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NHL Playoffs Game 6: Stars vs Kraken Prediction, Odds, and Picks

By · May 12, 2023
  • Dallas Stars within one win of reaching the next round
  • Seattle Kraken require a home win to force game seven

The pressure will be on the Seattle Kraken on Saturday evening, as they look to keep alive their hopes of progression alive. The Dallas Stars could secure their spot in the conference finals, where they will come up against either the Vegas Golden Knights or Edmonton Oilers.


How To Watch

  • When: Saturday, May 13, 2023, at 7:00 P.M. ET
  • Where: Climate Pledge Arena, Seattle
  • How To Watch: NHL TV

Odds

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Dallas Stars-142
Seattle Kraken+129

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The job is nearly done for the Dallas Stars, as they are one victory away from securing their spot in the Western Conference finals. They secured victory in game five to move to within touching distance of their spot in the conference finals. Dallas was excellent on Thursday, as they landed a 5-2 home win.

The Stars scored twice in the opening period, before netting once in the second. The final two goals were later added in the final period to wrap up a memorable win in front of their home fans. Roope Hintz was in inspired form, as he scored twice. Meanwhile, Jason Robertson ended the night with two assists.

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Meanwhile, there now appears to be a huge challenge for the Seattle Kraken to overcome. But, huge positives would have been taken from this season regardless of the result on Saturday, as they have been able to compete in the playoffs for the first time in franchise history. But, they will need a victory on Saturday to force a game seven.

Seattle was always playing catch up on Thursday, as they fell 2-0 down after the opening period. However, they gave themselves a fighting chance after netting twice in the second. But, the Stars were able to flex their muscles to cruise to victory. The Kraken goals in the defeat were netted by Adam Larsson and Jared McCann.


Picks

We have been huge fans of the Kraken throughout the season, but we believe that their journey will come to an end on Saturday. Therefore, we will be siding with the Stars to claim victory.

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Alex Dudley
Contributor Alex has covered huge sporting events for various websites and publications. He has attended football European Championships, Rugby League and Union World Cups, and the Paralympics. Alex is dedicated to giving the most insightful tips for VegasOdds readers and specialises in horse racing, soccer, golf and basketball.