Nashville
Predators
Stadium Bridgestone Arena
35-26-8 Overall | 12-7-1 CENTRAL 5th
TEAM STATSGFGAPOWER PLAY
Predators215217 17.26%
Schedule
Regular season
Mon  3/2
vs
Oilers
L3-8
Tue  3/3
@
Wild
L1-3
Thu  3/5
vs
Stars
W2-0
Sat  3/7
@
Stars
W1-0
Tue  3/10
@
Canadiens
W4-2
Thu  3/12
@
Maple Leafs
POSTPONED
Sat  3/14
@
Blue Jackets
POSTPONED
Sun  3/15
@
Wild
POSTPONED
Thu  3/19
vs
Avalanche
POSTPONED
Sat  3/21
vs
Flyers
POSTPONED
Team Outlook and Scouting Report

SEASON FORECASTS AND FUTURES PICKS

Their odds to win it all are 25/1, 3.8% (#12). They are not a good bet to win the championship. Their 1.1% chance is #16 in the league. In simulations, they win the West 3.9% of the time and are not a good value at 12/1, 7.7%. They are projected to finish with 91 points and come in under their pre-season futures line of 97.5. Their playoff chances stand at 50.2% (0% to win the division). Their average wins per simulation puts them at #10 in the West.

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REGULAR SEASON RECAP AND UPCOMING GAMES

Based on money line odds their expected record at this point of the season is 37.4-30.6. At 34-26-8 they are in line with these expectations. Money line backers would be down quite a bit (595 units). They are not good on puck lines (23-45) for a -1811 loss. Their over-under record is 36-31-1. They are favored in their upcoming game vs the Montreal Canadiens. The table below shows their upcoming games, their simulation based win percentage and their recent head to head record (WL, ATS, OU).

TEAM STATISTICAL STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES

Their record is better than it should be. Their average goal differential is -0.06 which ranks #21 in the league, but their rank based on points (per game) is #17. This is a relatively better road team than a home team. They are the #10 ranked team in goal differential in road games, vs #26 in home games. Their average goal differential in their past 7 games is -0.43 which ranks them #20 over this stretch, slightly better than the season overall.

OFFENSIVE STATS PER GAME (League Rank):

DEFENSIVE STATS PER GAME (Lower # is Better):

TEAM FANTASY LEADERS

The table below show the most valuable fantasy players on the team led by Pekka Rinne who is projected to be the #12 Goalie the rest of the season. The Better Option column shows the player directly above him and the Better Than column shows the player directly below him in the projected position rankings.

Roster
NoPlayerPosHeightWeightBirthdateEXPCOLLEGE
33 Arvidsson, Viktor RW5-918004/08/1993No College
42 Blackwell, Colin RW5-919003/28/1993No College
13 Bonino, Nick C6-119604/20/1988No College
95 Duchene, Matt C5-1119501/16/1991No College
14 Ekholm, Mattias D6-421505/24/1990No College
4 Ellis, Ryan D5-1018001/03/1991No College
57 Fabbro, Dante D6-018906/20/1998No College
9 Forsberg, Filip LW6-120508/13/1994No College
64 Granlund, Mikael RW5-1018502/26/1992No College
23 Grimaldi, Rocco LW5-618002/08/1993No College
5 Hamhuis, Dan D6-120412/13/1982No College
22 Holzer, Korbinian D6-321302/16/1988No College
19 Jarnkrok, Calle LW5-1118609/25/1991No College
92 Johansen, Ryan C6-321807/31/1992No College
59 Josi, Roman D6-120106/01/1990No College
35 Rinne, Pekka G6-521711/03/1982No College
74 Saros, Juuse G5-1118004/19/1995No College
10 Sissons, Colton LW6-120011/05/1993No College
15 Smith, Craig RW6-120809/05/1989No College
24 Tinordi, Jarred D6-623002/20/1992No College
8 Turris, Kyle C6-119008/14/1989No College
51 Watson, Austin RW6-420401/13/1992No College
7 Weber, Yannick D5-1120009/23/1988No College