Nashville Colorado Betting Preview
|30-12-5||January 18, 2014, 08:00 PM | Bridgestone Arena||20-21-7|
Nashville will try to be nasty hosts on Saturday when the Colorado Avalanche pay a visit to Bridgestone Arena.
The Avalanche will look to vanquish their hosts on Saturday, as they are 30-12-5 this season, while the Predators are 21-21-7. Colorado is 21-24-2 against the total, while Nashville is 19-21-9 versus the number.
View Colorado Avalanche vs Nashville Predators Odds and Stats.
The Predators were listed earlier today as -110 moneyline Favorite at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark (including Bovada, while oddsmakers set the opening total around 5.5.
The Predators sit at No. 20 in the current NHL power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Avalanche sit at a No. 17 on the same chart.
Colorado won its last outing, a 2-1 result against the Devils on January 16. Bettors who backed the Avalanche at -133 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
Nashville won its last outing, a 4-3 result against the Flyers on January 16. Bettors who backed the Predators at +135 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Nashville's No. 26-ranked offense (2.39 goals per game) against a Avalanche defense that ranks No. 11 at 2.51 goals per game allowed. The Predators powerplay has clicked at a 21.19% rate while the Avalanche have a 81.69% rate on the penalty kill.
Colorado home to Toronto, Tuesday, January 21st
Nashville home to Dallas, Monday, January 20th