Free NHL Hockey Prediction: Predators vs. Golden Knights NHL Odds
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(20-11-2) Nashville Predators vs. Vegas Golden Knights(22-12-1)
Date: Tuesday January 4th
Time: 10:00 PM ET
Venue: T-Mobile Arena, Vegas
NHL Hockey Moneyline Odds: Predators +125 Golden Knights-150 (Bet Now!)
NHL Hockey Puck Line Odds: Predators +1.5 -200 Golden Knights -1.5 +155
NHL Betting Total: O/U 5.5
Nashville fly’s to Vegas after decimating The Blackhawks 6-1 on New Years Day. On the opposite, The Golden Knights come off a heartbreaking overtime loss to conference foe, The Winnipeg Jets.
The Predators are currently on an impressive 8-2 run dating back to November. However, those two losses have came in their last three games, causing concern amongst Nashville backers.
Offensively speaking, Nashville is struggling to get shots, and goals off, but are thriving on their powerplay. For example, The Preds are ranked 6th in the NHL on the powerplay, by capitalizing on 26 percent of their chances.
However, they’re only scoring an average of 3.0 goals, on 29.6 shots per outing; together ranking 15th and 21st, dreadfully.
Defensively, Nashville is shutting down teams at an alarming rate, as they’re only allowing 2.7 goals, on 29.7 shots per game; which rank 8th and 7th, respectfully.
Vegas Golden Knights
Vegas is on a 7-3 run heading into Tuesday nights game, unfortunately two of those losses came in their last four games. Almost exactly mirroring their opponent, except last games result.
On the offensive glass, The Golden Knights continue to inspire, rocketing 34.0 shots per matchup, resulting in an impressive median of 3.5 goals on average.
Defensively, Vegas woefully has one of the poorest penalty killing squads in the NHL, as they’re only shutting down teams on 76.4% of their powerplays.
Moreover, The Knights are ranked a poor 18th for goals against, but a respectable 12th for shots against per tilt; these stats made possible by a disappointing 3.1 goals, on 30.6 shots against on average.
NHL Betting Trends:
- Nashville is 8-2 SU in their last 10 games.
- The total has gone OVER in 4 out of Nashville’s last 5 games played.
- Vegas is 7-2 SU in their last 9 games.
- The total has gone OVER in 4 out of Vegas’ last 5 games.
- The underdog is 4-0 SU in these squads last 4 matchups against each other.
- The total has gone OVER in 4 out of the last 5 times these teams played each other.
Free Nashville Predators vs. Vegas Golden Knights NHL Prediction
Both squads are on a roll currently, which makes the moneyline much more difficult to predict. Reason being, current trends are critical in predicting hockey wagers.
That being said, Nashville’s last three games have resulted in an over, while two out of Vegas’ last three have also resulted in an over.
4* Free NHL Betting Pick: OVER 5.5
Furthermore, 80% of the time these squads have faced off since Vegas’ inaugural season, the total has ended in an over. With all angles considered, the best value exists on the OVER 5.5.
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