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


Compare odds from multiple different online sportsbooks and shop for the best lines at our new Hockey Odds & Betting Page.


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.




NHL Predictions & Picks

Thumbnail Bruins, Knights co-NHL favorites The NHL is on an indefinite leave right now, but the anticipated race to the Stanley Cup looks like it will be a very competitive one. Here’s the latest odds to...
Thumbnail NHL Suspends Play Due to Coronavirus While the NHL suspended play on Thursday due to the coronavirus, the league also intends on finishing its regular season at some point. Whether or not the league...
Thumbnail Senators vs. Kings Wednesday Prediction Did oddsmakers set the over/under for Wednesday night’s matchup between the Senators and Kings too high? The puck drops at 10:30 p.m. ET.
Thumbnail Rangers vs. Stars Tuesday Prediction The Rangers and Stars meet in Dallas on Tuesday night when the two teams meet at 8:30 p.m. ET. With the total sitting at 5.5, what’s the best play for bettors...
Thumbnail Capitals vs. Sabres Monday Prediction The over/under for Monday night’s matchup between the Capitals and Sabres is sitting at a whopping 6.5 goals but does that mean the over is out of the question...

NHL Headlines