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Chicago Blackhawks vs Nashville Predators Prediction & Betting Tips 12/5/2023

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Chicago Blackhawks vs Nashville Predators 12/5/2023
  • Take the Predators on the moneyline
  • On the puck line, we like Blackhawks (+1.5)
  • Our NHL model projects 7 goals, and we suggest taking the under

Chicago Blackhawks vs Nashville Predators Preview

Don’t miss out on the NHL showdown between the Predators and Blackhawks. The game is starting at 8:30 ET on NBCS, and it’s hosted by the Blackhawks at United Center in Chicago, IL. Get ready to place your bets!

The Predators come into this Central division matchup as the favorite to pick up the win. Currently, the over/under for the game is at 6.5 goals. Check out BetCoco for Chicago Blackhawks – Nashville Predators odds

Chicago Blackhawks vs Nashville Predators Head-to-Head and Key Stats

The last three times that the Predators have faced off vs. the Blackhawks as the favorite, they have gone 2-1. When looking at the last three head-to-head matchups between the Predators and Blackhawks, only 1 point per game has separated the teams, with the Predators going 2-1 vs. the spread.

  • In their last ten games away from home, the Predators have a straight up record of 4-6 while going 5-5 vs the spread. The team’s offense averaged 3 goals per game in these contests.
  • When looking at their past five home matchups, Chicago has an puck line record of 0-5 while averaging 1 per game. The team went 0-5 overall in these games.
  • Going back to their previous ten games as the underdog, Chicago has an puck line mark of 3-7 while going 2-8 straight up.
  • Going back to their previous five games as the favorite, Nashville has an puck line mark of 1-4 while going 2-3 straight up.

Chicago Blackhawks vs Nashville Predators Prediction

Before their matchup against Chicago, the Predators arrive with a 12-12-0 record. They hold a 4-4-0 record when considered the favorites and 8-8-0 when seen as the underdogs. On the road this season, they have a 4-6-0 record, while they are 8-6-0 in their games at home.

When looking at their offense, the Predators have an average of 3.2 goals per game this season, positioning themselves 14th in the NHL. In terms of shots on goal per game, they are ranked 12th in the league. In terms of power play goals, the Predators offense is 10th in power play goals. As for shorthanded goals, they are 10th in the NHL.

Goalie Juuse Saros comes into the game having made 19 starts this season. So far, his record is 9-10 and he has a save percentage of 90%.

The Blackhawks currently hold an overall record of 7-16-0 and have been the betting underdog in all of their games. When they have hit the road, they have a 4-10-0 record this season, and they are 3-6-0 at home.

Offensively, the Blackhawks come into the game at 2.4 goals per contest placing 30th in the NHL. In terms of shots on goal per game, they are in 29th position in the league. Looking at how the Blackhawks’ offense is performing during power plays, they are 29th in power play goals and 24th in shorthanded goals.

Entering the game, goalie Arvid Söderblom has started 10 games this season. His current record stands at 2-8, and his save percentage is 88.3%.

With a 1.5 goal advantage on the spread, our projections favor the Predators to secure a 4-3 victory.

Chicago Blackhawks vs Nashville Predators Betting Tips

  • Take the Predators on the moneyline
  • On the puck line, we like Blackhawks (+1.5)
  • Our NHL model projects 7 goals, and we suggest taking the under

Chicago Blackhawks Injury Report

  • Anthony Beauvillier – Personal – Questionable
  • Andreas Athanasiou – Lower Body – Out
  • Taylor Hall – Knee – Out
  • Colin Blackwell – Lower Body – Out
  • Luke Philp – Achilles – Out
  • Samuel Savoie – Femur – Out

Nashville Predators Injury Report

  • Tyson Barrie – Not Injury Related – Out
  • Tommy Novak – Upper Body – Out
  • Alexandre Carrier – Upper Body – Out
  • Cody Glass – Upper Body – Out

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