Dallas Stars vs. Colorado Avalanche: Preview, Predictions and Picks for May 13, 2024

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May 13, 2024 9:11 AM
The Dallas Stars, holding a 2-1 series lead, will face off against the Colorado Avalanche on Monday, May 13, 2024, at 9:30 PM at Ball Arena in Game 4 of their Western Conference semifinal series. With the Stars looking to capitalize on their momentum, the Avalanche will aim to even the series in front of their home crowd. Expect an intense matchup between these Central Division rivals in the NHL playoffs.
Dallas Stars
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Dallas Stars Analysis

Heading into the matchup against the Colorado Avalanche, the Dallas Stars are facing a significant setback with top scorer Wyatt Johnston sidelined due to injury. Johnston's 32 goals have been a crucial component of the Stars' offense, and his absence will be felt. However, the team can still rely on Jason Robertson, who leads the team with 51 assists and 80 points. Robertson's playmaking abilities will be crucial in generating scoring opportunities against the Avalanche's stout defense. Despite Johnston's injury, the Stars will need to find ways to capitalize on Robertson's creativity and production if they hope to come out on top in this highly competitive Western Conference showdown.

Colorado Avalanche Analysis

As the Dallas Stars prepare to take on the Colorado Avalanche, they'd be wise to key in on containing Nathan MacKinnon, the Avs' dominant center. Despite being listed as day-to-day with an injury, MacKinnon's impressive stats - 51 goals, 89 assists, and 140 points - make him a perpetual threat on the ice. If the Stars can find a way to neutralize MacKinnon's explosive scoring ability, they may be able to stifle the Avalanche's high-powered offense. However, if MacKinnon is able to take the ice, the Stars' defense will need to be on high alert to prevent him from taking over the game.

Colorado Avalanche Injuries

  • Jonathan Drouin (LW): Out
  • Joel Kiviranta (LW): Day-To-Day
  • Samuel Girard (D): Day-To-Day
  • Justus Annunen (G): Day-To-Day
  • Maros Jedlicka (C): Day-To-Day

Dallas Stars Injuries

  • Jani Hakanpaa (D): Day-To-Day
  • Mason Marchment (LW): Day-To-Day
  • Radek Faksa (C): Day-To-Day
  • Tyler Seguin (C): Day-To-Day
  • Evgenii Dadonov (RW): Injured Reserve

How to Watch the Dallas Stars vs Colorado Avalanche

The Dallas Stars vs. Colorado Avalanche game will be televised on ESPN and is scheduled for Mon 9:30 PM.

Dallas Stars vs Colorado Avalanche Betting Odds

The Colorado Avalanche are favored to win, with current odds sitting at -140, a slight increase from the opening line of -135. The Over/Under for the game is set at 6.5 goals.

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