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Colorado Avalanche vs. Dallas Stars Prediction, Odds, NHL Picks [5/9/2024]

Colorado Avalanche vs. Dallas Stars Prediction, Odds, NHL Picks [5/9/2024]

The Dallas Stars and Colorado Avalanche will meet in the NHL Playoffs at American Airlines Center on Thursday, with puck drop at 9:30PM ET.

Dimers.com's full preview of Thursday's Avalanche vs. Stars matchup includes our prediction, picks and the latest betting odds.

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Avalanche vs. Stars Prediction: Who Will Win, Cover the Puck Line

We have used advanced machine learning and statistics to simulate the result of Thursday's NHL Playoffs game between the Avalanche and Stars 10,000 times, in keeping with our coverage of NHL picks.

Our independent predictive analytics model currently gives the Stars a 54% chance of defeating the Avalanche.

According to our model, the Avalanche (+1.5) have a 68% chance of covering the puck line, while the over/under total of 6.5 goals has a 55% chance of going under.

The Stanley Cup Playoffs (aka NHL Playoffs) is an elimination tournament in the NHL to determine the winner of the Stanley Cup.

Sixteen teams, including the Avalanche and Stars, reached the 2024 NHL Playoffs, which includes four rounds: the First Round, Second Round, Conference Finals and Stanley Cup Finals.

Each round is played as a best-of-seven series, with the first team to four wins progressing to the next round until a champion is crowned.

Avalanche vs. Stars Odds

We have researched the best betting odds in America for this game, which are listed here:

Bet Type Avalanche Stars
Puck Line +1.5 (-210) -1.5 (+188)
Moneyline +115 -130
Total o6.5 (+100) u6.5 (-118)

All odds are correct at the time of publication and are subject to change.

Avalanche vs. Stars Picks

At Dimers, our predictions, coupled with the current odds, reveal the top betting picks for every game, including Avalanche vs. Stars. Our best NHL bets are based on expert modeling and analysis, as you can see.

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Avalanche vs. Stars Player Props

Who will score the first goal in Avalanche vs. Stars?

According to our model, Dallas' Jason Robertson is most likely to score the first goal in Avalanche vs. Stars.

Our projections give Robertson a 7.5% chance of scoring the first goal at American Airlines Center, while the Stars star is a 36.8% chance of netting an anytime goal.

First Goal Scorer Predictions

Colorado Avalanche

Player First Goal Probability
Mikko Rantanen 6.8%
Nathan MacKinnon 6.5%
Valeri Nichushkin 5.4%
Artturi Lehkonen 4.3%
Cale Makar 3.8%

Dallas Stars

Player First Goal Probability
Jason Robertson 7.5%
Wyatt Johnston 7.3%
Roope Hintz 6.8%
Jamie Benn 4.4%
Joe Pavelski 4.0%

Anytime Goal Scorer Predictions

Colorado Avalanche

Player Anytime Goal Probability
Mikko Rantanen 35.6%
Nathan MacKinnon 35.4%
Valeri Nichushkin 28.1%
Artturi Lehkonen 22.6%
Cale Makar 19.6%

Dallas Stars

Player Anytime Goal Probability
Jason Robertson 36.8%
Wyatt Johnston 34.2%
Roope Hintz 31.6%
Jamie Benn 24.5%
Matt Duchene 21.7%

Avs vs. Stars Game Information

Thursday's matchup between the Stars and Avalanche in the Stanley Cup Playoffs is scheduled to commence at 9:30PM ET.


Our full coverage of the Avalanche vs. Stars includes pregame predictions, betting picks and live win probabilities.


We predict the Stars, with a 54% win probability, will likely beat the Avalanche on Thursday.

AI and automation have enhanced this article to quickly deliver accurate Avalanche vs. Stars insights, with human oversight ensuring high editorial quality. Our predictions are based on current data to help you make informed decisions. For additional resources and advice on responsible gambling, please call 1-800-GAMBLER.

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Jason Bevilacqua
Head of Content and Communities

Jason Bevilacqua has a deep-rooted passion for sports and has been actively involved in sports betting for many years. Specializing in the MLB, NHL, NBA, MLS, and NFL, Jason delivers engaging game previews across these leagues. His expertise is particularly evident in his best bets for MLB, NHL, and college basketball. Additionally, Jason contributes valuable MLB and NFL props, as well as NBA first basket plays. 

Since joining Dimers in 2020 as the Head of Social and Community, Jason has also made significant contributions to the editorial department, offering daily articles that are not only well-researched but also deeply insightful. His strategic approach and collaboration with DimersBOT ensure his betting advice is top-notch.

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