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Avalanche vs. Golden Knights Predictions, Odds, Preview

June 4, 2021
by Thom Cunningham
VI Betting Expert
VegasInsider.com



Colorado Avalanche vs. Vegas Golden Knights Game 3 Predictions

Score Prediction Golden Knights 4 Avalanche 3

It's hard to see Colorado losing, mainly because they are undefeated in this year's Stanley Cup Playoffs. Colorado has won 11 straight games, which seems to indicate they are due to drop a game. Traveling to Vegas for the first time this series seems as good of a place as any for Colorado's winning streak to come to an end.

Vegas was able to beat Colorado 5-2 at home earlier this season, so feel free to take the Vegas ML value if deciding a winner. Game 2 was the first time in seven games where Colorado didn't score four or more goals, and the first time in seven games Colorado didn't cover the PL. If Game 2 is any measuring stick, Vegas is coming awfully close to handing Colorado its first loss this postseason.

The goal total has failed to see back-to-back results in five straight meetings between both teams, indicating an OVER result as the likely of the two. Colorado has also gone OVER the goal total in four of its last five games.

Colorado has won the third period in five of its last six games, as the third period 3-way ML presents plus-value for the Avalanche. Brandon Saad has now scored a goal in five straight games, while Max Pacioretty has scored a goal in four straight home games against Colorado. Look at those two names for player prop betting, along with the almost-automatic Nathan MacKinnon to find the net.

Colorado Avalanche vs. Vegas Golden Knights Game 3 Best Bets

  • OVER 5.5 +100
  • Colorado 3P ML 3-Way +143
  • Brandon Saad Goal +250
  • Max Pacioretty Goal +175
  • Nathan MacKinnon Goal +123

The Vegas Golden Knights have lost three straight games when facing the Colorado Avalanche, failing to score more than two goals in all three games. (AP)

Colorado Avalanche vs. Vegas Golden Knights Game 3 Odds

  • Avalanche -120
  • Golden Knights +100
  • Avalanche (-1.5) +225
  • Golden Knights (+1.5) -275
  • Over 5.5 +100
  • Under 5.5 -120

Colorado Avalanche vs. Vegas Golden Knights Game 3 Betting Analysis

  • Venue: T-Mobile Arena
  • Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
  • TV-Time: NBCSN - 10:00 p.m. ET

Colorado Avalanche: 45-13-4 SU, 28-34 PL, 31-30-1 O/U
Vegas Golden Knights: 44-17-4 SU, 32-33 PL, 32-21-2 O/U

Colorado has actually lost bettors money when playing away from Ball Arena this season, netting a -$100 loss on the road. Colorado is 19-9-2 when playing on the road. Vegas has earned bettors $286 when playing at home this season. The Golden Knights are 23-6-3 when playing inside T-Mobile Arena this season.

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