Free NHL Picks Today For Round 2: Seattle Kraken vs Dallas Stars 5/9/23

Free NHL Picks Today For Round 2: Seattle Kraken vs Dallas Stars 5/9/23
Tue 9th May 2023

The Dallas Stars (-140) travel to face the Seattle Kraken (+120) at Climate Pledge Arena on Tuesday. The total is 5.5 (O: -120, U: +100)


Dallas is averaging 3.43 goals per game for the season, seventh in the NHL, and they are taking on a Kraken team that is allowing 3.05 goals a game (14th).

Meanwhile, Seattle has found the net 3.49 times a game on average, fifth in the league, and will be looking to overwhelm the Stars’ stout defense, which is holding opponents to 2.67 goals per game (5th).

The Stars’ 25.35% power play percentage is the fourth-best in the league, while the Kraken rank 23rd with a conversion rate of 19.26%. Dallas has been equally strong at penalty killing, boasting the league’s third-highest PK% at 83.39%. Seattle ranks 19th at 77.86%.


With 109 points this season, sixth-most in the NHL, Jason Robertson is the top skater for the Stars. He is among the league leaders in both goals and assists, finding the net 46 times (7th) and assisting 63 scores for this teammates (10th).

In the net, Jake Oettinger (37-11-11) is Dallas’ top goaltender. He has a 2.37 GAA and a .919% save percentage. Jared McCann and Vince Dunn lead the Kraken in scoring with 70 and 64 points, respectively.

McCann has 40 goals and 30 assists in 79 games, while Dunn has 14 goals and 50 assists in 81 games. Philipp Grubauer (17-14-4) has the best goals against average for Seattle at 2.85.

He has a save percentage of .895%. Martin Jones (27-13-3) has played the most games in net for the Kraken this season. He has a 2.99 GAA and a .886% save percentage.


Dallas is 27-13-5 on the road this season. Seattle is 22-19-4 at Climate Pledge Arena this season.

SportsTips’ NHL Pick:

Seattle Kraken (+120)

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