Nashville Predators vs Calgary Flames 4/19/22 NHL Picks, Predictions, Odds

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The Calgary Flames and Nashville Predators meet Tuesday in NHL action at the The Calgary Flames look for a win after winning seven of their last eight games. The Nashville Predators look for a win after splitting their last 10 games.

The Calgary Flames are averaging 3.5 goals per game and are scoring on 23.5 percent of their power play opportunities. Matthew Tkachuk leads Calgary with 39 goals, Johnny Gaudreau has 69 assists and Elias Lindholm has 215 shots on goal. Defensively, the Calgary Flames are allowing 2.5 goals per game and are killing 83.9 percent of their opponent’s power plays. Jacob Markstrom has allowed 130 goals on 1,682 shots faced, and Dan Vladar has allowed 46 goals on 485 shots.

The Nashville Predators are averaging 3.2 goals per game and are scoring on 24 percent of their power play opportunities. Matt Duchene leads Nashville with 39 goals, Roman Josi has 68 assists and Filip Forsberg has 203 shots on goal. Defensively, the Nashville Predators are allowing 2.9 goals per game and are killing 80.2 percent of their opponent’s power plays. Juuse Saros has allowed 162 goals on 2,023 shots faced, and David Rittich has allowed 38 goals on 324 shots.

The Flames are 5-0 in their last 5 road games and 26-10 in their last 36 overall. The Predators are 37-18 in their last 55 home games and 19-7 in their last 26 Tuesday games. The under is 3-0-1 in Flames last 4 road games. The under is 5-2 in Predators last 7 overall. The Flames are 8-2 in the last 10 meetings in Nashville.

The Nashville Predators and the plus money here is intriguing considering they’re at home and have the rest advantage. However, the Preds have had issues lately in the underdog role. The Calgary Flames are on a roll right now, and they’ve had little issues winning on the end of back to backs. We’re also not being asked to lay a lot of juice. Give me the Flames and the reasonable price.

Author: Lucy Green