Free NHL Picks Today For Round 2: Dallas Stars vs Seattle Kraken 5/4/23

Free NHL Picks Today For Round 2: Dallas Stars vs Seattle Kraken 5/4/23
Thu 4th May 2023

The Seattle Kraken (+170) travel to face the Dallas Stars (-200) at American Airlines Center on Thursday. The total is 5.5 (O: +110, U: -130)


Seattle is averaging 3.47 goals per game for the season, fifth in the NHL. The visitors will face a difficult challenge against a Stars team that is allowing just 2.63 goals a game (4th).

Meanwhile, Dallas has found the net 3.44 times a game on average, sixth in the league, and the Kraken are allowing opponents to score 3.06 goals per game (14th).

The Stars’ 25.53% power play percentage is the third-best in the league, while the Kraken rank 23rd with a conversion rate of 19.10%. Dallas has been equally impressive at penalty killing, boasting the league’s third-highest PK% at 83.58%. Seattle ranks 19th at 77.73%.


With 70 and 64 points this season, Jared McCann and Vince Dunn have been the top skaters for the Kraken. In the net, Philipp Grubauer (17-14-4) is Seattle’s top goaltender by goals against average. He has a 2.85 GAA and a .895% save percentage.

Martin Jones (27-13-3) leads the Kraken in games played in goal. He has a GAA of 2.99 and a save percentage of .886%. Jason Robertson leads the Stars in scoring with 109 points (6th in the league).

He has 46 goals (7th in the league) and 63 assists (10th). Jake Oettinger (37-11-11) is the top goalie for Dallas with a goals against average of 2.37. He has a save percentage of .919%.


Seattle is 30-12-4 away from Climate Pledge Arena this season. Dallas is 24-10-11 at American Airlines Center this season.

SportsTips’ NHL Pick:

Dallas Stars (-210)

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