Vancouver Canucks vs. Nashville Predators Prediction, Odds, NHL Picks [12/19/2023]

Vancouver Canucks vs. Nashville Predators Prediction, Odds, NHL Picks  [12/19/2023]

The Nashville Predators will face the Vancouver Canucks in NHL action at Bridgestone Arena on Tuesday, starting at 8:00PM ET.'s full betting preview for Tuesday's Canucks vs. Predators matchup includes the latest betting odds, as well as our predictions and picks for the game.

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

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

Our proven predictive analytics model currently 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 6.5-goal Over/Under has a 53% chance of going under.

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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 (-238) -1.5 (+195)
Moneyline +105 -120
Total o6.5 (+100) u6.5 (-115)
  • The Predators are listed as -1.5 favorites versus the Canucks, with +195 at DraftKings Sportsbook the best odds currently available.
  • For the underdog Canucks (+1.5) to cover the puck line, DraftKings also has the best odds currently on offer at -238.
  • FanDuel Sportsbook currently has the best moneyline odds for the Predators at -120. That means you can risk $120 to win $100 for a total payout of $220 if they get the W.
  • On the other hand, BetMGM Sportsbook currently has the best moneyline odds for the Canucks at +105, where you can put down $100 to profit $105, earning a total payout of $205 if they win.
  • The Over/Under sits at 6.5 with BetMGM, which currently has the best odds for the Over at +100, while DraftKings currently has the best odds for the Under at -115.

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

As always, check out the sports betting sites you have access to in your state for the best NHL odds and lines.

Canucks vs. Predators Picks

By comparing our predictions to the odds listed above, we have found the best betting picks to make on this game:

Bet Type Our Pick Best Odds
Puck Line Canucks +1.5 -238
Moneyline Canucks +105
Total Under 6.5 -115


While the Predators are more likely to win the game, taking the Canucks moneyline is the best option due to the edge identified when comparing our data-led probabilities to the betting odds currently available.

Taking advantage of the edges seen here at Dimers is pivotal to achieving long-term profitability as a sports bettor.

Our NHL best bets are based on world-class simulations and betting expertise to bring you the best possible plays every day of the year.

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 an 8.9% chance of scoring the first goal at Bridgestone Arena, while the Predators star is a 39.3% chance of netting an anytime goal.

First Goal Scorer Predictions

Vancouver Canucks

Player First Goal Probability
Elias Pettersson 7.4%
J.T. Miller 5.9%
Brock Boeser 5.8%
Ilya Mikheyev 5.2%
Pius Suter 4.1%

Nashville Predators

Player First Goal Probability
Filip Forsberg 8.9%
Ryan O'Reilly 5.3%
Roman Josi 4.7%
Gustav Nyquist 3.5%
Thomas Novak 3.4%

Anytime Goal Scorer Predictions

Vancouver Canucks

Player Anytime Goal Probability
Elias Pettersson 35.9%
Brock Boeser 32.1%
J.T. Miller 31.5%
Ilya Mikheyev 28.3%
Pius Suter 21.6%

Nashville Predators

Player Anytime Goal Probability
Filip Forsberg 39.3%
Ryan O'Reilly 28.0%
Roman Josi 22.8%
Gustav Nyquist 19.0%
Yakov Trenin 18.9%
Remember, our model updates often, so keep an eye on this page for any changes to our betting insights before the Canucks vs. Predators on Tuesday December 19, 2023.

Canucks vs. Predators Game Information

Tuesday's game between the Predators and Canucks at Bridgestone Arena is scheduled to commence at 8:00PM ET.


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

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This preview article has been partially generated using automated processes and AI technology. Our goal is to provide timely and accurate updates on Tuesday's Canucks vs. Predators clash, and automation assists in data collection, analysis, and formatting. Human editing and quality control are performed to ensure the content meets our editorial standards.

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