Predators vs. Jets Prediction

Nashville Predators vs. Winnipeg Jets 5/1/18, Prediction & Odds

The Nashville Predators won a double overtime thriller in Game 2 on their home ice to even their series with the Winnipeg Jets. Can the Predators go on the road and steal another win as an underdog tonight?

Game Snapshot

53 Nashville Predators at 54 Winnipeg Jets

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Bell MTS Place at 8PM ET


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Public Betting Information

According to oddsmakers at YouWager, the Jets are listed as a -135 favorite to win on the moneyline. The Predators are a +115 underdog, while the total sits at 6 goals. As of Tuesday afternoon, 68 percent of public bets are being placed on host Winnipeg. Check out our NHL Public Betting Page for the latest information.

Fiala wins Game 2 with highlight goal

Nashville left winger Kevin Fiala got into the open ice with the puck and at the 14:23 mark of the second overtime, he put a beauty of a deke on Winnipeg goalie Connor Hellebuyck for the game-winning goal. It was Fiala's third goal of the postseason and his most important as it ended a marathon of a game and sent the Predators on the road with the series tied at 1-1. Ryan Johansen had two goals in the win for Nashville, while Viktor Arvidsson registered a goal and two assists. Filip Forsberg dished out three assists. P.K. Subban added a goal and an assist. Pekka Rinne stopped 46 of 50 shots.

NHL Betting Trends


The home team is 8-3 in the last 11 meetings. The Predators are 6-1 in their last seven games on Tuesdays.


The over is 5-2 in the last seven meetings. Winnipeg is 4-0 in its last four games on Tuesdays.


The Jets are so close to a 2-0 lead coming back to their home ice. To Nashville's credit, it found a way to prevent that from happening. Winnipeg is 35-7-2-0 at home this season, but the Predators are no slouches on the road at 27-10-3-4. With these two teams so evenly matched, taking the underdog all series could turn out to be a profitable strategy. I'm not saying I'll do that all series, but it is a suggestion. Anyway, I will roll with the underdog here as you can't really argue against betting on the team that finished the season with the most points in the NHL.



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