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Vegas Golden Knights at Dallas Stars Betting Pick

In the Western Conference of the National Hockey League, game 5 of the best of 7 series between the Vegas Golden Knights and Dallas Stars will happen on Wednesday.  The Vegas Golden Knights and Dallas Stars are tied in the series at 2 wins each. The winner of this game will move a game away from heading to the second round of the postseason.

Vegas is the 8th seed after a lackluster regular season. The Golden Knights are the defending Stanley Cup Champions, and won the first two games of this series. Vegas went 45-29-8 during the regular season, which was fourth in the Pacific Division.

For Dallas, the top seed got back in the series with back to back wins on the road in Vegas. The Stars went 52-21-9 in the regular season. Dallas won their final two games, and came away as the top seed in the Western Conference.

Dallas is -155 at home in this game. The total for this affair is 5.5 goals.

Vegas Golden Knights

In the first two games, both wins, Vegas scored 3.5 goals per game. In the last two, both loses, they are scoring just 2 per game. The Golden Knights scored 3.21 per game in the regular season. The Golden Knights were 11th in team defense, as they allowed teams to score 2.96 per game.

The Golden Knights saw Micahel Amadio and Jack Eichel score goals in the Game 4 loss. Eichel was one of the top scorers for Vegas during the regular season. Eichel now has a goal in three straight, and points in each of his last 8 games overall.

The winner of this series will move on to the second round of the postseason. The winner will likely get the Colorado Avalanche. Colorado leads Winnipeg 3-1 in the series.

Dallas Stars

The Dallas Stars finished the regular season hot, winning eight out of their final ten games. The postseason came, and back to back losses had everyone scratching their heads. Now, the Stars are back on track and looking to grab a home win. A win here and they could win the series in Vegas over the weekend.

The Stars trialed 2-1 against Vegas in Game 4. Then Wyatt Johnston scored his third of the postseason, followed by goals from Ty Dellandrea and Roope Hintz to win the game. Dallas was one of the best regular season scoring teams. The Stars scored nearly 3.6 goals per game.

In between the pipes for Dallas will be Jake Oettinger. Oettinger won 35 games during the regular season. The goaltender has allowed 2 or less goals in 8 out of his last 10 games. The most recent was Game 1 against Vegas, where he gave up four.

Stars Top Knights in Game 5

Dallas is back home, and they have yet to win a postseason game there. The Stars are going to have a ton of momentum after getting two in Vegas. The Golden Knights are not ready to call it quits just yet.

But, in the end, we are going to go with the better team, and team on home ice. Dallas grabs a Game 5 win, and sends Vegas back home down 3-2 in the series. Take the Dallas Stars -155 over the Vegas Golden Knights. Enjoy the game and good luck!

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