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Chicago Blackhawks vs Nashville Predators Odds
The Nashville Predators look to emerge victorious in NHL odds action as the Blackhawks arrive at Bridgestone Arena on Sunday.
The Predators currently sports a record of 5-2-4. The Blackhawks are 9-0-2. Betting totals have seen the Predators post a 2-9 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Blackhawks have gone 4-7 against the number.
The Predators sit at No. 26 in the current NHL power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Blackhawks sit at a No. 12 on the same chart.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Nashville's No. 26-ranked offense (2.2 goals per game) against a Blackhawks defense that ranks No. 7 at 2.3 goals per game allowed. The Predators powerplay has clicked at a 15.8% rate while the Blackhawks have a 92.7% rate on the penalty kill.
The Blackhawks were a 6-2 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Coyotes. That made winners of bettors who got Chicago at -102 on the moneyline, while the total score (8) was good news for OVER bettors.
Last time out for Nashville, they were a 2-1 loser as they battled the Wild on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Wild at -126 were rewarded, while the 3 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
Chicago Blackhawks Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Edmonton are 5-5
After playing Phoenix are 6-4
After a win are 7-3
Nashville Predators Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing Minnesota are 3-7
After playing Minnesota are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5
A few Blackhawks at Predators trends to consider:
Chicago is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games
Chicago is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Chicago's last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chicago's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Nashville's last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Nashville's last 6 games at home
Nashville is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Nashville is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Chicago
Chicago home to Anaheim, Tuesday, February 12
Nashville home to San Jose, Tuesday, February 12