Predators vs. Canucks Prediction & Picks: Line, Spread, Over/Under – NHL Playoffs First Round Game 3

The Nashville Predators ready in Game 3 of the NHL Playoffs First Round against the Vancouver Canucks at Bridgestone Arena on Friday, April 26, beginning at 7:30 PM ET on TBS, SportsNet, TVAS, Max, and BSSO. The series record is tied up 1-1. The Canucks are the underdog (-105) in this game against the Predators (-115).

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Before this matchup, here is who we predict to emerge victorious in Friday’s NHL Playoffs First Round action.

Predators vs. Canucks Predictions for Friday

Our computer model for this contest expects a final score of Predators 4, Canucks 3.

  • Moneyline Pick: Predators (-115)
  • Total Pick: Over 5.5 (computer predicts 6.2 goals on average)
  • Spread Pick: Canucks (+1.5)

Predators Splits and Trends

  • The Predators (47-30-5 overall) have a 9-5-14 record in games that have gone to overtime.
  • Nashville is 15-6-5 (35 points) in its 26 games decided by one goal.
  • In the six games this season the Predators registered just one goal, they’ve finished 1-5-0 (two points).
  • Nashville has taken 12 points from the 21 games this season when it scored exactly two goals (6-15-0 record).
  • The Predators have scored at least three goals 54 times, and are 41-8-5 in those games (to register 87 points).
  • In the 32 games when Nashville has scored a lone power-play goal, it picked up 43 points after finishing 21-10-1.
  • In the 42 games when it outshot its opponent, Nashville is 25-15-2 (52 points).
  • The Predators’ opponents have had more shots in 38 games. The Predators finished 19-16-3 in those contests (41 points).

Canucks Splits and Trends

  • The Canucks have a 50-23-9 record this season and are 6-9-15 in games that have needed overtime.
  • Vancouver has earned 45 points (19-7-7) in its 33 games that finished with a one-goal margin.
  • This season the Canucks registered just one goal in 10 games and have gone 1-8-1 (three points).
  • Vancouver has earned 14 points (7-7-0 record) this season when scoring exactly two goals .
  • The Canucks have scored at least three goals in 58 games, earning 94 points from those contests.
  • This season, Vancouver has recorded a lone power-play goal in 28 games has a record of 17-6-5 in those matchups.
  • When it outshoots its opponent this season, Vancouver has posted a record of 27-10-5 (59 points).
  • The Canucks have been outshot by opponents 40 times this season, and earned 50 points in those games.

Team Stats Comparison

Predators Rank Predators AVG Canucks AVG Canucks Rank
10th 3.24 Goals Scored 3.4 6th
13th 3.02 Goals Allowed 2.7 5th
8th 32.2 Shots 28.4 26th
23rd 30.6 Shots Allowed 28.6 6th
16th 21.56% Power Play % 22.57% 12th
22nd 76.92% Penalty Kill % 79.13% 17th

Predators vs. Canucks Game Time and TV Channel

  • When: Friday, April 26, 2024 at 7:30 PM ET
  • TV Channel: TBS, SportsNet, TVAS, Max, and BSSO
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on Fubo
  • Where: Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee

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