Edmonton Oilers vs Nashville Predators Prediction, 12/13/2022 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Edmonton Oilers vs Nashville Predators
Date: Tuesday, December 13, 2022
Location: Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, TN
TV: Bally Sports South
Odds/Point Spread: Oilers (-137) Predators (+114)
The Edmonton Oilers (16-12-0) are hitting the road to Bridgestone Arena on Tuesday where they will meet the Nashville Predators (12-11-2). The moneyline on this game has Edmonton at -137 while Nashville opens at +114. The total is 7.
The Edmonton Oilers were on the right side of the scoreboard with a 5-2 win over the Wild their last time on the ice. The Oilers had a impressive offensive outing in the win. For the outing, they netted 5 of the 38 shots they attempted. Moreover, they had 3 power play chances and notched 2 goals. Edmonton had 10 penalty mins for this contest.
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While at even strength, the Oilers have conceded 66 goals while notching 71 of their own. Edmonton Oilers opponents have earned 108 power play opportunities (3rd in the NHL) and have tallied 31 goals in those chances. When discussing scoring goals, the Edmonton Oilers have notched 102 goals (5th in pro hockey) for the year and have given up 97. Edmonton has taken 897 shots and has a shooting percentage of 11.4%. For the year, they sit with 32 points and their points percentage is .571. The Oilers have had 935 shots taken against them and hold a save percentage of .896. Edmonton has accounted for 101 power play chances and they have notched 31 goals out of those tries, giving them a percentage of 30.69%.
The man in goal for this game is Jack Campbell. During his career on the ice, Campbell has recorded 74 quality starts and his quality starts percentage sits at .536. He has a save percentage of .912 during his 8,314 mins guarding the cage. Campbell has seen 4,209 shots against him and has accrued 3,839 saves. Opponents have notched 370 goals versus Campbell in his NHL career and his goals against average per game is 2.67. He has compiled an overall mark of 78-45-14 and he started in 138 games. Campbell has participated in 148 matchups over the course of his hockey career.
When they were on the ice last, Nashville played the Senators in a matchup where the Predators ended up taking the loss by a final score of 3-2. The Predators notched 2 goals of the 29 shots on goal they took. They had 4 opportunities on the power play in this matchup but weren't able to score a goal.
Nashville has put up 753 shots (30th in hockey) and has accumulated a shot percentage of 8.63%, while allowing their opponents 828 shots. They have accumulated a penalty kill rate of 77.53% on their opponents 89 chances on the power play, and their save percentage sits at 90.7%. They have a total of 90 power play opportunities and they have earned a power play percentage of 16.67%. The Predators have racked up 50 goals at even strength and 15 goals (28th in the NHL) while having a power play advantage. They have allowed 77 goals to be scored by of a combination of 57 goals at even strength and 20 goals while they were shorthanded. On the campaign, the Nashville Predators have earned a total of 65 goals, 26 points, in addition to a points percentage of .520.
On the other side of the ice you are likely to see Kevin Lankinen in goal. His opponents are averaging 3.15 goals per contest and he has yielded 230 goals altogether. Lankinen's quality start rate sits at 48.6% and he has made 35 quality starts in his career. He has been a starter 72 games and has played for a total of 4,387 mins. Lankinen has earned a career record of 28-32-11 and has participated in 76 contests. He is sitting with 2,176 saves out of the 2,406 shots attempted, which gives him a save percentage of .904.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Tony's Pick: Take Nashville (+114)
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