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Dallas Stars vs. Colorado Avalanche Prediction, Odds, NHL Picks [5/17/2024]

Dallas Stars vs. Colorado Avalanche Prediction, Odds, NHL Picks [5/17/2024]

The Colorado Avalanche will face the Dallas Stars in the 2024 NHL Playoffs at Ball Arena on Friday, starting at 10:00PM ET.

Dimers.com's full preview of Friday'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 Game 6

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

Our leading predictive analytics model currently gives the Avalanche a 53% chance of beating the Stars.

According to our model, the Stars (+1.5) have a 68% chance of covering the puck line, while the 6-goal over/under has a 51% chance of going under.

The Stanley Cup Playoffs (aka NHL Playoffs) is the NHL's postseason elimination tournament to decide the winner of the Stanley Cup.

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

Each round of the NHL Playoffs 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.

Stars vs. Avalanche Game 6 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 (-250) -1.5 (+215)
Moneyline -105 -110
Total o6 (+102) u6 (-110)

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

Stars vs. Avalanche Game 6 Picks

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

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Stars vs. Avalanche Player Props

Who will score an anytime 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 an 8.6% chance of scoring the first goal at Ball Arena, while the Avalanche star is a 39.2% chance of netting an anytime goal.

First Goal Scorer Predictions

Dallas Stars

Player First Goal Probability
Jason Robertson 6.8%
Wyatt Johnston 6.5%
Tyler Seguin 4.3%
Jamie Benn 4.2%
Matt Duchene 4.0%

Colorado Avalanche

Player First Goal Probability
Mikko Rantanen 8.6%
Nathan MacKinnon 7.3%
Artturi Lehkonen 5.0%
Jonathan Drouin 4.4%
Cale Makar 4.2%

Anytime Goal Scorer Predictions

Dallas Stars

Player Anytime Goal Probability
Jason Robertson 34.5%
Wyatt Johnston 31.4%
Jamie Benn 23.3%
Tyler Seguin 22.0%
Joe Pavelski 20.6%

Colorado Avalanche

Player Anytime Goal Probability
Mikko Rantanen 39.2%
Nathan MacKinnon 38.3%
Artturi Lehkonen 25.0%
Cale Makar 22.3%
Jonathan Drouin 22.0%

Stars vs. Avs Game 6 Information

Friday's Game 6 between the Avalanche and Stars in the Stanley Cup Playoffs is scheduled to commence 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 53% win probability, will likely beat the Stars on Friday.

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 drawn from 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
Chief Content Officer

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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