Vancouver Canucks vs. Nashville Predators Prediction, Odds, NHL Picks [5/3/2024]

Vancouver Canucks vs. Nashville Predators Prediction, Odds, NHL Picks [5/3/2024]

NHL Playoffs action continues on Friday at 7:00PM ET as the Vancouver Canucks take on the Nashville Predators in the 2024 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Bridgestone Arena.'s in-depth preview of Friday's Canucks vs. Predators matchup includes our prediction, picks and the latest betting odds.

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Canucks vs. Predators Prediction: Who Will Win, Cover the Puck Line

We have used powerful machine learning and statistics to simulate the outcome of Friday's NHL Playoffs matchup between the Canucks and Predators 10,000 times, in keeping with our coverage of NHL predictions.

Our independent predictive analytics model gives the Predators a 51% chance of defeating the Canucks.

According to our model, the Canucks (+1.5) have a 70% chance of covering the puck line, while the over/under total of 5.5 goals has a 53% chance of going over.

The Stanley Cup Playoffs (aka NHL Playoffs) is the National Hockey League's postseason elimination tournament to determine the winner of the Stanley Cup.

A total of 16 teams, including the Canucks and Predators, made the NHL Playoffs 2024, which includes four rounds: the First Round, Second Round, Conference Finals and Stanley Cup Finals.

Each round of the NHL Playoffs is played as a best-of-seven series, with the first team to four wins advancing to the next round until a champion is crowned.

Canucks vs. Predators Odds

We have researched the best betting odds in America for this game, which are listed here:

Bet Type Canucks Predators
Puck Line +1.5 (-250) -1.5 (+205)
Moneyline +105 -125
Total o5.5 (+100) u5.5 (-115)

All odds are correct at the time of publication and are subject to change.

Canucks vs. Predators Picks

At Dimers, our predictions, paired with the best odds, reveal the top betting picks for every game, including Canucks vs. Predators. Our NHL best bets are based on expert modeling and analysis, as you can see.

With an edge of 3%, a pick from the Canucks vs. Predators game is featured in today's best bets on Dimers Pro.

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Canucks vs. Predators Player Props

Who will score the first goal in Canucks vs. Predators?

According to our model, Nashville's Filip Forsberg is most likely to score the first goal in Canucks vs. Predators.

Our projections give Forsberg a 10.0% chance of scoring the first goal at Bridgestone Arena, while the Predators star is a 44.6% chance of netting an anytime goal.

First Goal Scorer Predictions

Vancouver Canucks

Player First Goal Probability
Elias Pettersson 5.8%
J.T. Miller 5.7%
Elias Lindholm 4.7%
Conor Garland 4.7%
Brock Boeser 4.7%

Nashville Predators

Player First Goal Probability
Filip Forsberg 10.0%
Jason Zucker 4.7%
Roman Josi 4.3%
Gustav Nyquist 4.1%
Ryan O'Reilly 4.0%

Anytime Goal Scorer Predictions

Vancouver Canucks

Player Anytime Goal Probability
J.T. Miller 31.1%
Elias Pettersson 30.1%
Brock Boeser 26.1%
Dakota Joshua 23.5%
Conor Garland 23.4%

Nashville Predators

Player Anytime Goal Probability
Filip Forsberg 44.6%
Jason Zucker 25.5%
Ryan O'Reilly 23.3%
Roman Josi 22.8%
Gustav Nyquist 22.3%

Canucks vs. Predators Game Information

Friday's game between the Predators and Canucks in the NHL Playoffs is scheduled to commence at 7:00PM ET.


Our full betting coverage of the Canucks vs. Predators includes pregame predictions, betting picks and live win probabilities.


We predict the Predators, with a 51% win probability, will likely beat the Canucks on Friday.

AI and automation have enhanced this article to quickly deliver accurate Canucks vs. Predators insights, with human oversight ensuring high editorial quality. Our predictions are drawn from current data to help you make informed decisions. For additional resources and advice on responsible gambling, please call 1-800-GAMBLER.

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