Nashville Predators vs. Pittsburgh Penguins - 10/22/16 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Pittsburgh Penguins (3-1-1) at Nashville Predators (1-2-0)
NHL Hockey: Saturday, October 22, 2016 at 8:00 pm (Bridgestone Arena)
The Line: Nashville Predators -120 / Pittsburgh Penguins +110 --- Over/Under: 5.5 See the Latest Odds
The NHL visits Bridgestone arena for a hockey tilt between the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Nashville Predators.
The Pittsburgh Penguins will be looking for another NHL hockey win when they visit the Nashville Predators. The Penguins come off a 3-2 victory against visiting San Jose with all three goals coming in the final period to erase a 2-0 deficit. The Sharks took a 2-0 lead on goals from Patrick Marleau and Tomas Hertl but Martin Jones struggled in the nets in the third and finished with 17 stops. The Pens rally saw Scott Wilson, Patric Hornqvist and Evgeni Malkin light the lamp while Marc-Andre Fleury suddenly became airtight in making 32 saves to pick up an impromptu victory for the defending Stanley Cup champions.
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The Nashville Predators need to get their NHL hockey season on track and everything begins with a win. The Predators have dropped three in a row following a 5-3 defeat at Detroit on Friday night. The Red Wings featured five different players scoring with Justin Abdelkader, Tomas Tater, Drew Miller, Gustav Nyqvist and Darren Helm finding the back of the net to make a winner of Petr Mrazek recorded 30 saves to pick up the victory. The Predators didn’t have the offensive firepower to match scores with PK Subban, Mike Fisher and Mike Ribeiro tallying for Nashville but Pekka Rinne saw a lot of rubber and his 38 stops were not enough
The Penguins are 8-0 in their last 8 in the fourth game of a 4-in-6 situation and the over is 9-1-2 in Penguins last 12 in the fourth game of a 4-in-6 days situation while the under is 6-1 in Penguins last 7 overall. The Predators are 0-4 in their last 4 Saturday games and the over is 6-0-1 in Predators last 7 vs. Metropolitan while going over is 4-0-1 in Predators last 5 vs. Eastern Conference. The Penguins are 4-0 in the last 4 meetings in Nashville and the Penguins are 7-1 in the last 8 meetings while the under is 5-1 in the last 6 meetings.
The Penguins and the under have done against Nashville and will get a good look with the Preds play lately…