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Winnipeg Jets vs. Vegas Golden Knights Betting Odds & Preview for Game 3

Posted by: Anthony Yaylor
Winnipeg Jets vs. Vegas Golden Knights Betting Preview

Things are all tied up in the Western Conference Finals as we head to Game 3. The Winnipeg Jets vs. Vegas Golden Knights NHL hockey betting series will now head to Vegas where the Knights will undoubtedly look to take the lead. What kind of 2 team teaser odds are they facing on home ice?

Winnipeg Jets vs. Vegas Golden Knights – Wednesday, May 16th    

Series: Game 3 || Tied 1-1

When: 9:00 pm ET

Where: T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada


Stream: NBC Extra, NHL TV

NHL Hockey Betting Odds:

Jets                    +1½ (-245) 5½ (-115) +115
Golden Knights                          -1½ (+205) 5½ (-105)   -135
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Winnipeg Jets

Heading into Game 3, the Jets know they could’ve done better in Games 1 & 2. Now, with the series heading to Vegas, the NHL hockey betting odds will be sticking with the Golden Knights all the way. Although Winnipeg found plenty of success on the road against Nashville in the previous round, the Vegas Golden Knights are a different animal entirely. For starters, Vegas has only lost one home game during this year’s playoffs. Coming off of a loss, Winnipeg will need to up their game if they are to topple the Golden Knights on the road.

Players to Watch: Blake Wheeler (3 G, 15 A, 18 PTS), Mark Scheifele (12 G, 6 A, 18 PTS), and Dustin Byfuglien (5 G, 10 A, 15 PTS).

Vegas Golden Knights

Accounting for their aforementioned postseason record at home, Vegas has to be feeling pretty good about their chances this evening. Obviously the Jets are not to be taken lightly, but the Golden Knights certainly have the chips stacked in their favor. With only three losses so far in the playoffs, the NHL’s newest team is one tough cookie to crack. Winnipeg was able to manhandle the Predators but will find it much harder scoring on the road against Vegas. After all, Vegas shut out the San Jose Sharks 3 times during their best of 7 series.

Players to Watch: Jonathan Marchessault (6 G, 9 A, 15 PTS), Reilly Smith (1 G, 13 A, 14 PTS), and William Karlsson (5 G, 7 A, 12 PTS).

Winnipeg Jets vs. Vegas Golden Knights Betting Predictions


  • Winnipeg is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Winnipeg is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • The TOTAL has gone OVER in 6 of Winnipeg’s last 8 games on the road
  • Vegas is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games at home
  • Vegas is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
  • VGK is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games
Winnipeg Jets vs. Vegas Golden Knights Betting Picks

So which way should sportsbook players lean in this Winnipeg Jets vs. Vegas Golden Knights matchup? All things considered, it’s probably best to side with Vegas. The Golden Knights have been unrelenting in the playoffs and should be even more ferocious at home this evening. Luckily the money line isn’t favoring them all that heavily. This makes them a great straight up option this Wednesday night. Sign up today to get in on this lucrative online hockey wagering action!

Score Prediction: 3-0 Vegas. The Golden Knights shutout the Jets at home and cover the spread. The TOTAL will be UNDER in this Game 3 NHL betting matchup.