Free NHL Hockey Prediction: Predators vs. Avalanche NHL Odds
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(23-50-7) Nashville Predators vs. Colorado Avalanche (45-30-5)
Date: Thursday, April 28
Time: 8:07 PM ET
Venue: Pepsi Center
NHL Hockey Moneyline Odds: Predators +190 Avalanche -235(Bet Now!)
NHL Hockey Puck Line Odds: Nashville +1.5 -130 / Avalanche -1.5 +110
NHL Betting Total: O/U 6.5
The Nashville Predators and Colorado Avalanche face off on Thursday in an NHL game at the Pepsi Center. When these two teams faced off on January 11th it was Nashville that won 5-4 in overtime.
The Predators sit with a 44-29-7 record overall and away from home they have gone 19-15-5. In the last game against the Calgary Flames, the Predators were able to pick up a point, but they lost 5-4 in overtime.
The Predators are averaging 3.18 goals per game while giving up 3.01 goals per game. The offense is ranked 12th best in the league while their defense is ranked 16th. In this game the defense is going to need to be good.
Roman Josi has been the top player for the Predators scoring 22 goals and adding another 71 assists.
On the other side of this matchup is the Colorado Avalanche who sit with a 56-18-6 record overall and they have gone 32-5-3 at home. In the last game against the St. Louis Blues the offense was strong scoring five goals and that led to the easy victory.
The Avs are averaging 3.78 goals per game while giving up 2.8 goals per game. The offense is ranked 3rd in the league while the defense is ranked 7th. Most talk about the Avs offense, but their defense has also been strong.
Mikko Rantanen has been the top player for the Avs scoring 36 goals and adding another 55 assists. Nathan MacKinnon dealt with some injuries this season but he has scored 32 goals and added 56 assists.
NHL Betting Trends:
- Avalanche are 52-10 in their last 62 home games.
- Predators are 1-7 in their last 8 vs. a team with a winning record.
- Predators are 1-5 in their last 6 road games.
- Predators are 1-4 in their last 5 when their opponent scores 5 goals or more in their previous game.
- Predators are 1-4 in their last 5 overall.
Free Nashville Predators vs. Colorado Avalanche NHL Prediction
Colorado’s offense is going to run up the score, and they are going to have no issue getting the job done in this game. Look for Colorado to score at least five or six goals, and they are going to win this game on the puck line.
4* Free NHL Betting Pick: Avs -1.5
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