Nashville Predators vs Pittsburgh Penguins 3/15/22 NHL Picks, Predictions, Odds

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The Pittsburgh Penguins and Nashville Predators meet Tuesday in NHL action at the Bridgestone Arena. The Pittsburgh Penguins look for a win after splitting their last 10 games. The Nashville Predators look for a win after winning six of their last nine games.

The Pittsburgh Penguins are averaging 3.3 goals per game and are scoring on 21.4 percent of their power play opportunities. Jake Guentzel leads Pittsburgh with 28 goals, Kris Letang has 45 assists and Evan Rodriguez has 177 shots on goal. Defensively, the Pittsburgh Penguins are allowing 2.6 goals per game and are killing 85.3 percent of their opponent’s power plays. Tristan Jarry has allowed 107 goals on 1,373 shots faced, and Casey DeSmith has allowed 40 goals on 423 shots.

The Nashville Predators are averaging 3.2 goals per game and are scoring on 24.9 percent of their power play opportunities. Matt Duchene leads Nashville with 31 goals, Roman Josi has 49 assists and Filip Forsberg has 138 shots on goal. Defensively, the Nashville Predators are allowing 2.8 goals per game and are killing 79.5 percent of their opponent’s power plays. Juuse Saros has allowed 118 goals on 1,531 shots faced, and David Rittich has allowed 26 goals on 246 shots.

The Penguins are 18-6 in their last 24 road games and 5-2 in their last 7 overall. The Predators are 15-6 in their last 21 games following a win and 4-1 in their last 5 overall. The under is 5-0-1 in Penguins last 6 road games. The under is 5-1 in Predators last 6 home games. The Penguins are 6-2 in the last 8 meetings.

The Pittsburgh Penguins and chap prices like this don’t come around often, and they’ve proven themselves on the road. However, the Nashville Predators are playing the better hockey right now and their offense is starting to heat up. The home team has also won 11 of the last 15 meetings between these teams. At home, I have to give the edge to the Preds with the home ice.

Author: Lucy Green