Avalanche vs. Predators Prediction, Betting Tips & Picks – NHL Playoffs First Round Game 4

by | May 8, 2022

Game 4 of the NHL Playoffs First Round will see the Colorado Avalanche visit the Nashville Predators on Monday, May 9, starting at 9:30 PM ET. The Avalanche lead the series 3-0. Avalanche (-252) at Predators (+204) appears lopsided, according to the moneyline odds. 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 -252 Predators +204

Avalanche vs. Predators Game Info

  • Game Day: Monday, May 9, 2022
  • Game Time: 9:30 PM ET
  • Location: Nashville, Tennessee
  • Arena: Bridgestone Arena

Computer Predictions for Avalanche vs. Predators

Computer picks for Avalanche vs Predators
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Predators (+1.5) Under (6.5) Avalanche 4 Predators 3

Avalanche vs. Predators Betting Trends

  • Through 79 games as the moneyline favorite this season, Colorado has been victorious 57 times.
  • The Avalanche have won 23 of the 29 games they have played with moneyline odds lower than -252.
  • The moneyline odds say Colorado has a 71.6% chance of winning this game.
  • Colorado Avalanche Leaders

  • Mikko Rantanen has been a top contributor on Colorado this season, with 92 points in 75 games.
  • Nathan MacKinnon has 88 points (1.4 per game), scoring 32 goals and adding 56 assists.
  • Nazem Kadri has 28 goals and 59 assists for Colorado.
  • Darcy Kuemper has a record of 37-12-4. He has conceded 138 goals (2.5 goals against average) and racked up 1616 saves with a .921 save percentage (15th in the league).
  • Colorado Avalanche Season Stats

  • The Avalanche net the fourth-most goals in the league, averaging 3.8 per game for a total of 308 this season.
  • The Avalanche are ranked ninth in NHL play for the fewest goals against this season, having allowed 232 total goals (2.8 per game).
  • The team has the league’s fourth-best goal differential at +76 this season.
  • The Avalanche have recorded 67 power-play goals this season, leading the NHL (on 278 power-play chances).
  • The Avalanche’s 24.1% power-play conversion rate ranks eighth-best in the NHL this season.
  • The Avalanche’s six shorthanded goals this season rank 17th.
  • The Avalanche kill 79.7% of their opponent’s power plays, the 15th-ranked penalty-kill percentage in the NHL.
  • With a 47.3% faceoff win percentage, the Avalanche have the 28th-ranked rate in the NHL.
  • The Avalanche shoot 10.7% as a team, ranked sixth-best in the league.
  • The Avalanche’s players are still looking for their first shutout win this season. As a team, they are averaging 21.5 hits and 13.2 blocked shots per game.
  • Predators vs. Avalanche Betting Trends

  • This season the Predators have 19 wins in the 42 games in which they’ve been an underdog.
  • Nashville has a record of 2-3 in games when sportsbooks list them +204 or longer on the moneyline.
  • The win probability for the Predators, implied from the moneyline, is 32.9%.
  • Nashville Predators Leaders

  • Roman Josi is a key offensive option for Nashville, with 96 points this season. He has recorded 23 goals and 73 assists in 80 games.
  • Matt Duchene is key for Nashville’s attack with 86 total points (1.1 per game), including 43 goals and 43 assists through 78 games.
  • Filip Forsberg has scored 42 goals and contributed 42 assists for Nashville, giving him a point total of 84.
  • Juuse Saros’ record stands at 38-25-3 on the season, allowing 173 goals (2.6 goals against average) and amassing 1934 saves with a .918 save percentage (18th in the league).
  • Nashville Predators Season Stats

  • The Predators’ 262 total goals (3.2 per game) rank 12th in the league.
  • The Predators’ 250 total goals allowed (3.0 per game) rank 17th in the league.
  • Their +12 goal differential ranks 16th in the league.
  • The Predators have recorded 63 power-play goals this season (fourth-most in the NHL) on 258 power-play chances.
  • The Predators have a 24.4% power-play conversion rate, the league’s No. 5 percentage.
  • The Predators have scored two shorthanded goals.
  • The Predators’ 18th-ranked penalty kill rate is 79.2%.
  • The Predators have the ninth-best faceoff win rate in the NHL (51.2%).
  • The Predators are shooting 10.7% (sixth in the league).
  • The Predators have yet to shut out an opponent this season.
  • Avalanche and Predators Injury Report

    Avalanche: Andrew Cogliano: Day To Day (Upper-body), Ryan Murray: Out (Hand/Wrist), Darcy Kuemper: Day To Day (Eye)

    Predators: Juuse Saros: Day To Day (Lower Body), Jeremy Lauzon: Out (Undisclosed)

    Betting Tips for Avalanche vs. Predators

    The Avalanche on the moneyline (-252) is our best bet after looking at all of the key trends and stats for this matchup. Our computer projects the total score will finish under the total of 6.5 goals, with the Predators (+1.5) covering the spread.

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