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Vegas Golden Knights vs Dallas Stars 5/23/2023 Analysis, Best Picks and Odds

Vegas Golden Knights vs Dallas Stars 5/23/2023 Analysis, Best Picks and Odds

West Final – Game 3, VGK leads series 2-0

Game 3 of the Western Conference semifinals in the best-of-seven series between the Dallas Stars and the Vegas Golden Knights will take place on Tuesday. Currently, the Golden Knights are leading the series 2-0, thanks to their 3-2 overtime triumph against Dallas on Sunday. Chandler Stephenson emerged as the hero for Vegas by scoring the decisive goal in overtime. The Golden Knights have been in superb form, winning their last four games and five out of the past six.

In the playoffs, both Chandler Stephenson and William Karlsson have been the top goal-scorers for Vegas, finding the net seven times each. Jack Eichel and Mark Stone have played vital roles in assisting goals, leading the team with nine assists apiece. When it comes to overall points, both Eichel and Stone are at the top with 15 points, closely followed by Stephenson with 13 points. Adin Hill, the goaltender for Vegas, boasts an impressive record of 5 wins and 1 loss, a goals-against average of 2.34, and a save percentage of .930.

During Game 2, the Vegas Golden Knights secured a 3-2 victory against the Stars. Although their offensive performance was average, they managed to convert three of their 24 shot attempts. They also took advantage of one of their two power play opportunities. Vegas accumulated a total of 6 penalty minutes in the game.

Throughout the season, the Vegas Golden Knights have displayed their scoring ability by scoring 267 goals, ranking 14th in the league, while allowing 225 goals against them. They have accumulated 111 points and currently hold a points percentage of .677.

On the power play, Vegas has capitalized on 42 of their 207 opportunities, resulting in a success rate of 20.29%. In terms of even-strength play, the Golden Knights have scored 225 goals and conceded 181 goals. They have attempted 2,587 shots, boasting a shot percentage of 10.3%. Meanwhile, their opponents have taken 2,533 shots against them, and Vegas goaltenders have maintained a save percentage of .911. It’s worth noting that the opponents of the Vegas Golden Knights have had 195 power play opportunities, from which they have scored 44 goals, placing Vegas at 32nd in the NHL.

  • The total stayed UNDER in 6 of Vegas’ last 6 games on the road against Dallas.
  • Vegas is 10-2 SU in their last 12 games against an opponent in the Western Conference.
  • The total went OVER in 5 of Vegas’ last 7 games with an opponent in the Central Division.

Vegas Golden Knights vs Dallas Stars 5/23/2023 Analysis, Best Picks and Odds

Dallas faces a critical situation as they get ready to host Vegas in Game 3, with the risk of falling into a 0-3 deficit and facing elimination. In their previous game, Dallas suffered a setback when they lost possession behind their own goal in overtime, leading to Vegas scoring the decisive goal. Jason Robertson and Miro Heiskanen were the goal scorers for Dallas in the defeat.

Roope Hintz has been leading Dallas in the postseason, leading the team in goals with 10, assists with 12, and total points with 22. Joe Pavelski ranks second in goals with eight, while Jason Robertson sits second in assists with 11 and points with 15. In goal, Jake Oettinger has played a crucial role, holding a record of 8 wins and 7 losses, with a goals-against average of 2.83 and a save percentage of .901. Oettinger has appeared in 15 out of Dallas’s 17 postseason games.

When evaluating Dallas’s offensive capabilities, they have scored 217 even-strength goals and 64 power-play goals, ranking sixth in professional hockey. They have attempted 2,617 shots (14th in the NHL) with a shot percentage of 10.74%, while allowing 2,452 shots against them.

Overall, the Dallas Stars have scored 281 goals and accumulated 108 points, resulting in a points percentage of .659. Defensively, they have conceded 215 goals, with 175 at even strength and 40 while shorthanded. Dallas has had 256 power play opportunities, converting 25.00% of them. Their penalty kill percentage stands at 83.47% against 242 power play opportunities by their opponents, and their save percentage is 91.2%.

In goal, Jake Oettinger will continue guarding the net for Dallas. He has made 3,496 saves out of 3,817 shots faced, boasting a save percentage of .916. Oettinger holds a career record of 78 wins, 34 losses, and 19 overtime losses, appearing in 139 games and starting in 131. He has accumulated a total playing time of 7,957 minutes. Oettinger has achieved a quality start rate of 59.5%, with 78 quality starts in his career. On average, he allows 2.42 goals per game, conceding a total of 321 goals.

  • The total stayed UNDER in 6 of Dallas’ last 6 games at home against Vegas.
  • The total went OVER in 14 of Dallas’ last 19 games with an opponent in the Pacific Division.
  • The Dallas Stars are 14-4 SU in their last 18 games when playing as the favourite.

Vegas Golden Knights vs. Dallas Stars. The NHL Pick for this contest is Dallas -150. On Tuesday, Dallas is poised to make a strong comeback at home, aiming to reduce Vegas’ series lead to 2-1. Historically, the Stars have been successful in their home games against Vegas, winning four out of the last five matchups on their home ice. Furthermore, Dallas has emerged victorious in five of their last six home games overall. Additionally, when playing with just one day of rest, the Stars have a strong record, winning 11 of their last 14 games in such circumstances. Although Dallas made some late-game errors on Sunday, contributing to their loss, they are expected to perform differently on their home ice on Tuesday. As a result, my final score prediction is a 4-2 victory in favor of the Dallas Stars.

NHL Starting Time: 8:00 PM ET

Location: American Airlines Center in Dallas, TX

Date: Tuesday, May 23, 2023                                                                                          


NHL Odds/Point Spread: Dallas Stars -145

NHL Totals: 5.5


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