Nashville Predators vs. Arizona Coyotes Player Props, Picks and Predictions – Thursday, Mar. 28

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We have your Nashville Predators vs. Arizona Coyotes prop betting and game preview needs covered as the Nashville Predators hit the road to face the Arizona Coyotes.

The Nashville Predators (43-25-4) are set to face off against the Arizona Coyotes (30-37-5) in an intriguing matchup. With the Predators on a six-game winning streak and the Coyotes looking to build on their recent victory, this game promises to showcase a clash of momentum.

Nashville Predators vs. Arizona Coyotes Odds Info

Moneyline: Nashville Predators -170 (PointsBet) / Arizona Coyotes +145 (BetMGM)

Puck Line: +1.5 – Nashville Predators +150 (FanDuel) / Arizona Coyotes -165 (BetMGM)

Total: 6.0 – -110 (DraftKings) / -110 (BetMGM)

Game Info

Date: Thursday, Mar. 28

Time: 09:00 PM

Location: Mullett Arena – Tempe, AZ


Nashville Predators Betting Trends

  • On the road this season, the Nashville Predators have 22 wins and 13 losses.
  • As the favorite this season, the Nashville Predators have 24 wins and 10 losses.
  • This season, the Nashville Predators have hit 36 overs and 36 unders.

Arizona Coyotes Betting Trends

  • At home this season, the Arizona Coyotes have 19 wins and 17 losses.
  • As the underdog this season, the Arizona Coyotes have 20 wins and 37 losses.
  • This season, the Arizona Coyotes have hit 40 overs and 32 unders.

Historic Head-to-Head Stats and Analysis

Over the course of the 2023-2024 NHL season, the Nashville Predators and the Arizona Coyotes have faced off three times, with the Coyotes leading the series with two victories to the Predators’ one. The first meeting on November 11, 2023, saw the Coyotes triumph with a high-scoring 7-5 victory as visitors. The second encounter on January 20, 2024, was a tighter affair, with Arizona again emerging victorious, this time with a 3-2 win at home. The most recent game on February 10, 2024, ended in a narrow 5-4 overtime win for the Predators at home. In terms of betting statistics, the Coyotes have consistently outperformed expectations, covering the spread in all three matchups. The over/under betting results have favored the over, with two of the three games surpassing the set threshold. The Predators have been the favorites in two of the three games based on the moneyline, but only managed to win once, indicating that the Coyotes have been the more profitable underdog bet this season.

The most recent game on February 10, 2024, was a closely contested battle that extended into overtime, where the Nashville Predators edged out the Arizona Coyotes with a 5-4 victory. The Predators, who were the favorites with a closing moneyline of -144, managed to secure the win despite the Coyotes’ strong performance, which included converting on two of their four power play opportunities. The game was a showcase of offensive talent, with a total of nine goals scored and the Predators’ Ryan McDonagh netting the decisive goal in overtime. The Coyotes, despite being the underdogs with a closing moneyline of +118, put up a formidable fight, with their goalie Connor Ingram making 32 saves on 37 shots. The game ultimately resulted in the Predators winning at home, but the Coyotes covering the spread as visitors, and the total score of 9 comfortably exceeded the over-under line of 5.5.

Nashville Predators vs. Arizona Coyotes Predictions

The Nashville Predators are riding high on a wave of success, having secured points in their last 18 games and currently on a six-game winning streak. Their offensive prowess has been on full display, led by left winger Filip Forsberg, who has netted 40 goals this season. The Predators’ defense, anchored by captain Roman Josi, has been formidable, contributing to their solid standing in the Western Conference. As they prepare to take on the Coyotes, maintaining their defensive discipline and capitalizing on offensive opportunities will be key to extending their impressive run.

On the other side of the ice, the Arizona Coyotes have had a challenging season but have shown flashes of potential, including a morale-boosting win in their last outing. With standout performances from players like Clayton Keller, who leads the team with 30 goals, the Coyotes have the ability to surprise opponents. However, they’ll need to tighten up defensively, as they currently rank near the bottom of the league in goals against. The matchup against the Predators will be a test of their resilience and ability to execute under pressure.

This game will also feature key player matchups, including the battle between the Predators’ top scorer Forsberg and the Coyotes’ leading point-getter Keller. Additionally, the goaltending duel could prove pivotal, with Nashville’s Juuse Saros and Arizona’s Connor Ingram both looking to assert their presence between the pipes. As the teams prepare to face off, fans can expect a competitive game that could hinge on special teams play and the performance of star players on both sides.

Nashville Predators vs. Arizona Coyotes Pick

The Nashville Predators are the clear favorites in this matchup, boasting a six-game winning streak and an impressive 18-game point streak. Their offensive firepower, led by Filip Forsberg, and defensive stability, anchored by Roman Josi, make them a formidable opponent for the struggling Arizona Coyotes. Despite the Coyotes’ ability to cover the spread in previous encounters, the Predators’ current form and the high stakes of maintaining their playoff positioning give them the edge. Moreover, the Predators have demonstrated their ability to win on the road, with a strong away record this season, further solidifying their position as the smart moneyline bet.

While the Coyotes have been a profitable underdog bet this season and have shown they can compete with the Predators, as evidenced by their head-to-head record, Nashville’s recent performances suggest they have hit their stride at the right time. The Predators’ ability to close out games and their recent success against top-tier teams indicate that they are well-equipped to handle the pressure and secure a win. With the odds favoring Nashville and their stars performing at peak levels, backing the Predators on the moneyline is the prudent choice for this game.

The Pick: Nashville Predators -170 (PointsBet)

Nashville Predators vs. Arizona Coyotes Player Prop Picks

Here are the players who have hit over their current prop line in at least 7 of their last 10 games.

Nashville Predators

Player Name Prop Line Over Rate Over Odds Under Odds Last 10 Average Projection
Filip Forsberg Points 0.5 9/10 -195 +150 1.9 1.95
Roman Josi Points 0.5 8/10 -200 +154 1.2 1.20
Gustav Nyquist Assists 0.5 8/10 +140 -180 1.0 1.03
Gustav Nyquist Points 0.5 8/10 -135 +105 1.4 1.45
Tyson Barrie Shots On Goal 1.5 8/10 -160 +124 2.3 2.40
Jason Zucker Shots On Goal 2.5 7/10 +124 -160 2.6 2.70
Filip Forsberg Shots On Goal 3.5 7/10 -160 +124 4.8 4.80

Arizona Coyotes

Player Name Prop Line Over Rate Over Odds Under Odds Last 10 Average Projection
Clayton Keller Points 0.5 8/10 -200 +154 1.1 1.07
Nick Bjugstad Points 0.5 8/10 +110 -140 1.0 0.98
Nick Schmaltz Assists 0.5 8/10 +120 -150 1.1 1.09
Nick Schmaltz Points 0.5 8/10 -145 +114 1.3 1.20
Dylan Guenther Shots On Goal 2.5 7/10 -120 -110 3.2 3.26
Clayton Keller Shots On Goal 2.5 7/10 -160 +124 3.0 3.02