Chicago Blackhawks vs. Nashville Predators, 01/08/17 – Prediction
Written by: Alex Alarcon
Chicago Blackhawks (17-15-4) vs. Nashville Predators (25-12-4)
Game Time: Sunday, January 08, 2017 7:00 PM ET United Center
Lines: Chi -143/ Nashville +129
The Nashville Predators travel to United Center to play the Chicago Blackhawks on Sunday, January 8, 2017.
Two Game Winning Streak
Chicago shows up with a record of 25-12-5 including 15-4-4 at home this season. They are 1st in the Central Division. They’ve scored 115 goals and surrendered 102 for a goal differential of +13.
The Blackhawks have a record of 5-4-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 23-17 while their over/under record sits at 12-20-10.
The Blackhawks have a total of 55 points on the season. They have 24 power play goals on 129 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 19%. They have allowed 114 power play opportunities and have given up 28 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 75%.
Win one, Loss One
Nashville comes into this matchup having played 39 games. They have an overall record of 17-15-7 and on the road they have a record of 7-10-2.
Currently they are 4th in the Central Division. They’ve scored 110 goals and given up 105 goals for a point differential of +5. The Predators have an overall record of 4-3-3 in their last 10 games.
The Predators have 41 total points this season. They have scored 110 goals while giving up 105 goals. They have had 133 power play opportunities and have scored 26 goals on those chances for a percentage of 20%.
The Predators have allowed 123 power play opportunities and given up 22 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. They average 31 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.96% for the season to this point. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
- Blackhawks are 2-5 in their last 7 in the third game of a 3-in-4 situation.
- Predators are 4-1 in their last 5 road games.
- Predators are 4-1 in their last 5 road games vs. a team with a home winning % of greater than .600.
- Predators are 10-4 in their last 14 after scoring 2 goals or less in their previous game.
Even though the Predators have been losing as of late, they have been playing great on the road. The Blackhawks are slowly getting back to their winning ways, but the Predators may catch them off guard in this one.
I hope you love winning practically free money as much as I do. I'm a sports and analytical nerd that will give you the best picks for any game. I've worked on various websites in the sports handicapping industry along with years of covering NFL teams. Enjoy your win.
NHL on Wednesday, 3-29-2017
The Chicago Blackhawks make a rare visit to PPG PAINTS Arena to take on the Pittsburgh Pen... Read More
The Los Angeles Kings will be in the middle of their road trip as they head to Saddledome ... Read More
The Washington Capitals (1st in Metropolitan Division), the best team in the NHL, will pla... Read More
The second outing of a home-and-home series sees the St. Louis Blues (4th in Central Divis... Read More
NBA on Wednesday, 3-29-2017
Oklahoma City is looking to improve their seeding in the Western Conference when they trav... Read More
The Toronto Raptors host the Charlotte Hornets at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto on Wedn... Read More
The Miami Heat will look to consolidate their playoffs berth when they travel to New York ... Read More
The Celtics are hot as of late and they host a Bucks team that has been playing well and l... Read More
With 10 games set to tip-off on Wednesday night, the NBA will be definitely own the night.... Read More
The Dallas Mavericks travel to the Smoothie King Center to take on the New Orleans Pelican... Read More
The San Antonio Spurs host the Golden State Warriors in a crucial match-up at the AT&T... Read More
The Utah Jazz hit the road to take on the Sacramento Kings for a Wednesday night contest. ... Read More
The Washington Wizards travel to Staples Center to take on the Los Angeles Clippers for a ... Read More