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Vegas Golden Knights at Dallas Stars Betting Pick

The Vegas Golden Knights are on the road at the Dallas Stars in Game 2 of the best of 7 series. The 8th seeded Vegas Golden Knights picked up a big upset road win on Monday downing the Stars 3-2. The Stars will look to even up the series before they shift to Vegas later this week for Games 3 and 4.

The Vegas Golden Knights are the defending Stanley Cup Champions. Vegas did not have a great regular season, but still reached the postseason. The Golden Knights went 45-29-8 on the season. Vegas lost their season finale at home to the Ducks to fall to the 8th seed.

The Dallas Stars were really good all season. Dallas won the Central Division with 113 points. The Stars won their final two games, and 8 out of their last 10. Dallas finished 52-21-9 on the season.

The Dallas Stars are -160 to bounce back and win Game 2. The total for this game is set at 5.5.

Vegas Golden Knights

Logan Thompson recorded 27 saves and Vegas walked away from Game 1 with a big win. The Golden Knights scored three times in the first period. Mark Stone, Jonathan Marchessault and Tomas Hertl all scored. Dallas scored twice in the first to put the game 3-2 after one.

Brayden McNabb scored the fourth goal in the second period, and the Knights used their defense to limit Dallas to just one third period goal in the win. The Golden Knights allowed 2.96 goals per game in the regular season, which was 11th. Offensively, Vegas was fine too with 3.21 per game.

The Golden Knights will likely use Thompson again between the pipes. He shared time with Adin Hill, as Thompson started 42 and Hill 35. Thompson went 25-14-5 on the season, and allowed 2.7 goals per game. During the regular season, Vegas was led in scoring by Marchessault, with 69 points.

Dallas Stars

For Dallas, they saw Jake Oettinger struggle in the game, recording just 11 saves in the game. Oettinger was great in the regular season with 35 wins to just 14 losses. He allowed just 2.72 goals per game. Dallas as a team was 8th in the league, allowing 2.83 per game.

The three goals for the Stars on Monday came from Jamie Benn, Jason Robertson and Mason Marchment. During the regular season, the Stars saw Robertson led the way with 51 assists and 29 goals. Veteran Joe Pavelski played in all 82 games and scored 27 goals and dished out 40 assists.

The Stars have not lost back to back games since early March. They lost 4-3 at home to the Florida Panthers, and then the Devils came to town and beat them 6-2. Following those two losses, the Stars ran off eight straight wins, leading to April.

Vegas Stuns Dallas Again

The Vegas Golden Knights have something in them. They like high pressured games. They like the spotlights. This is going to be a very interesting series, but in Game two, we are going back with Vegas to win again. The Golden Knights go on the road and win the first two games against the top seed in the Western Conference.

Our final bet for this game on Wednesday is the Vegas Golden Knights +135 over the Dallas Stars. Enjoy the game and best of luck with all your National Hockey League betting!

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