In a matchup between two of the top teams in the Western Conference, the leading Nashville Predators are hosting the Colorado Avalanche in Bridgestone Arena, Nashville, TN, on January 11, 2022.
- Nashville Predators vs Colorado Avalanche
- NHL – Regular season
- Date – 11/1/2022
- Starting time – 8 PM ET
- Venue: Bridgestone Arena, Nashville, TN
Nashville Predators Stats & Form
With four consecutive wins, the Nashville Predators have climbed on top of the Western Conference with a 23-11-2 record. Most recently they defeated the Arizona Coyotes 4-2 on the road.
Roman Josi had a goal and an assist and Juuse Saros stopped 37 shots for the Predators. Mattias Ekholm, Yakov Trenin and Tanner Jeannot also scored for Nashville, which has won 12 of 15.
Filip Forsberg, Nashville’s leading scorer, was placed in COVID-19 protocol just before the game. The Predators are 8-2-1 against the rest of their division. Nashville ranks seventh in the Western Conference averaging 3.1 goals per game, led by Filip Forsberg with 18.
Roman Josi leads the Predators with 34 points, scoring 12 goals and adding 22 assists. Forsberg has seven goals over the last 10 games for Nashville.
Nashville Predators News
Filip Forsberg, Thomas Novak and Dante Fabbro are all out for the Predators.
Colorado Avalanche Stats & Form
The Colorado Avalanche were projected as top contender to win the Stanley Cup this season and despite the tough start of the season, they show that they are capable to do that. Colorado has won their last five games and are currently fourth in the Western Conference with a 22-8-2 record. The Avalanche are coming off a 4-3 win over the Seattle Kraken.
Nazem Kadri scored the go-ahead goal late in the third period. Nicolas Aube-Kubel had two goals and Devon Toews also scored for Colorado, which beat former goalie Philipp Grubauer to win its franchise-best 12th straight at home and fifth in a row overall.
The Avalanche are 6-3-0 against division opponents. Colorado averages 11.8 points per game to lead the NHL, recording 4.3 goals and 7.4 assists per game. Mikko Rantanen leads the Avalanche with 16 goals and has 40 points. Nathan MacKinnon has four goals and 13 assists over the last 10 games for Colorado.
Colorado Avalanche News
Gabriel Landeskog is the only player who will miss tonight’s game against the Predators.
Nashville Predators vs Colorado Avalanche Head-to-Head Stats
Colorado has won four of the last six and six of the last ten games against Nashville. None of the last 10 games between these two has gone into overtime and seven of the last ten have been won by the visiting team.
Three of the last five games between Nashville and Colorado have gone over 5.5 goals with an average of 7.6 goals per game.
Nashville Predators vs Colorado Avalanche Betting Odds
The Colorado Avalanche are slight favorites to win this one with 102 odds in their favor while the hosting Predators are at 198. The draw is set at 348.
The total goals margin is set at 6 with -111 odds to go both ways.
Both teams are in great forming winning their last four games. Colorado has been the better team in their head-to-heads lately but the Predators are on top of the Western Conference for a reason. Nashville is coming back home after three road games while the Avalanche are starting their road trip. It is pretty tough to predict the winner even though Colorado seems more ready. Therefore, we suggest placing a bet on over 5.5 goals and for those who wants higher odds, on over 7.5 goals.