St. Louis Blues vs. Nashville Predators NHL Betting Tips and Predictions
The St. Louis Blues and Nashville Predators — both coming off victories — will play on Sunday at 6:00 PM ET, at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville. The Predators are underdogs despite being the hosts, at +100, and the Blues are -120. Find more below on the Blues vs. Predators betting line, injury report, head-to-head stats, best bets and more.
Blues vs. Predators Spread and Betting Line
Blues vs Predators Betting Information
Blues vs. Predators Game Info
- Game Day: Sunday, April 17, 2022
- Game Time: 6:00 PM ET
- Location: Nashville, Tennessee
- Arena: Bridgestone Arena
Computer Predictions for Blues vs. Predators
Computer picks for Blues vs Predators
Blues 4 Predators 3
Blues vs. Predators Betting Trends
In 49 games as the moneyline favorite this season, St. Louis has been victorious 32 times.
Through 45 games with moneyline odds shorter than -120 this season, the Blues have been victorious 29 times.
Looking at the moneyline odds, St. Louis has a 54.5% chance of winning this contest.
St. Louis Blues Leaders
One of St. Louis’ top offensives player this season is Vladimir Tarasenko, who has 72 points (31 goals, 41 assists) and plays an average of 16:47 per game.
Robert Thomas is another leading option for St. Louis with 71 points (1.1 per game), scoring 18 goals and adding 53 assists.
Jordan Kyrou has 65 total points for St. Louis, with 23 goals and 42 assists.
In 37 games, Ville Husso has a record of 23-6-5. He has conceded 83 goals (2.37 goals against average) and has recorded 1021 saves.
St. Louis Blues Season Stats
The Blues’ 272 goals this season make them the fourth-best scoring team in the NHL.
The Blues have conceded the ninth-fewest goals in league play this season, 208 (2.8 per game).
With a +64 goal differential, they’re ranked fifth-best in the league.
The 57 power-play goals the Blues have put up this season have come on 216 power-play chances, ranking them third-best in the NHL.
The Blues’ 26.4% power-play conversion rate is second-best in the league this season.
The Blues have scored a total of nine shorthanded goals this season.
The Blues’ penalty-kill percentage (83.8%) is the NHL’s fifth-best.
The Blues’ players win 50.2% of their faceoffs to rank 15th in the NHL.
The Blues’ 12.1% shooting percentage tops the NHL.
The Blues have yet to shut out an opponent this season, averaging 20.6 hits and 12.4 blocked shots per game.
Predators vs. Blues Betting Trends
The Predators have been an underdog in 32 games this season, with 17 upset wins (53.1%).
Nashville has 24 games this season playing as an underdog by +100 or longer, and is 12-12 in those contests.
The moneyline set in this contest implies a 50.0% chance for the Predators to win.
Nashville Predators Leaders
Roman Josi is a leading scorer for Nashville, with 87 points this season. He has recorded 19 goals and 68 assists in 73 games.
Matt Duchene’s 75 points this season, including 38 goals and 37 assists, make him one of the top offensive threats for Nashville.
Nashville’s Filip Forsberg has 72 points (38 goals, 34 assists) this season.
Nashville’s Juuse Saros is 36-23-3 this season, compiling 1817 saves and allowing 155 goals (2.5 goals against average) with a .921 save percentage (seventh-best in the league).
Nashville Predators Season Stats
The Predators have scored 235 goals this season (3.2 per game) to rank 14th in the NHL.
The Predators’ 212 total goals conceded (2.9 per game) rank 11th in the league.
Their +23 goal differential ranks 12th in the league.
The Predators have recorded 54 power-play goals this season (seventh-most in the NHL) on 227 power-play chances.
The Predators have the league’s seventh-best power-play conversion rate of 23.8%.
The Predators have recorded two shorthanded goals.
The Predators’ 15th-ranked penalty kill rate is 79.8%.
The Predators have the league’s 10th-best faceoff win percentage (51.2%).
The 10.7% shooting percentage the Predators have compiled ranks sixth in the league.
The Predators have yet to shut out an opponent this season.
Blues and Predators Injury Report
Blues: Alexei Toropchenko: Day To Day (Undisclosed), Nick Leddy: Day To Day (Head), Tyler Bozak: Out (Lower-body), Mackenzie MacEachern: Out (Upper-body), Scott Perunovich: Out (Wrist)
Predators: Michael McCarron: Out (Upper Body), Matt Luff: Day To Day (Illness), Jeremy Lauzon: Day To Day (Undisclosed)
After digging through all of the key trends and statistics for this matchup, our best bet is Blues on the moneyline at -120 and Predators (+1.5) against the spread. Our computer picks see the scoring going over the total of 6 goals.
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