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Nashville Predators at Columbus Blue Jackets 5/5/21 - NHL Picks & Predictions

Columbus Blue Jackets vs Nashville Predators Odds & Info

Game Columbus Blue Jackets vs Nashville Predators
Date & Time Wednesday May 5, 2021, 7:00 PM (EDT)
Nationwide Arena Nationwide Arena, Columbus, USA
Latest odds
NSH -175 ; O/U 5
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The Nashville Predators come into this game 29-22-2 on the year after 5 of the last 7 games played. The Predators rank 20th in the NHL with 2.75 goals on 29.94 shots per game. Roman Josi leads the Predators offense in points and assists, while MIkael Granlund leads the team with 13 goals on the year.

Nashville has been a stout defensive team on the year allowing 2.81 goals on 31.57 shots per game. The Predators have allowed 2.8 goals per game in the last 10 games played . The only defensive struggle for the Predators on the year is defending the power play, as Nashville allows a 25% success rate ranking 29th in the league.

The Columbus Blue Jackets come into this game 16-25-12 after losing 14 of the last 16 games played. The Blue Jackets are a struggling offensive team on the year averaging 2.38 goals on 29.02 shots per game. Oliver Bjorkstrand leads the Blue Jackets offense in points, goals, and assists on the year.

The Blue Jackets have struggled defensively on the season allowing 3.32 goals per game on 32.26 shots per game. Columbus has allowed 2.4 goals per game over the last 5 games, but the offense has only scored 2 goals per game in that stretch resulting in losing 4 of the 5 games.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Nashville is 4-1 SU in their last 5 games
  • Nashville is 7-1 SU in their last 8 games against Columbus
  • Nashville is 7-3 SU in their last 10 road games
  • The total has gone OVER in 9 of the last 13 games for Columbus 
  • Columbus is 1-11 SU in their last 12 games

Free NHL Pick:

Nashville Prredators -175

The Predators are rolling coming into this game chasing a playoff spot. The Blue Jackets have all but packed it in and are ready for the season to end. Look for Nashville to roll through this game in route to another win. Final Score Prediction, Nashville wins 4-1.

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