Predators vs. Coyotes Free Pick
ODDS: Oddsmakers have installed the Predators as -110 favorites, while the over/under total for this game sits at 5 goals. Nashville enters play with a 52-27-8 overall record and is 34-41 UNDER, while Phoenix is 46-27-15 overall and is 31-43 UNDER.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Predators opened up as a -110 favorite and remained there at most books, while the total opened up at 5 and has remained there.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers placed on tonight’s game, 66% of NHL public bettors currently favor the Predators. This information is subject to change, however, so make sure you click on the link provided for the most up-to-date public betting numbers.
NHL FREE PICK: According to latest NHL trends, Nashville is 1-4-1 Under last 6 after scoring 2 goals or less in their previous game. Phoenix is 0-4 Under last 4 vs. Central, 1-8-3 Under last 12 overall, 3-12-4 Under last 19 games as a favorite and 1-4-1 Under last 6 games as an underdog. Both teams posted impressive first-round victories over recent Stanley Cup champions, with Nashville beating Detroit and Phoenix ousting Chicago. Phoenix has emerged as one of the most consistent teams in the league all season long. Phoenix netminder Mike Smith faced more than 40 shots per night in the Chicago series but surrendered just 12 goals in the six-round series, posting a .950 save percentage and registering a 39-save shutout in the pivotal sixth game. Nashville is led by the sensational goaltender from Pekka Rinne, who limited Detroit to just four goals in the final three games of the best-of-seven. Rinne is 8-5-0 with a 2.05 goals-against average and four shutouts all-time against Phoenix.
FRIDAY NHL FREE PICK: PREDATORS/COYOTES UNDER 5