Nashville Predators (11-3-0) at Colorado Avalanche (7-4-3)
|Date & Time||Wednesday November 7, 2018, 10:00 PM (EST)|
The Line: Colorado Avalanche +110 / Nashville Predators -120 --- Over/Under: 5.5
Wednesday NHL action pits the Nashville Predators at the Colorado Avalanche.
The Nashville Predators have been consistent winners since he start of the season and have won three straight following a 1-0 victory against visiting Boston on Saturday. The Bruins never got their offense going but goalie Jaroslav Halak kept the team in the game with a 39 save performance.
The Predators played well at both ends of the ice with 40 shots yet only managed a first period goal off the stick of Roman Josi. Ryan Ellis and Nick Bonino added assists with Pekka Rinne picking up the in for Nashville with 26 stops.
The Colorado Avalanche are hoping to avoid a four game slide after dropping a 7-6 overtime decision at Vancouver on Friday. Nathan MacKinnon scored twice for the Avalanche with Sheldon Dries, Ian Cole, Alexander Kerfoot and Nikita Zadorov all reaching the scoring column. Philipp Gubauer allowed all seven goals on 37 shots to fall to 3-1-1 for Colorado.
Elias Patterson and Brock Boeser led the Canucks offensive explosion with two goals each while Loui Eriksson and Markus Grandlund scored in regulation. Derrick Pouiliot tallied in overtime to secure the two points for Vancouver who received 23 saves from Jacob Markstrom.
Over is 8-1-2 in Predators last 11 when their opponent allows 5 goals or more in their previous game and under is 6-1 in Predators last 7 when their opponent scores 5 goals or more in their previous game and under is 6-1 in Predators last 7 Wednesday games. Under is 5-0 in Avalanche last 5 vs. Central and under is 5-0 in Avalanche last 5 vs. a team with a winning % above .600 and under is 7-1 in Avalanche last 8 Wednesday games. Predators are 8-1 in the last 9 meetings in Colorado and Predators are 14-2 in the last 16 meetings and over is 14-5 in the last 19 meetings.
Nashville has been very steady whether at home or on the road and it’s hard to go against them now…