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Nashville Predators vs Pittsburgh Penguins Prediction & Betting Tips 11/28/2023

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Nashville Predators vs Pittsburgh Penguins 11/28/2023
  • We like the Penguins on the moneyline (-114)
  • The Penguins are also our pick on the spread at +1.5
  • Our NHL model projects 7 goals, and we suggest taking the under

Nashville Predators vs Pittsburgh Penguins Preview

Betting on today’s Penguins and Predators game? Catch the action at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, TN, as the Predators hosts this showdown at 8:00 ET on ESPN+.

The over/under for this non-conference contest is set at 6.5 goals, with the Predators being the favored team playing at home against the Penguins. Check out BetCoco for Nashville Predators – Pittsburgh Penguins odds

Nashville Predators vs Pittsburgh Penguins Head-to-Head and Key Stats

Across the previous three matchups between Nashville and Pittsburgh, the Penguins have played well, sitting at 3-0. However, the average goal differential between the two teams has been been close, with Pittsburgh averaging 2 goals and Nashville at 1.

  • In their last ten games away from home, the Penguins have a straight up record of 5-5 while going 5-5 vs. the spread. The team averaged 3 goals per game in this stretch.
  • Through their last ten home games, Nashville has an puck line record of just 5-5. However, their overall record was 4-6 while averaging 3 goals per game.
  • In their last five games as the betting underdog, the Predators have a strong straight up record of 3-2. In addition, their puck line record was 3-2 in these scenarios.
  • Looking back on the team’s last ten games as the favorite, the Penguins have a straight up record of 4-6. Their record vs the puck line in these games was 4-6.

Nashville Predators vs Pittsburgh Penguins Prediction

Ahead of their matchup with Nashville, the Penguins have a 10-10-0 record. Their performance when favored is 6-8-0, while they hold a 4-2-0 record as underdogs. On the road, they have gone 5-4-0 this season and are 5-6-0 at home.

For their offensive performance, the Penguins come in averaging 3.2 goals per game this season, which is 19th in the NHL. In the category of shots on goal per game, they are 6th in the league. This season, the Penguins have a 6-6 record in games where they outshoot their opponent. In games with fewer shots on goal, they hold a 4-4 record.

Goalie Tristan Jarry comes into the game having made 15 starts this season. So far, his record is 7-8 and he has a save percentage of 91.8%.

As they prepare to face Pittsburgh, the Predators currently possess a 10-10-0 record. When they are favored, their record stands at 4-3-0, while as underdogs, it is 6-7-0. On the road this season, they have a 3-6-0 record, while they are 7-4-0 in their games at home.

For their offensive performance, the Predators come in averaging 3.4 goals per game this season, which is 8th in the NHL. In the category of shots on goal per game, they are 15th in the league. The Nashville offense is ranked 8th in power play goals. As for shorthanded goals, they find themselves at 13th in the NHL.

Entering the game, goalie Juuse Saros has started 16 games this season. His current record stands at 7-9, and his save percentage is 89.8%.

Even though they are considered 1.5-goal underdogs, our projection points to a 4-3 win for the Penguins.

Nashville Predators vs Pittsburgh Penguins Betting Tips

  • We like the Penguins on the moneyline (-114)
  • The Penguins are also our pick on the spread at +1.5
  • Our NHL model projects 7 goals, and we suggest taking the under

Nashville Predators Injury Report

  • Tommy Novak – Upper Body – Out
  • Cody Glass – Upper Body – Out

Pittsburgh Penguins Injury Report

  • Mark Pysyk – Lower Body – Out
  • Rickard Rakell – Upper Body – Out
  • Chad Ruhwedel – Lower Body – Out
  • Bryan Rust – Upper Body – Questionable
  • Will Butcher – Undisclosed – Out
  • Pierre-Olivier Joseph – Lower Body – Out

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