NHL betting line favors Devils over Predators


Nashville Predators

New Jersey Devils
8-6-2 November 10, 2013, 07:00 PM | Prudential Center 4-7-5



The Devils get a visit from the Nashville Predators in hockey action on Sunday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

New Jersey battles the Predators, currently with a 8-6-2 mark. The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 4-10-2 for the Devils and 6-7-3 for the Predators.

View Nashville Predators vs New Jersey Devils Odds and Stats.

The visitors opened as 114 moneyline underdogs in this one at most online sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including 5Dimes. The total opened at 5 for those preferring over under wagers, watch for the line updates during the day at Bovada.

The Devils - Predators odds would favor the Predators if the lines were set according to our power ranks. New Jersey is rated No. 22 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Nashville is at No. 21.

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Nashville was a 5-0 loser in its last match on the road against the Jets. They lost as +103 underdogs, while the total score of 5 made winners of UNDER bettors.

The Devils were a 2-1 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Maple Leafs. That made winners of bettors who got Toronto at -177 on the moneyline, while the total score (3) was good news for UNDER bettors.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits New Jersey's No. 28-ranked offense, averaging 1.88 goals per game, against a Predators defense that ranks No. 24 at 3.06 goals allowed. The Devils power play is averaging 17.86% while the Predators defense kills off 81.48% of their penalties.

Next up:
Nashville at New York, Tuesday, November 12th
New Jersey at New York, Tuesday, November 12th