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Vegas Golden Knights vs Vancouver Canucks 8/29/20 - NHL Picks & Predictions

Vancouver Canucks vs Vegas Golden Knights Odds & Info

Game Vancouver Canucks vs Vegas Golden Knights
Date & Time Saturday August 29, 2020, 9:45 PM (EDT)
Location
Rogers Place Rogers Place, 10220, 104 Avenue NW, Central Core, Edmonton, Alberta, T5J 0B4, Canada
Latest odds
VEG -195 ; O/U 6
TV Channel
NBCSN

The Vegas Golden Knights look to bounce back from a loss when playing Game 3 of their NHL Western Conference semifinals best of seven series on Saturday against the Vancouver Canucks. Vegas lost 5-2 on Tuesday night to Vancouver leveling the series at 1-1. Scoring for Vegas in the loss were Alex Tuch and Max Pacioretty. Robin Lehner stopped 22 shots in net for just his second loss of the playoffs.

Right winger Alex Tuch is leading Vegas in goals scored during the postseason with six. Defenseman Shea Theodore is the leader in assists with seven and in points with 11. Brayden McNabb has a team-high eight penalty minutes. In goal, Robin Lehner is 6-2 with a goals-against average of 2.34 and a safe percentage of .909.

Vancouver leveled its series with Vegas following its victory on Tuesday. Bo Horvat scored a pair of goals while Elias Pettersson and Tyler Toffoli each scored one goal and assisted on two others. Jacob Markstrom made 38 saves in net with 21 coming during the second period when Vegas pressured the Canucks repeatedly. 

Center Bo Horvat is leading Vancouver in goals scored during the postseason with eight. Center Elias Pettersson is the assists leader with 11 and points leader with 16. Antoine Roussel has a team-high 32 penalty minutes. In goal, Jacob Markstrom is 8-4 with a goals against average of 2.64 and a save percentage of .925.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Vegas is 9-3 in its last 12 versus Vancouver
  • The OVER has cashed in 4 of the Golden Knights last 5 versus the Canucks
  • Vancouver is 8-3 in its last 11
  • The OVER has cashed in 6 of the Canucks last 9

Free NHL Pick:

Over 6 Goals

When these two NHL teams take the ice you can expect plenty of goals to be scored. Therefore, the OVER is the play. The OVER has cashed in four of the last five games played between the two. The OVER has also cashed in six of Vancouver's last nine overall. Final Score Prediction, Vancouver Canucks win but our best play is OVER 5-3.

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