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Nashville Predators vs. Pittsburgh Penguins NHL Prediction, Pick, and Preview 4/10/2022

The Nashville Predators takes on the Pittsburgh Penguins on 4/10/2022 at 4:05PM.

Nashville Predators and Pittsburgh Penguins face off today. The Nashville Predators has a record of 41.0-26.0 this season. The Pittsburgh Penguins is 41.0-22.0 this season. Both have players to meet and know.

Nashville Predators Team Defense Preview




They give up 2.1 goals per game in even strength situations and this puts them as an above average defensive team in these situations. Opponents shoot 0.7 shots per game in power play situations per game against them. Opponents force Nashville Predators into 3.5 penalty kill situations per game and that is not a good sign. They have a penalty kill rate of 80.16%, which is average.

Opponents take 32.1 shots per game regardless of situation and they are average at keeping the puck from getting in the net.

Nashville Predators Team Offense Preview

They score 2.5 goals per game in even strength situations. This is an average NHL offense. They score 0.8 goals per game in power play situations. They are an above average team when they have an advantage. Thus far, they have had 3.1 power play opportunities per game this season. This means that they score on 24.77% of their shots on the power play, which makes them a good team with the advantage on the ice.

They take 29.5 shots per game regardless of situation. They are not getting enough shot attempts as they would probably like and their shot quality is rather decent.

Pittsburgh Penguins Team Defense Preview

They give up 2.2 goals per game in even strength situations and this puts them as an above average defensive team in these situations. Opponents shoot 0.4 shots per game in power play situations per game against them, which is among the lowest in the NHL. Opponents force Pittsburgh Penguins into 2.5 penalty kill situations per game, which puts them among the best in the NHL. They have a penalty kill rate of 85.71%, which is above average.

Opponents take 30.7 shots per game regardless of situation. They are doing an above average job denying shot attempts in volume and they are average at keeping the puck from getting in the net.

Pittsburgh Penguins Team Offense Preview




They score 2.5 goals per game in even strength situations. This is an average NHL offense. They score 0.7 goals per game in power play situations. They are average in power play situations, nothing special here. Thus far, they have had 3.1 power play opportunities per game this season. This means that they score on 21.24% of their shots on the power play.

They take 34.6 shots per game regardless of situation, they are getting their share of shot attempts and the shots taken are less likely to find the net than most NHL teams.

The Nashville Predators Roster

The Players to Watch for Nashville Predators

Roman Josi D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 22.0 this season, his team is better with him on the ice. He has scored 19 goals this season, he is a scoring threat and he has 68 assists this season, he is among the best in the NHL at setting up teammates. This puts him at 87 points this season, which makes him a very significant offensive player in the NHL. He makes 7.9% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Mattias Ekholm D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 12.0 this season, which generally means good things when he is on the ice. He has scored 5 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 20 assists this season. This puts him at 25 points this season, he is an average offensive contributor. He makes 4.0% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Mikael Granlund C

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -6.0 this season, his impact has not necessarily been positive yet. He has scored 9 goals this season, he is an average scoring threat and he has 43 assists this season, he is a strong distributor. This puts him at 52 points this season, which makes him a significant offensive player on his team. He makes 8.7% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.





The Pittsburgh Penguins Roster

The Players to Watch for Pittsburgh Penguins

Kris Letang D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 14.0 this season, which generally means good things when he is on the ice. He has scored 7 goals this season, he is an average scoring threat and he has 54 assists this season, he is among the best in the NHL at setting up teammates. This puts him at 61 points this season, which makes him a very significant offensive player in the division. He makes 3.6% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

John Marino D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -2.0 this season, his impact has not necessarily been positive yet. He has scored 1 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 23 assists this season. This puts him at 24 points this season, he is an average offensive contributor. He makes 1.3% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Brian Dumoulin D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 20.0 this season, which generally means good things when he is on the ice. He has scored 3 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 14 assists this season. This puts him at 17 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 3.7% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Nashville Predators vs. Pittsburgh Penguins Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Nashville Predators 2 Pittsburgh Penguins 3

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