Avalanche vs. Golden Knights Prediction

Avalanche vs. Golden Knights, 2/26/22 NHL Betting Predictions

One of the best matchups in the NHL on Saturday will take place in Las Vegas, NV where the Golden Knights will host the Avalanche at 10:00 p.m. ET. Colorado has struggled in previous meetings with Vegas but will the Aves cash tonight as a road favorite?

Game Snapshot

013 Colorado Avalanche (-145) at 014 Vegas Golden Knights (+125); o/u 6

10:00 p.m. ET, Saturday, February 26, 2022

Colorado Avalanche DFS Spin

Gabriel Landeskog netted a hat trick during Friday's 6-3 win over the Winnipeg Jets. Landeskog notched his first goal of the game 3:10 into the second period. His first goal was assisted by Mikko Rantanen and Devon Toews. 17:17 into the second, Landeskog added another goal. His second score was assisted by Valeri Nichushkin and Nazem Kadri. Later in the third, he capped off his hat trick. The assists on his final goal were credited to Valeri Nichushkin and Nazem Kadri. Landeskog now has 28 goals and 54 points this season.

Vegas Golden Knights DFS Spin

Robin Lehner (upper body) has been moved to injured reserve, according to the NHL Media Site. Lehner has been back practicing this week, but this move suggests he won't be back in the lineup on Friday night. He hasn't played since Feb. 9 and he would be eligible to be activated whenever he is ready. Vegas has also moved Nolan Patrick to the IR list, per the NHL Media Site.

Avalanche vs. Golden Knights Betting Prediction

The Avalanche are just 1-5 in their last six games versus the Golden Knights, but Vegas is 2-5 in its last seven home games and is 1-4 in its last five games overall. The Knights are also just 1-5 in their last six games versus an opponent with a winning percentage above .600 and are winless in their last four games as a home underdog. The Aves, meanwhile, are 10-1 in their last 11 games playing the second game of a back-to-back and are 8-1 in their last nine road games.

NHL BETTING PREDICTION: COLORADO AVALANCHE -145

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