Nashville Predators vs Pittsburgh Penguins Prediction, 4/10/2022 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Nashville Predators vs Pittsburgh Penguins
Date: Sunday, April 10, 2022
Location: PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh, PA
TV: AT&T Sportsnet Pittsburgh
Odds/Point Spread: Predators (+125) Penguins (-150)
The Pittsburgh Penguins (41-21-10) will try to defeat the Nashville Predators (41-25-4) at PPG Paints Arena on Sunday. The odds on this game have Nashville at +125 and Pittsburgh is sitting at -150. The over/under is 7.
The Nashville Predators will head into their next game feeling good after earning a 3-2 victory over the Senators in the last game they played. Nashville accrued 18 penalty mins in this game. The Predators had an average offensive output in this win. Furthermore, they had 4 chances with the advantage and were able to notch 1 goal. For the matchup, they netted 3 of the 34 shots they tried.
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Nashville Predators opponents have 244 power play tries (2nd in hockey) and have come away with 49 goals in those chances. The Predators have had 2,252 shots tried against them and have a save percentage of .911. Nashville has taken 2,072 shots and holds a shooting percentage of 11.2%. While playing at even strength, the Predators have surrendered 152 goals while having 177 on the offensive side of the ice. Nashville skates onto the rink with 216 power play chances and they have added 54 goals out of those attempts, earning them a rate of 25.00%. For the current season, they have recorded 86 points and their points percentage is sitting at .614. Concerning their scoring capabilities, the Nashville Predators have racked up 231 goals (11th in the league) on the year and have surrendered 201.
The man in goal for this game is Juuse Saros. Opponents have tallied 510 goals against Saros in his career and his goals against average per contest is 2.51. Saros has taken the ice for 214 games over the course of his NHL career. He has a save percentage of .921 for his 12,180 minutes between the pipes. He has amassed an overall mark of 111-68-20 and he started in 198 games. In his career, Saros is sitting with 121 quality starts and his quality starts rate is .611. Saros has seen 6,424 shots taken against him and he has 5,914 saves.
In their last game, Pittsburgh faced off against the Rangers in a game where the Penguins ended up losing by a tally of 3-0. They had 3 attempts on the power play in this matchup but weren't able to score a goal. The Penguins netted 0 goals out of the 30 shots on goal they were seeking.
The Penguins have accumulated 186 goals at even strength and 48 goals (11th in the league) while having a power play advantage. Pittsburgh has put up 2,496 shots (6th in the NHL) and has accumulated a shot percentage of 9.38%, while allowing the other team 2,193 shots. On the season, the Pittsburgh Penguins have notched a total of 234 goals, 92 points, in addition to a points percentage of .639. They have earned 223 power play opportunities and they have accumulated a power play rate of 21.52%. They have recorded a penalty kill percentage of 85.96% on the other teams 178 power play opportunities, and their save percentage comes in at 91.3%. They have granted a total of 191 goals to be scored by way of 166 goals at even strength and 25 goals while they were shorthanded.
On the other side of the ice you are likely to see Tristan Jarry defending the net. He has a tally of 4,106 saves out of 4,488 shots attempted, giving him a percentage of .915. Jarry has accrued a lifetime record of 92-46-13 and has participated in 157 contests. He got the starting nod in 149 games and has played 8,951 minutes. Jarry's quality start rate comes out to 61.7% and he has accumulated 92 quality starts in his pro career. The opposition is averaging 2.56 goals per game and he has yielded 382 goals in total.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy's Pick: Take Pittsburgh (-150)
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