Prediction for Nashville Predators - New Jersey Devils 14 February 2024
Nashville and New Jersey will meet in the NHL regular season match on 14 February. The meeting will start at 04:00 Moscow time. "Nashville" is trying to get out of a series of defeats to cling to the fight for the playoffs. So far, it's not working out so well. "New Jersey is slowly sinking because of injuries on defence. "The Devils can't even compensate for the problems at the back with a potent attack.
Tentative lineups for Nashville vs New Jersey
Nashville: Saros (Lankinen) - Josi, Barrie - Forsberg, O'Reilly, Nyquist
New Jersey: Vanacek (Dawes) - Bal, Nemec - Toffoli, Hughes, Bratt
Injuries: Siegenthaler, McLeod, Smith, Foote, Hamilton
The Devils' main losses are on defence. Hamilton and Siegenthaler are the first-pairing defencemen. Without them, the team is conceding even more than usual.
Nashville has lost five of its last seven games. Recently, the team was in the playoff zone and looked very confident. But there is no stability for the Preds under Andrew Brunette. The results of the team are volatile, as well as the actions in defence. Lately, Nashville has been making a lot of silly mistakes.
🔴 "New Jersey"
New Jersey showed that it can gather and act competently on defence in the match against Carolina. But that didn't solve any problems globally. "Devils" still lost outside the main time, and they have a total of five losses in the last seven meetings. The team continues to drop lower and lower in the table and is gradually losing playoff chances.
⚔️ Head-to-head meetings
Nashville has been dominant against New Jersey, with nine wins in their last 10 games. However, not all of the wins have come in regulation time. Four times the Preds have won in overtime and shootouts.
📊 Statistical Preview Before Nashville vs New Jersey
- Five of the last eight games between these teams have seen at least six goals scored. You can bet on total over 6.5 goals for 2.10.
- In seven of the last 10 games, New Jersey has scored in the second periods. You can bet on second period: New Jersey's individual total over 0.5 goals for 1.55.
📋 Prediction for Nashville Predators - New Jersey Devils
In six of the last 10 matches between these teams at least two goals were scored in the first period. Therefore, we should pay attention to the bet on first period: total more than 1.5 goals for 1.75.
In six of the last 10 matches between these teams, New Jersey has scored at least three goals. Therefore, it is worth considering a bet on New Jersey's individual total over 3 goals for 1.85.
Both teams have great potential in attack and often realise it. This season, Nashville and New Jersey had a great shootout, 6-4 in favour of the Preds. Now it's back to a productive matchup. New Jersey's defence hasn't gotten any better, and Nashville has gotten worse in this component. So let's take the total over 6.5 goals for 2.10..