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Predators vs. Blackhawks Predictions, Odds, Preview

Apr. 21, 2021
Matt Blunt
NHL Expert
VegasInsider.com

Nashville Predators vs. Chicago Blackhawks Predictions

Score Prediction Blackhawks 4 Predators 3

If Nashville gets the fourth playoff spot in the Central Division, they won't have to look any further than the season series they had with Chicago as a big reason why. Nashville is a perfect 6-0 SU (1-5 O/U) in six games vs Chicago this year, never allowing more than two goals against in any game.

The Predators 5-2 win the other night was the first meeting to cash an "over" ticket, as a 3-2 deficit for Chicago after 40 minutes turned into a 5-2 deficit after 41 minutes and any hope of a comeback was killed. I would like to trust that the Hawks will be willing to throw everything they've got at trying to finally beat this Nashville team this year, as they still only trail the Predators by four points for that final playoff spot.

Not entirely sure I can trust the Blackhawks to hold onto the win late if that's how it plays out, as Nashville's scored at least three goals on Chicago in all but one of the previous six games and the Hawks sit with a 2.87 xGA/60 number to begin with.

10 total power play opportunities only resulted in a single goal the other night and we still got to seven tallies. These two teams should be able to get to at least seven again tonight.

Nashville Predators vs. Chicago Blackhawks Best Bets

  • OVER 5.5

Chicago is looking to snap a six-game losing streak against the visiting Nashville Predators. (AP)

Nashville Predators vs. Chicago Blackhawks Betting Analysis

Nashville currently sits in fourth-place of the Central Division standings with a 25-21-1 record. Chicago is currently sitting in sixth-place of the Central Division table with a 21-20-5 record. The Preds are four points ahead of the Blackhawks in the standings.

  • Venue: United Center
  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • TV-Time: NBSCN - 7:08 p.m. ET

Nashville Predators vs. Chicago Blackhawks Form

Nashville is coming off of a 5-2 victory over Chicago, snapping a two-game losing streak. Chicago's last game was the loss to Nashville, but has won three of its last five games scoring four goals in all three wins.

Nashville Predators vs. Chicago Blackhawks Head To Head

Nashville has won the last six games against Chicago, while the goal total has gone UNDER in four of the lat five meetings.

Nashville Predators vs. Chicago Blackhawks Game Odds

  • Predators -115
  • Blackhawks +100
  • Predators (-1.5) +200
  • Blackhawks (+1.5) -250
  • Over 5.5 -110
  • Under 5.5 -110

Odds per BetMGM - Subject to Change


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