Predators vs. Golden Knights Player Props, Picks and Predictions – Tuesday, Feb. 20

Feb 15, 2022; Nashville, Tennessee, USA; Nashville Predators center Thomas Novak (82) skates against the Washington Capitals during the third period at Bridgestone Arena.
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We have your Nashville Predators vs. Vegas Golden Knights prop betting and game preview needs covered as the Nashville Predators hit the road to face the Vegas Golden Knights.

The Vegas Golden Knights (32-17-6) are set to host the Nashville Predators (28-25-2) in a Western Conference showdown. As both teams vie for a stronger playoff position, this matchup promises to be a clash of titans at the T-Mobile Arena.

Nashville Predators vs. Vegas Golden Knights Odds Info

Moneyline: Nashville Predators +120 (DraftKings) / Vegas Golden Knights -139 (BetRivers)

Puck Line: -1.5 – Nashville Predators -205 (DraftKings) / Vegas Golden Knights +175 (Bet365)

Total: 5.5 – -106 (BetRivers) / -115 (BetRivers)

Game Info

Date: Tuesday, Feb. 20

Time: 10:00 PM

Location: T-Mobile Arena – Las Vegas, NV


Nashville Predators Betting Trends

  • On the road this season, the Nashville Predators have 14 wins and 12 losses.
  • As the underdog this season, the Nashville Predators have 14 wins and 18 losses.
  • This season, the Nashville Predators have hit 28 overs and 27 unders.

Vegas Golden Knights Betting Trends

  • At home this season, the Vegas Golden Knights have 19 wins and 9 losses.
  • As the favorite this season, the Vegas Golden Knights have 19 wins and 15 losses.
  • This season, the Vegas Golden Knights have hit 24 overs and 31 unders.

Historic Head-to-Head Stats and Analysis

Over the course of the last two seasons, the Nashville Predators and the Vegas Golden Knights have faced off four times, with the Golden Knights emerging victorious in three of those encounters. The games have been fairly evenly matched in terms of the spread, with each team covering it twice. The over/under betting has also been split down the middle, with two games going over and two games going under the set point totals. In terms of game locations, the home team has had the upper hand, winning three out of the four games. The Predators have managed to win one game as the visiting team. The most recent game between these two teams, played on January 15, 2024, saw the Golden Knights win with a final score of 4-1. In terms of season performance leading up to the most recent game, the Golden Knights had a slightly better win percentage (56.8182%) compared to the Predators (54.5455%), indicating a closely matched competition between the two teams.

The most recent game on January 15, 2024, was dominated by the Vegas Golden Knights, who defeated the Nashville Predators with a score of 4-1. Mark Stone of the Golden Knights played a pivotal role, scoring a hat trick with goals in the first and second periods, contributing significantly to the team’s victory. The Predators’ only goal came from Luke Evangelista in the second period. The Golden Knights also excelled in the faceoff circle, winning 62.7% of faceoffs, and showcased a strong defensive effort by blocking 21 shots. The Predators, despite the loss, blocked an impressive 25 shots. The goaltending performance was notable as well, with the Golden Knights’ Logan Thompson saving 34 out of 35 shots for a save percentage of 0.971, outperforming the Predators’ Juuse Saros, who saved 25 out of 29 shots with a save percentage of 0.893.

Nashville Predators vs. Vegas Golden Knights Predictions

The Vegas Golden Knights enter this game with a solid home record and a recent victory that they’ll look to build upon. With Jonathan Marchessault leading the team in goals and Mark Stone contributing the most assists and points, the Golden Knights have offensive weapons that can strike at any moment. Their power play and penalty kill units have been effective, but they’ll need to maintain discipline against a Predators team that has shown they can capitalize on special teams opportunities.

Nashville Predators, on the other hand, are coming off a win and will aim to continue their success on the road. Filip Forsberg, leading the team in goals and points, alongside Roman Josi, who tops the assists chart, will be pivotal in the Predators’ offensive strategy. The Predators have demonstrated resilience this season, and their ability to perform under pressure will be tested against the Golden Knights’ formidable home presence.

This game could come down to goaltending and defense, with both teams boasting strong netminders and defensive leaders who can change the course of a game. The matchup between the Golden Knights’ offensive depth and the Predators’ defensive prowess, particularly the performance of Josi against Vegas’ top scorers, will be key to determining the outcome. As the regular season races towards its conclusion, every point becomes crucial, making this game a must-watch for fans and a critical juncture for both teams’ playoff ambitions.

Nashville Predators vs. Vegas Golden Knights Pick

Considering the recent trends and the competitive nature of the matchups between these two teams, the Nashville Predators moneyline bet presents a valuable opportunity. The Predators have shown they can win on the road, matching the Golden Knights’ home record with their own road record. With Filip Forsberg leading the charge in goals and points, and Roman Josi providing playmaking from the blue line, Nashville has the offensive firepower to challenge Vegas. Additionally, the Predators’ ability to perform in high-pressure situations, as evidenced by their recent win streak, suggests they have the resilience to overcome the Golden Knights in their own arena. While the Golden Knights have a strong home record, the Predators’ recent form and the potential value in the moneyline odds make them an attractive pick for this matchup.

The Pick: Nashville Predators +120 (DraftKings)