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Vancouver Canucks vs. New Jersey Devils - 3/15/19 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction

New Jersey Devils at Vancouver Canucks
Date & Time Friday March 15, 2019, 10:00 PM (EDT)
Rogers Arena
Vancouver, BC
The Line
Vancouver -150 / New Jersey +136 / over-under: 5.5
TV Channel
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Friday NHL action pits the New Jersey Devils at the Vancouver Canucks.

The New Jersey Devils knocked off Edmonton 6-3 on the road Wednesday to end a season high seven game slide. Sam Gagner, Alex Chiasson and Matthew Benning lit the lamp for Edmonton. Connor McDavid logged three assists for the Oilers while Mikko Koskinen allowed four goals on 18 shots and Anthony Stolarz stopped 15-17 shots in relief.

The balanced New Jersey offense received scoring from Kenny Agostino, Travis Zajac, Damon Severson, John Severson, John Quenneville, Kevin Rooney and Blake Coleman. Andy Greene posted a pair of helpers for the Devils who saw Cory Schneider stop 36 shots.

The Vancouver Canucks are gunning for consecutive wins after shutting down the visiting NY Rangers 4-1 on Wednesday. Pavel Buchnevich broke up the shut out with a third period power play goal for New York. Mika Zibanejad and Tony DeAngelo posted assists for the Rangers and Henrik Lundqvist took the loss with three goals allowed on 27 shots.

Tyler Motte led Vancouver with a pair of second period goals with Brock Boeser netting a PP play goal in the second with Jake Virtanen adding an empty netter. 

Ten  different  players  recorded  points  for the  Canucks  and  Jacob Markstrom  picked  up the  victory  with  a  21  save performance.

Over is 8-2 in New Jersey last 10 Friday games and New Jersey are 2-7 in their last 9 vs. Western Conference and New Jersey are 5-17 in their last 22 games following a win.

Under is 10-2 in Vancouver last 12 games following a win and under is 9-2 in Vancouver last 11 overall and Vancouver are 2-6 in their last 8 Friday games.

New Jersey are 8-0 in the last 8 meetings.

Neither team is doing well and both will miss the postseason so I would take a look at the better odds…

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