Nashville Predators vs. Chicago Blackhawks NHL Betting Tips and Predictions

by | Apr 15, 2022

Predators vs. Blackhawks Betting Picks & Predictions

The Nashville Predators and Chicago Blackhawks are coming off a defeat and a win, respectively, heading into their meeting at Bridgestone Arena on Saturday at 12:30 PM ET. The Blackhawks are big underdogs away from home, at +233, and the Predators are -295. Find more below on the Predators vs. Blackhawks betting line, injury report, head-to-head stats, best bets and more.

Predators vs. Blackhawks Betting Line

Predators vs Blackhawks Betting Information
Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Predators -295 Blackhawks +233

Predators vs. Blackhawks Game Info

  • Game Day: Saturday, April 16, 2022
  • Game Time: 12:30 PM ET
  • Location: Nashville, Tennessee
  • Arena: Bridgestone Arena

Computer Predictions for Predators vs. Blackhawks

Computer picks for Predators vs Blackhawks
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Predators (-1.5) Over (5.5) Predators 4 Blackhawks 2

Predators vs. Blackhawks Betting Trends

  • Nashville has gotten the victory in 25 of the 42 games it’s played as the moneyline favorite this season.
  • The Predators have picked up a victory one time in two games as a moneyline favorite lower than -295 this season.
  • Nashville has a 74.7% chance of winning this game, according to the moneyline odds.
  • Nashville Predators Leaders

  • Roman Josi has been vital to Nashville this season, with 87 points in 72 games.
  • Matt Duchene is another leading option for Nashville with 75 points (1.1 per game), scoring 38 goals and adding 37 assists.
  • Filip Forsberg has scored 38 goals and added 34 assists through 61 games for Nashville.
  • Juuse Saros (36-23-3) has a 2.5 goals against average and a .921 save percentage (seventh-best in the league).
  • Nashville Predators Season Stats

  • The Predators offense’s 235 total goals (3.2 per game) rank 14th in the league.
  • The Predators are ranked 11th in NHL action in goals against this season, having allowed 212 total goals (2.9 per game).
  • Their goal differential (+23) ranks them 12th in the league.
  • The Predators’ 54 power-play goals this season are seventh-best in the NHL (on 227 power-play chances).
  • The Predators’ 23.8% power-play conversion rate is seventh-best in the league this season.
  • The Predators have scored a total of two shorthanded goals this season.
  • The Predators kill 79.8% of their opponent’s power plays, the 15th-ranked penalty-kill percentage in the league.
  • With a 51.2% faceoff win percentage, the Predators have the 11th-ranked percentage in the NHL.
  • The Predators shoot 10.7% as a team, ranked sixth-best in the league.
  • The Predators average 29.4 hits and 14.1 blocked shots per game.
  • Blackhawks vs. Predators Betting Trends

  • The Blackhawks have been the underdog 56 times this season, and upset their opponent in 17, or 30.4%, of those games.
  • Chicago has been an underdog with +233 odds or longer three times this season, and lost each of those games.
  • The win probability for the Blackhawks, implied from the moneyline, is 30.0%.
  • Chicago Blackhawks Leaders

  • Patrick Kane is a top offensive contributor for his squad with 85 points (1.2 per game). He has recorded 24 goals and 61 assists in 70 games (playing 21:42 per game).
  • Alex DeBrincat is a top contributor for Chicago, with 70 total points this season. He has netted 39 goals and provided 31 assists in 74 contests.
  • Chicago’s Seth Jones has 49 points, courtesy of five goals (ninth on team) and 44 assists (second).
  • Kevin Lankinen has a record of 5-12-6 in 25 games this season, conceding 88 goals (3.7 goals against average) with 689 saves and an .887 save percentage, 52nd in the league.
  • Chicago Blackhawks Season Stats

  • The Blackhawks have scored 194 goals this season (2.6 per game) to rank 27th in the NHL.
  • The Blackhawks’ 262 total goals given up (3.5 per game) rank 25th in the league.
  • Their 28th-ranked goal differential is -68.
  • The Blackhawks have scored 46 power-play goals this season (on 221 power-play chances). That ranks 16th in the NHL.
  • The Blackhawks’ power-play conversion rate (20.8%) ranks 17th in the league.
  • The Blackhawks have scored two shorthanded goals.
  • The 75.4% of opponent power plays the Blackhawks kill is the 24th-ranked penalty-kill percentage in the league.
  • The Blackhawks win 49.1% of their faceoffs. That’s the 19th-ranked rate in the NHL.
  • The 9.1% shooting percentage the Blackhawks have amassed ranks 25th in the league.
  • The Blackhawks have not shut out an opponent this season. They average 25.0 hits and 16.2 blocked shots per game.
  • Predators and Blackhawks Injury Report

    Predators: Michael McCarron: Out (Upper Body), Matt Luff: Day To Day (Illness)

    Blackhawks: Jujhar Khaira: Out (Back), Connor Murphy: Out (Concussion Protocol)

    Betting Tips for Predators vs. Blackhawks

    We have the Predators -295 on the moneyline as our best bet in this game after taking a look at all of the key statistics and trends for this matchup. Our computer projects the total score will go over the total of 5.5 goals, with the Predators (-1.5) covering the spread.

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