Planning on watching today’s Devils and Golden Knights game? Catch the action at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, NV, as the Golden Knights hosts this showdown at 3:30 ET on TNT. The odds for this non-conference game currently have the Golden Knights as the -1.5 favorite, with the over/under line sitting at 6.5 goals.

NEW JERSEY DEVILS VS VEGAS GOLDEN KNIGHTS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Vegas Golden Knights -1.5

This game will be played at T-Mobile Arena at 3:30 ET on Sunday, March 17th.

WHY BET THE VEGAS GOLDEN KNIGHTS:

  • With the Golden Knights being favored by 1.5, our NHL analytics models has this one playing out 4-3 in favor of the Golden Knights.
  • Take the Golden Knights on the moneyline
  • On the spread, we like Devils (+1.5)

Does New Jersey Stand a Chance on the Road?

Heading into tonight’s game, the Devils are 12th in the Eastern Conference with a record of 32-31-4. In the Metropolitan Division, they are in 6th place. On the road this season, New Jersey has gone 17-14-2.

Over their last ten games, the Devils have gone just 3-7, and they have lost two of their last three games. As the underdog, New Jersey is 6-13-2 this year.

On the road, the Devils have gone 17-16 vs. the puck line this season, and they have an average scoring margin of .0 goals per game. So far, New Jersey has gone 23-44 vs. the puck line overall, including going 3-7 vs. the puck line in their last ten games.

Across their last ten road games, the Devils have gone 4-6 vs. the puck line, and they have 19 wins by multiple goals this season. In their last three games, New Jersey has gone 1-2 vs. the puck line, and they have an average scoring differential of -.2 goals per game when listed as the underdog.

The average goal total for New Jersey’s games is sitting at 6.7. The average over/under line for the season is 6.5. The Devils come in with an over/under record of 37-29-1.

Although New Jersey has a straight up record of 1-2 in their last three road games, they have not held up as well vs the puck line going 1-2. The team averaged 2 goals per game in these games.

On offense, the Devils are averaging 3.3 goals per game which is 11th in the NHL. In terms of shots on goal per game, they are 11th in the league. New Jersey’s offense comes into the game ranked 16th in power play goals. And in terms of shorthanded goals, they are 28th in the NHL.

New Jersey’s leading goal scorer is Jesper Bratt. So far this season, he has 22 goals, placing him 61st in the NHL. Along with his scoring, he has come up with 43 assists so far.

In terms of defense, the Golden Knights head into the game ranked 12th in goals allowed. On average, opponents are taking 30.9 shots per game against Vegas. So far, they are 20th in shutouts, achieving 3 shutouts.

Entering the game, goalie Jake Allen has started 22 games this season. His current record stands at 7-12, and his save percentage is 0.618%.

Can the Golden Knights Grab a Win at Home?

At home this season, the Golden Knights are 20-10-2, and they have been favored in 42 of their 66 games. In the Pacific Division, Vegas is in fourth place with a record of 12-9.

Over their last ten games, the Golden Knights have struggled, going just 3-7. In their last five games, they are 2-3, and over their last three games, they have won two.

At home this season, the Golden Knights have gone 16-16 vs. the puck line, and their average scoring margin is +.7 goals per game. So far, Vegas has gone 14-28 vs. the puck line as the favorite, and their puck line record for the year is 32-34.

When playing at home, the Golden Knights have gone just 5-5 vs. the puck line over their last ten games. Overall, they have 21 wins by multiple goals compared to 14 wins by just one goal.

For the season, Vegas’ games have finished with an average of 6.2 goals per game. Their average over/under line for the season is 6.1. Overall, the Golden Knights have an over/under record of 33-33-0.

In their last three games away from home, the Devils have a straight up record of 1-2 while going 1-2 vs. the spread. The team averaged 2 goals per game in this stretch.

In terms of their offensive performance, the Golden Knights are averaging 3.2 goals per game this season, putting them in the 15th spot in the NHL. When it comes to shots on goal per game, they are ranked 16th in the league. In terms of power play goals, the Golden Knights offense is 18th in power play goals. As for shorthanded goals, they are 9th in the NHL.

Vegas’ current leading scorer is Jonathan Marchessault. This season, he has 37 goals, which puts him 8th in the NHL. Along with his scoring, he has come up with 21 assists so far.

Vegas defense takes on the Devils ranked 12th in goals allowed. On average, opponents are averaging 30.9 shots per game against Vegas. They also are 20th in shutouts, with 3 shutouts.

Entering the game, goalie Logan Thompson has started 32 games this season. His current record stands at 17-12, and his save percentage is 0.736%.