Calgary Flames vs Nashville Predators Prediction, Pick and Preview, April 26 (4/26): NHL
- Lm Tipster
- Apr 26, 2022, 5:39:21 AM
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|Time||8:00 p.m. EST|
|Flames money line||-140|
|Flames spread||-1.5 (+175)|
|Predators money line||+120|
|Predators spread||+1.5 (-210)|
|Over / under||6|
2021-2022 season stats
|Calgary Flames||Nashville Predators|
|Road / home record||24-11-3||25-14-1|
|Goals per game||3.58||3.15|
|Goals allowed per game||2.48||2.93|
|Shots per game||35.5||29.8|
|Shots allowed per game||28.9||31.9|
|Over / under record||40-32-7||46-33|
The Calgary Flames hit the road and will visit the Nashville Predators on Tuesday night. This is the third time these teams face off this season. The Preds won the last 2 head to head games by 1 goal difference.
The Flames have won 4 of their last 5 games and are 24-14 on the road this season with a 49-20-10 record overall, ranking 2nd in the Central. The Flames are 29-13-5 against conference opponents. Calgary averages 8.9 penalty minutes per game, the seventh-most in the Western Conference. Milan Lucic leads the team serving 77 total minutes.
Gaudreau leads the Flames with 72 total assists and has 111 points. Matthew Tkachuk has eight goals over the last 10 games for Calgary.
In their last 10 games the Flames are 8-2, averaging 4.4 goals, 7.1 assists, 3.5 penalties and seven penalty minutes while allowing 2.4 goals per game with a .910 save percentage.
The Predators have lost 3 of their last 4 games and are 25-15 at home this season with a 44-29-6 record overall and rank 4th in the Central division. The Predators are 29-15-3 in conference matchups. Nashville is seventh in the Western Conference averaging 3.2 goals per game, led by Matt Duchene with 41.
Alexandre Carrier leads the Predators with a plus-24 in 74 games this season. Duchene has five goals and four assists over the last 10 games for Nashville.
In their last 10 games the Predators are 4-6, averaging 2.2 goals, 3.9 assists, 4.3 penalties and 11.7 penalty minutes while giving up 3.5 goals per game with an .887 save percentage.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Calgary's last 7 games.
Calgary are 9-2 SU in their last 11 games.
Nashville are 10-5 SU in their last 15 games at home.
Nashville are 3-8 SU in their last 11 games when playing at home against Calgary.
The Flames have already clinched the playoffs but they still continue to win. Their offense is on fire and are averaging 4.4 goals in their last 10 games. The Predators are still in the fight for the better spot with the Dallas Stars so they'll play this game with full power. The Flames are the better team and they will avoid a season series sweep from the Preds. Take the Flames.
PICK: Flames ML (-140)
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