Vegas Golden Knights vs. Nashville Predators
|Date & Time||Tuesday October 15, 2019, 10:00 PM (EDT)|
On Tuesday, the Nashville Predators look to bounce back from a loss when they visit Sin City to play the Vegas Golden Knights. Nashville lost to the Los Angeles Kings 7-4 on the road Saturday. The Predators received goals from Matt Duchene, Colton Scissions, Viktor Arvidsson and Mikael Granlund, but key mistakes down the stretch did in Nashville.
Filip Forsberg leads Nashville in goals scored with four, while Matt Duchene is the assists leader with seven and points leader with nine. In net, Pekka Rinne is 3-0-0 with goals against of 3.00 and saves percentage of .894. Nashville is scoring an average of 4.60 goals per game, while allowing an average of 4.20 per game.
Vegas won its second straight after defeating the Los Angeles Kings 5-2 on Sunday. Paul Stastny scored a pair of goals on the power play and Max Pacioretty scored as well on the power play helping lead the Golden Knights to the victory. Vegas is 4-2-0 and two points adrift of first place Edmonton.
Mark Stone leads the Golden Knights in goals scored with four and in points with nine. Max Pacioretty is the assists leader with six. Marc-Andres Fleury is 4-1-0 with goals against of 2.13 and saves percentage of .933. Vegas is scoring an average of 4.00 goals per game while allowing an average of 2.33 per game.
Nashville is 18-6 in its last 24 versus an opponent from the Pacific division
The OVER has cashed in each of the Predators last 4 on 2 days rest
Vegas is 4-1 in its last 5 versus Western Conference opponents
The UNDER has cashed in 8 of the Golden Knights last 11 at home
Nashville does not handle 3-in-4 situations well, as the Predators have lost each of their last 4 when playing the third game of that scenario. In addition, the Predators have lost 4 of the last 5 as an underdog on the road and 4 of the last 5 on the road overall. Vegas has won 11 of its last 16 at home and 13 of its last 18 following a victory. Final Score Prediction, Vegas Golden Knights win 6-4