The Vegas Golden Knights and the Dallas Stars play the third game of their series this coming Tuesday. Check out our preview of this Golden Knights vs Stars 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 Vegas Golden Knights vs Dallas Stars 2023 NHL Playoffs Game 3 Western Conference Finals on May 23, 2023
Where: American Airlines Center, Dallas
When: Tuesday, May 23, 2023, 8:00 PM ET
TV Broadcast: ESPN
Betting on the Vegas Golden Knights (+1.5)
Regular Season Record: 65-12-5
The Golden Knights are on a roll. They are now up in the series 2-0 after escaping with a 3-2 overtime victory in Game 2. Vegas was outshot in Game 2, 28-24, but it played much more physically than Dallas, as evidenced by the team’s 31 hits to just 28 by the Stars. Also, the Golden Knights were effective with their forechecks in Game 2, resulting in 12 takeaways, while the Stars only recorded six. Playing the Stars in Dallas is expected to be a bigger challenge for Vegas, but the Golden Knights are 5-1 in their last six games away from home. They are also 7-2 in their last nine games after a victory.
Betting on the Dallas Stars (-1.5)
Regular Season Record: 47-21-14
The Stars have their backs against the wall, but they should get a major boost from their home fans in Game 3. Dallas has won five of its last six home games and is also 11-3 in its last 14 games after just a day of rest. Roope Hintz and Jason Robertson along with Joe Pavelski hope to keep the Stars’ offense going. So far in the playoffs, the Stars are averaging 3.47 goals for per game. They are getting ample premium scoring chances in the series versus Vegas, with the Stars recording a 53.06 xGF% in the series along with a 57.45 SCF%. The Stars are 5-2 in their last seven games against a team that surrendered two goals or fewer in a previous outing.
The Stars win, 4-3.
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