Avalanche vs. Predators Prediction, Betting Tips & Picks 4/28/2022

by | Apr 27, 2022

The Colorado Avalanche (56-18-6) host the Nashville Predators (44-29-7) on Thursday, April 28, with the Avalanche coming off a victory and the Predators a defeat. The sportsbooks have made the Avalanche heavy favorites at -241 on the moneyline, and the Predators are at +193. Find more below on the Avalanche vs. Predators betting line, injury report, head-to-head stats, best bets and more.

Avalanche vs. Predators Spread and Betting Line

Avalanche vs Predators Betting Information
Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Avalanche -241 Predators +193

Avalanche vs. Predators Game Info

  • Game Day: Thursday, April 28, 2022
  • Game Time: 9:00 PM ET
  • Location: Denver, Colorado
  • Arena: Ball Arena

Computer Predictions for Avalanche vs. Predators

Computer picks for Avalanche vs Predators
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Avalanche (-1.5) Under (6.5) Avalanche 4 Predators 2

Avalanche vs. Predators Betting Trends

  • Colorado has gone 53-21 as the oddsmakers’ favorite this season.
  • The Avalanche have a record of 22-6 this season while playing with their moneyline odds shorter than -241.
  • There is a 70.7% chance that Colorado wins this game, per the moneyline.
  • Colorado Avalanche Leaders

  • A major offensive player this season for Colorado, Mikko Rantanen has scored 91 points in 73 games (36 goals and 55 assists).
  • Nathan MacKinnon is another leading option for Colorado with 88 points (1.4 per game), scoring 32 goals and adding 56 assists.
  • Nazem Kadri has 85 total points for Colorado, with 27 goals and 58 assists.
  • Darcy Kuemper (37-12-3) has a 2.5 goals against average and a .922 save percentage (third-best in the league).
  • Colorado Avalanche Season Stats

  • The Avalanche’s 303 goals this season make them the fourth-best scoring team in the NHL.
  • The Avalanche have conceded the seventh-fewest goals in NHL action this season, 224 (2.8 per game).
  • The team has the league’s third-best goal differential at +79 this season.
  • The NHL-leading 66 power-play goals the Avalanche’s have netted have resulted from 268 power-play chances.
  • The Avalanche’s offense ranks fifth the league with a 24.6% power-play conversion rate.
  • The Avalanche’s offense has scored six shorthanded goals this season (17th among all squads).
  • The Avalanche have the league’s 17th-ranked penalty-kill percentage at 79.3%.
  • The Avalanche win 47.4% of their faceoffs (27th in the league).
  • The Avalanche have a 10.8% shooting percentage as a squad, ranking sixth in the league.
  • The Avalanche average 21.5 hits and 13.2 blocked shots per game.
  • Predators vs. Avalanche Betting Trends

  • The Predators have secured an upset victory in 18, or 48.6%, of the 37 games they have played as an underdog this season.
  • Nashville’s moneyline odds have been +193 or longer twice this season, and it split 1-1.
  • The moneyline implies a 34.1% chance to win for the Predators.
  • Nashville Predators Leaders

  • Roman Josi’s 22 goals and 71 assists in 78 games give him 93 points on the season, making him a key part of his team’s offense.
  • Matt Duchene is a key contributor for Nashville, with 84 total points this season. He has scored 42 goals and provided 42 assists in 76 contests.
  • Filip Forsberg has 42 goals and 40 assists for Colorado.
  • Juuse Saros has a record of 38-25-3 in 67 games this season, conceding 173 goals (2.6 goals against average) with 1934 saves and a .918 save percentage, ninth-best in the league.
  • Nashville Predators Season Stats

  • The Predators have scored 254 goals this season (3.2 per game) to rank 12th in the league.
  • The Predators have conceded 3.0 goals per game, 241 total, which ranks 16th among NHL teams.
  • Their 16th-ranked goal differential is +13.
  • The Predators have put up 62 power-play goals this season, which are third-best in the NHL (on 252 power-play chances).
  • The Predators have the NHL’s fifth-best power-play conversion rate of 24.6%.
  • The Predators have scored two shorthanded goals this season (29th among NHL teams).
  • The Predators’ 19th-ranked penalty kill rate is 78.9%.
  • The Predators have the NHL’s ninth-best faceoff win rate (51.2%).
  • The 10.7% shooting percentage the Predators have amassed ranks seventh in the league.
  • The Predators have not yet shut out an opponent this season.
  • Avalanche and Predators Injury Report

    Avalanche: Gabriel Landeskog: Out (Knee), Ryan Murray: Out (Hand/Wrist), Pavel Francouz: Day To Day (Face), Mikko Rantanen: Day To Day (Illness), Erik Johnson: Day To Day (Undisclosed)

    Predators: Jeremy Lauzon: Out (Undisclosed)

    Betting Tips for Avalanche vs. Predators

    Our best bet is Avalanche on the moneyline at -241 and against the spread (-1.5) after digging through all of the key statistics and trends for this matchup. Our computer projects the total score will finish under the total of 6.5 goals.

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