Red Wings at Predators 2/12/19 - NHL Picks & Predictions
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Detroit Red Wings vs. Nashville Predators
NHL: 8:00 PM EST
Feb. 12, 2019
Latest Odds : NAS -222 Total 5.5
The Red Wings are trying to be the worst team in the NHL this season and it seems to be working for the most part. Yes, the Red Wings have picked up some good wins, but for the most part the team has had quite a few struggles and when playing on the road the Red Wings have been downright dismal and are only ahead of the Ottawa Senators in the standings.
Leading the scoring for the Red Wings on the season has been the job of Dylan Larkin who has put in a total of 52 points on the season. Larkin has been able to get a total of 23 goals to lead the Red Wings as well. When it comes to passing the puck the Red Wings have been able to rely on Gustav Nyquist with 33 assist.
The Predators are looking to bring home a major win in this game as the Predators are trying to get caught up to the Winnipeg Jets in the standings. However, the home front for the Predators has been a challenge at times and another issue the Predators have is they have a tendency to look past the opponent on the year and that has proven difficult for the Predators bring home the same level of wins they need to have on the season.
The Predators have been led in the scoring department by Ryan Johnasen on the year with a total of 50 points on the year. Johansen has been able to get a total of 39 assist to help the team out as well. When it comes to scoring the goals the Predators have relied on Viktor Arvidsson who has put in a total of 24 goals.
Recent Betting Trends:
Red Wings are 64-26 in their last 90 games as a favorite of -201 or greater.
Predators are 5-0 in their last 5 games as a home underdog.
Under is 3-0-1 in Red Wings last 4 games as a road favorite.
Under is 4-0-2 in Predators last 6 games playing on 1 days rest.
Free Betting Pick: Under 5.5
The Predators are looking like a great team and they are a team that definitely needs to bring home the wins if they are going to continue to be a threat to the Jets. If the Predators are able to avoid playing down to the level of the Red Wings in this game it should be an easy win. On the same token, though, if the Predators do play down to the Red Wings level they will win, but it will be a battle. I look for the Predators to continue to play at a high level and bring home the win as they are battling for the Central Division lead. Final Score Prediction, Nashville Predators win 4-1.