2024 Stanley Cup Playoffs Second Round Stars vs. Avalanche Betting Odds & Picks (05/13/2024)

At the onset of the second round of the 2024 Stanley Cup Playoffs, fans salivated for the series between the Dallas Stars and Colorado Avalanche. Dallas and Colorado are two of the most talented and skilled clubs on the Stanley Cup betting odds board. Handicappers figured both teams were equal offensively. Of great concern was the difference in defense and goaltending. Dallas was perceived to have the advantage on the back end and between the pipes. So far, that has been the case. Following a Colorado win in game one, Dallas took the next two matchups.

2024 Stanley Cup Playoffs Second Round Matchup Dallas Stars vs. Colorado Avalanche

Date and Time:Monday, May 13, 2024, 9:30 P.M. ET.
Location:Ball Arena, Denver, CO.
TV Coverage:ESPN
Odds at SBG Sportsbook
TeamSpreadTotalML
Stars+1½ -2006½ -105+110
Avalanche-1½ +1706½ -115-130
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Dallas Stars vs. Colorado Avalanche Series Schedule

  • Game 1: Avalanche 4, Stars 3 (OT)
  • Game 2: Stars 5, Avalanche 3
  • Game 3: Stars at Avalanche, May 11 (10 p.m. ET, TNT/truTV)
  • Game 4: Stars at Avalanche, May 13 (TBD, ESPN)
  • Game 5: Avalanche at Stars, May 15 (8 p.m. ET, ESPN)
  • Game 6*: Stars at Avalanche, May 17 (TBD, TBD)
  • Game 7*: Avalanche at Stars, May 19 (TBD, TBD)

Following their Game 3 win at Colorado, the Stars regained home-ice advantage. Initially, Dallas lost it with its game-one loss at home.

Dallas Stars Team Overview

This season, the Dallas Stars are 52-21-9 straight up and 43-39 over/under the offshore bookmaker total. Also, Dallas is 1st in the Western Conference playoff standings. Vancouver is four points behind the Dallas Stars in the Western Conference playoff race. Late on, Dallas has covered four out of their last six games. While the Stars have gone under the total in eight of its previous nine matchups.

Dallas has NHL rankings of 4th for goals scored and 6th for power play efficiency. In comparison, on defense, the Stars have NHL rankings of 9th for goals against and 8th for penalty killing.

Late on the Stars got the cash in six of its previous eight games. Dallas went under the total in six of its last nine games.

So far in the 2024 Stanley Cup Playoffs, G Jake Oettinger has a 2.12 goals against average, a .919 save percentage, and a 6-4 record. D Miro Heiskanen leads Dallas with three goals, six assists, and nine points but with a -65. C Wyatt Johnston adds five goals, three assists, eight points, and even +/-.

Colorado Avalanche Team Overview

This year, the Colorado Avalanche are 50-25-7 straight up and 46-32-4 over/under the total. Also, Colorado is 4th in the Western Conference playoff standings. Colorado is eight points behind the Dallas Stars in the Western Conference playoff race. Late on, Colorado has covered two out of their last six games. In contrast, the Avalanche have gone over the total in six of its previous seven matchups.

Colorado has NHL rankings of 1st for goals scored and 5th for power play efficiency. In comparison on defense, the Avalanche have NHL rankings of 16th for goals against and 12th for penalty killing.

C Nathan MacKinnon leads Colorado with three goals, nine assists, 12 points, and a +2. RW Valeri Nichushkin brings nine goals and one assist with ten points and a +1. G Alexandar Georgiev has a 2.98 goals against average, a .888 save percentage, and a record of 5-3.

Dallas Stars vs. Colorado Avalanche SBG Free Picks

In this situation, Dallas has the decided NHL Playoff betting odds advantage between the pipes with Oetinger.

Dallas Stars vs. Colorado Avalanche SBG Best Bet: Dallas Stars.

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