Canucks vs Nashville Predators NHL Betting Prediction

NHL Canucks vs Nashville Predators Prediction 4/28/2024

The Vancouver Canucks (50-23-9) travel to face off against the Nashville Predators (47-30-5) on Sunday, April 28th. This game will be played at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville and televised on TBS. Both the Canucks and Predators will be looking to bounce back from losses in their previous games. Puck drop is scheduled for 5:00 ET.

Canucks vs Predators

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The Vancouver Canucks Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Heading into the playoffs, the Vancouver Canucks have been on a roll, going 6-4 in their last ten games, and they have a record of 50-23-9 overall. In the Western Conference, they are in 3rd place, and they have the best record in the Pacific Division.

On the road this season, the Canucks have gone 23-14-4, and they have been the underdog in 27 of their games, going 15-9-3 in those games. In their last three games, they have gone 2-1, and for the season, they have been favored in 55 games, going 35-14-6.

On the season, Vancouver has a puck line record of 41-41, including going 4-6 over their last ten games. So far, the Canucks have 31 wins by multiple goals and have lost by multiple goals 16 times.

As the underdog, Vancouver has a puck line record of 19-8 and has gone 3-2 against the puck line in their last five games. The Canucks’ average scoring margin on the road this year is +.3 goals per contest.

In their most recent game, the Canucks fell to the Jets on the road by a score of 4-2. Looking at the Canucks offense vs. the Jets, they managed to score one goal in the opening period and one time in the second period. Of Vancouver’s two goals, one were scored while in power play situations. Their game ended with 20 shots on goal and four giveaways.

Vancouver took a loss against the puck line, going into the game as the favorites with a -1.5-point advantage. The combined total of 6 goals exceeded the over/under line, which was set at 5.5 goals for the game.

The Nashville Predators Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Heading into today’s game, the Predators have an overall record of 47-30-5, which has them in 4th place in the Central Division and 6th place in the Western Conference. At home this season, Nashville has gone 23-16-2, and they have been favored in 39 of their 82 games.

Over their last ten games, the Predators have gone 5-5, and they have won two straight games when they have been favored. Against other teams from the Western Conference, Nashville has gone 28-22 this season, and they are 26-11-2 when favored.

At home this season, the Predators have a puck line record of 20-21 and an average scoring margin of +.2 goals per game. So far, Nashville has played 39 games as the favorite and has a puck line record of 17-22 in those contests. Overall, the team’s puck line record is 44-38.

Over their last ten games at home, the Predators have a puck line record of 4-6, and their puck line record as the underdog is 27-16. In their last three games, Nashville has gone 1-2 vs. the puck line, and their average scoring margin when favored is +.8 goals per game.

The Predators aim to bounce back following their 4-2 loss on the road to the Penguins. The Predators offense struggled in the first and third periods versus the Penguins, but they did score two times in the second period. In the game, Nashville managed to score all two goals at even strength. They concluded with 30 shots on goal and committed 4 turnovers.

As the underdog, Nashville suffered both a straight-up and loss vs. the puck line. The game ended with a total of 6 goals, resulting in a push on the over/under.

Vancouver Offense Breakdown

On the offensive side, the Canucks are scoring an 3.4 goals per game this season, ranking 6th in the NHL. When it came to shots on target per game, they are 26th in the league. This season, the Canucks have a 27-9 record in games where they outshoot their opponent. In games with fewer shots on goal, they hold a 22-13 record.

This season, the over/under record for the Canucks’ is 41-37-4. Over the course of the season, they have had 47 games that exceeded the over/under line of 5.5. On average, their games are averaging 6.1 goals per game.

Predators Offense Breakdown

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When looking at their offense, the Predators have an average of 3.2 goals per game this season, positioning themselves 10th in the NHL. In terms of shots on goal per game, they are ranked 8th in the league. Looking at how the Predators’ offense is performing during power plays, they are 9th in power play goals and 12th in shorthanded goals.

The Predators come in with an over/under record of 37-37-8. Over the season, there have been 50 games that have surpassed the 5.5 over/under line. Their games, on average, are at 6.3 goals per game.

Vancouver Team Defense

Vancouver defense takes on the Predators ranked 26th in goals allowed. On average, opponents are averaging 28.5 shots per game against Vancouver. They also are 8th in shutouts, with 6 shutouts.

Nashville Team Defense

Defensively, the Predators are currently 11th in goals allowed. On average, opponents are taking 30.4 shots per game against Nashville. They also are 18th in shutouts, coming in with 4 shutouts.

Canucks vs Predators Trends

  • In their last three road games, Vancouver has averaged 2 goals per game while allowing 2. The team’s record in this stretch was 2-1 while going 2-1 vs. the spread.
  • Across their three previous home games, Nashville has an puck line mark of 1-2. Their straight up record in these matchups was 1-2 while averaging 3 goals per game.
  • Going back to their previous ten games as the underdog, Nashville has an puck line mark of 6-4 while going 5-5 straight up.
  • The last three games that Vancouver was favored, they have an puck line mark of 1-2 while going 1-2 straight up.

Canucks vs Predators Prediction

If you’re looking for a moneyline pick, my choice is the Predators to take down the Canucks at home. With the moneyline currently at -122, I’m placing my bet on the Predators straight-up.

When making a puck line pick, we’re backing the Predators to win and cover. Watch for the Predators to win this game by multiple goals over the Canucks.

With an over/under line sitting at 5.5 goals, we like this game to surpass that mark and recommend getting a bet down on the over.

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