The Dallas Stars and the Vegas Golden Knights play Game 1 of their series this Friday in Sin City. Check out our preview of this Stars vs Golden Knights matchup in the 2022-23 Stanley Cup Playoffs. There are more hockey previews to read here at TopBet, so feel free to look around and make bets once you’re ready.
Betting Preview for the Dallas Stars vs Vegas Golden Knights 2023 Playoffs Game 1 Western Conference Finals on May 19, 2023
Where: T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas
When: Friday, May 19, 2023, 8:30 PM ET
TV Broadcast: ESPN
Betting on the Dallas Stars (+1.5)
Regular Season Record: 47-21-14
The Stars are advancing to the Western Conference Finals after taking care of business in seven games against the Seattle Kraken in the second round. Prior to that, they handled the Minnesota Wild in the first round in six games. Among the remaining teams in contention for the Stanley Cup, the Stars are No. 1 in terms of power-play conversion rate with a 31.7 PP%. Dallas is also having so much success killing penalties with an 83.3 PK%. Roope Hintz and Joe Pavelski are leading the offense of the Stars in the postseason, as they have a combined total of 17 goals and 12 assists so far in the playoffs.
The Stars are 4-1 in their last five Conference Finals games.
Betting on the Vegas Golden Knights (-1.5)
Regular Season Record: 51-22-9
It takes an amazing team to beat a squad that features the tandem of Leon Draisaitl and Conor McDavid. Fortunately for the Golden Knights, they are one incredible unit, as they ousted the Edmonton Oilers in six games in the second round of the 2023 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs. Vegas is feeding off its high-octane offense that is averaging 3.37 goals for per contest so far in the postseason. They spread the offense nicely in Vegas, with six Golden Knights with at least four goals already after two rounds in the playoffs.
The Golden Knights are 4-1 in their last five games on a Friday.
The Stars win, 4-3.
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