Avalanche vs. Golden Knights Prediction
The Golden Knights can close out the Avalanche in Game 6 of the second round on Thursday night at 9:00 p.m. ET. Will Vegas produce its fourth straight victory of the series or will Colorado stave off elimination?
051 Colorado Avalanche (+120) at 052 Vegas Golden Knights (-136); o/u 5.5
9:00 p.m. ET, Thursday, June 10, 2021
Venue: T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, NV
Colorado Avalanche DFS Spin
Philipp Grubauer allowed three goals on 25 shots in Tuesday's 3-2 overtime loss against the Vegas Golden Knights in Game 5. Grubauer and the Avalanche held a 2-0 series lead, but they have coughed up three consecutive games and now have their backs against the wall heading into Game 6 in Las Vegas on Thursday night at 9pm ET on NBCSN. Grubauer lost just nine games in the regular season, and he had lost back-to-back games just once in season, with no losing skid of three or more games. He'll look to turn things around in Thursday's Game 6 against the Golden Knights at T-Mobile Arena.
Vegas Golden Knights DFS Spin
Marc-Andre Fleury allowed two goals on 30 shots in Tuesday's 3-2 road win against the Colorado Avalanche in Game 5. Fleury and the Golden Knights were down 2-0 after emerging from the room heading into the third period. Alex Tuch and Jonathan Marchessault knocked in a pair of goals in the first four minutes of the third, and Fleury shut the door the rest of the way. Mark Stone got a step on the defense just 50 seconds into overtime, and he bagged a goal top shelf to win the decisive Game 5, giving the Golden Knights a 3-2 series lead heading back to T-Mobile Arena for Game 6 Thursday at 9pm ET on NBCSN.
Avalanche vs. Golden Knights Game 6 NHL Prediction
The home team is 4-1 in the last five meetings between these two teams, while the Avalanche are 1-4 in their last five playoff games as an underdog. On the other side, the Golden Knights are 37-16 in their last 53 games overall, are 47-22 in their last 69 games coming off a win and are 37-14 in their last 51 games as a home favorite.
NHL PREDICTION: VEGAS GOLDEN KNIGHTS -136