The New Jersey Devils will be going for their second consecutive road win when they face the Nashville Predators on Friday night. The Devils are coming off a 3-2 loss to Minnesota. The Predators are coming off a 5-2 loss to Vegas.
Nashville is 7-0-3 in its last 10 games against New Jersey.
Devils Trying To Bounce Back From LossThe Devils followed up their win over the Lightning with a loss to the Ducks in their last game. They will try to bounce back from the loss with a win over the Predators, which will give them their second win in their last three games.
New Jersey is averaging 2.88 goals per game. They scored two goals on 42 shots in their last game.
Pavel Zacha and Yegor Sharangovich scored a goal apiece for the Devils, while Nico Hischier had two assists.
New Jersey has played well defensively, giving up 2.88 goals per game. They gave up three goals in their last game and will need to play better if they want to win this game.
Mackenzie Blackwood took the loss for the Devils after giving up two goals on 27 shots. He is 3-1-2 in seven games with a 2.84 GAA and a .922 save percentage.
Predators Trying To End SlumpThe Predators aren’t playing well and they’ve lost three of their last four games. They will try to turn things around with a win over the Devils, which will give them their second win in five games.
FILLLLLLLLL GOAL!— Nashville Predators (@PredsNHL) November 25, 2021
Nashville is averaging 2.68 goals per game. They scored two goals on 28 shots in their last game.
Filip Forsberg scored both goals for the Predators, while Ryan Johansen and Roman Josi picked up an assist.
Nashville hasn’t been great defensively, giving up 2.90 goals per game. They gave up five goals in their last game and will need to do a better job if they want to get the win.
Juuse Saros was saddled with the loss after giving up four goals on 34 shots. He is 8-7-1 in 16 games with a 2.53 GAA and a .917 save percentage.
Best Bets for this Game
Full-Game Side Bet
The Devils have lost four of their last five games and they struggled defensively, giving up at least three goals in all those games. They aren’t very good on special teams and will have a hard time slowing down the Predators, who are fifth in Power Play conversions and scored nine goals in their last three home games. The Devils also struggled offensively during their slump, scoring eight goals in their last three games. With the Predators playing well defensively at home, where they gave up 11 goals in their last five games, expect the Devils’ offensive struggles to continue and the Predators to pick up the win.
Full-Game Total Pick
The Devils are averaging 2.88 goals per game and 2.14 goals per game on the road. They averaged 3.33 goals per game in their last three games against the Predators. With Nashville giving up 2.42 goals per game at home, the Devils will be held under their average in this game. The Predators are averaging 2.68 goals per game and 2.55 goals per game at home. They averaged 4.67 goals per game in their last three games against the Devils. With New Jersey giving up 3.14 goals per game on the road, the Predators will score enough points to push the score over the total.