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Dallas Stars vs. Colorado Avalanche Prediction, Odds, NHL Picks [5/11/2024]

Dallas Stars vs. Colorado Avalanche Prediction, Odds, NHL Picks [5/11/2024]

NHL Playoffs action continues on Saturday at 10:00PM ET as the Dallas Stars take on the Colorado Avalanche in the 2024 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Ball Arena.

Dimers.com's in-depth preview of Saturday's Stars vs. Avalanche matchup includes our prediction, picks and the latest betting odds.

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

We have used powerful machine learning and statistical analysis to simulate the outcome of Saturday's NHL Playoffs matchup between the Stars and Avalanche 10,000 times, in line with our coverage of NHL predictions.

Our proven predictive analytics model gives the Avalanche a 55% chance of beating the Stars.

According to our model, the Stars (+1.5) have a 66% 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 is an elimination tournament in the National Hockey League to decide the winner of the Stanley Cup.

A total of 16 teams, including the Stars and Avalanche, made the NHL Playoffs 2024, which consists of four rounds: the First Round, Second Round, Conference Finals and Stanley Cup Finals.

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

Stars vs. Avalanche Odds

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

Bet Type Stars Avalanche
Puck Line +1.5 (-218) -1.5 (+188)
Moneyline +115 -130
Total o6.5 (-110) u6.5 (-105)

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

Stars vs. Avalanche Picks

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

With a betting edge of 3.6%, a pick from the Stars vs. Avalanche game is featured in today's best bets on Dimers Pro.

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Stars vs. Avalanche Player Props

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

According to our model, Colorado's Mikko Rantanen is most likely to score the first goal in Stars vs. Avalanche.

Our projections give Rantanen a 7.6% chance of scoring the first goal at Ball Arena, while the Avalanche star is a 36.8% chance of netting an anytime goal.

First Goal Scorer Predictions

Dallas Stars

Player First Goal Probability
Jason Robertson 6.7%
Wyatt Johnston 6.6%
Roope Hintz 5.7%
Jamie Benn 4.4%
Matt Duchene 3.6%

Colorado Avalanche

Player First Goal Probability
Mikko Rantanen 7.6%
Nathan MacKinnon 7.2%
Valeri Nichushkin 5.7%
Artturi Lehkonen 4.2%
Ross Colton 3.7%

Anytime Goal Scorer Predictions

Dallas Stars

Player Anytime Goal Probability
Jason Robertson 33.6%
Wyatt Johnston 32.6%
Roope Hintz 28.8%
Jamie Benn 21.5%
Matt Duchene 19.8%

Colorado Avalanche

Player Anytime Goal Probability
Mikko Rantanen 36.8%
Nathan MacKinnon 35.1%
Valeri Nichushkin 31.3%
Artturi Lehkonen 23.0%
Ross Colton 20.3%

Stars vs. Avs Game Information

Saturday's matchup between the Avalanche and Stars in the Stanley Cup Playoffs is scheduled to start at 10:00PM ET.


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


We predict the Avalanche, with a 55% win probability, will likely beat the Stars on Saturday.

AI and automation have enhanced this article to quickly deliver accurate Stars vs. Avalanche insights, with human oversight ensuring high editorial quality. Our predictions are grounded in 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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Nick Slade
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Nick Slade, with nearly two decades of experience as a sports and betting expert, serves as the Chief Content Officer at Cipher Sports Technology Group, where he steers the editorial and digital content strategy for leading platforms like Dimers.com, Stats Insider and Gambling Today. Specializing in soccer, Nick brings a global perspective to his coverage of the sport, including detailed analyses of MLS games. He also contributes to NHL content through game previews, best bets, and props, and lends his expertise to crafting NBA first basket betting content. 

With a robust background as a journalist and broadcaster, Nick has been a trusted voice on major networks and channels such as Fox Sports, WCBV-TV Boston, ESPN, ABC, and others. His profound understanding of sports and betting dynamics has made him a sought-after authority in the wagering and gambling industries.

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