Vancouver Canucks vs. Nashville Predators: Preview, Predictions and Picks for May 3, 2024 7:00 PM

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May 3, 2024 11:56 AM
The Vancouver Canucks, leading the series 3-2, look to clinch a series win against the Nashville Predators on May 3, 2024, at 7:00 PM at Bridgestone Arena. With the Canucks boasting a strong road record of 23-14-4, they'll aim to capitalize on their momentum. A win would send the Predators packing, while a Nashville victory would force a Game 7 showdown.
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Vancouver Canucks Analysis

As the Vancouver Canucks gear up to face the Nashville Predators, it's clear that their star players will be crucial to securing a win. Brock Boeser's 40-goal season is a significant threat to the Predators' defense, and Quinn Hughes' 75 assists demonstrate his exceptional playmaking ability. Meanwhile, J.T. Miller's 103 points this season make him a force to be reckoned with on the ice. If the Canucks can get these three players clicking, they'll be well-positioned to exploit the Predators' weaknesses and come out on top in this matchup.

Nashville Predators Analysis

As the Vancouver Canucks prepare to face the Nashville Predators, they'll need to be aware of the Preds' potent offense, led by Filip Forsberg's 48 goals, which is a significant threat to the Canucks' defensive corps. Forsberg's impressive 94 points this season, paired with Roman Josi's 62 assists, make for a deadly combo that can exploit any defensive weaknesses. The Canucks' blue line will need to be at the top of their game to contain Forsberg and the Predators' high-powered offense. If the Canucks can find a way to limit Forsberg's opportunities and shut down Josi's playmaking ability, they may be able to steal a win on the road. However, if the Predators' stars are able to find their rhythm, it could be a long night for the Canucks.

Vancouver Canucks vs Nashville Predators Injuries

Nashville Predators

  • Luke Schenn (D): Day-To-Day
  • Spencer Stastney (D): Day-To-Day
  • Alexandre Carrier (D): Day-To-Day
  • Colton Sissons (C): Day-To-Day
  • Cole Smith (LW): Day-To-Day

Vancouver Canucks

  • Thatcher Demko (G): Out
  • Casey DeSmith (G): Day-To-Day
  • Tyler Myers (D): Day-To-Day
  • Brock Boeser (RW): Day-To-Day
  • Filip Hronek (D): Day-To-Day

How to Watch the Vancouver Canucks vs Nashville Predators

The Vancouver Canucks vs. Nashville Predators game will be televised on TNT and is scheduled for Fri 7:00 PM.

Vancouver Canucks vs Nashville Predators Betting Odds

The Nashville Predators are favored to win against the Vancouver Canucks, currently priced at -130, which has remained unchanged from the opening odds. The Over/Under for the matchup is set at 5.5 goals.

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