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Nashville Predators at Colorado Avalanche 5/3/22 - NHL Picks & Predictions

Colorado Avalanche vs Nashville Predators Odds & Info

Game Colorado Avalanche vs Nashville Predators
Date & Time Tuesday May 3, 2022, 9:30 PM (EDT)
Location
Ball Arena Ball Arena, Denver, USA
Latest odds
COL -300 ; O/U 6.5
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The NHL playoffs start up Tuesday night as the Nashville Predators will be in Denver, Co to take on the Colorado Avalanche. Nashville finished the regular season 45-30-7 overall after losing four of the last five games played. Nashville lost the last game of the season 5-4 against the Arizona Coyotes after goalie Connor Ingram posted a .815 save percentage after allowing five goals on 27 shots.

Offensively this year Nashville has been one of the better teams in the NHL averaging 3.2 goals per game on 29.7 shots. Roman Josi leads the Nashville offense with 96 points on the year to go along with a team high 73 assists. Matt Duchene leads Nashville with 43 goals this season on 228 shots.

The Colorado Avalanche finished the regular season as one of the top teams in the NHL at 56-19-7 on the year despite losing four the last five games played including two in a row after a 4-1 loss to Minnesota to end the season. Pavel Francouz was abysmal in the net for Colorado posting a .857 save percentage after allowing three goals on 21 shots.

Offensively this season Colorado has relied on a potent scoring attack everything 3.76 goals per game on 35 shots as a team. Mikko Rantanen leads the Colorado offense with 92 points this year to go along with a team high 36 goals on 254 shots.

Recent Betting Trends

  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Nashville's last 5 games.
  • Nashville are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games.
  • Nashville are 13-7 SU in their last 20 games against Colorado.
  • Colorado are 1-6 SU in their last 7 games.
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Colorado's last 6 games against Nashville.

Free NHL Pick:

Colorado Avalanche -1.5

Both teams come into the playoffs struggling as each team lost four their final five games overall. Look for Colorado to control this game however on their home ice with the superior offense in front of their home crowd. Take Colorado to do enough in game one to take control of the series. Final Score Prediction, Colorado wins and covers 4-1.

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