Predators play the Hurricanes, aiming for the 8th victory in a row


Nashville Predators vs. Carolina Hurricanes

Raleigh, North Carolina; Sunday, 5 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Hurricanes -146, Predators +123

BOTTOM LINE: Nashville wins seven games in a row in a matchup against Carolina.

The Hurricanes have won 9-3-0 in their home games. Carolina is first in the Eastern Conference with 5.7 assists per game, led by Andrew Poturalski averaging 1.0.

The Predators went away with 10-5-1. Nashville has an average of 10.8 penalty minutes per game, the second most in the Western Conference. Mark Borowiecki leads the team for a total of 50 minutes.

In their last encounter on October 16, Carolina won 3-2.

PEAK PERFORMANCE: Sebastian Aho leads the Hurricanes with 17 assists and 32 points this season. Nino Niederreiter has scored five goals for Carolina in the last 10 games.

Roman Josi has 29 total points while scoring 10 goals and a total of 19 assists for the Predators. Mikael Granlund has provided seven assists in the last 10 games for Nashville.

LAST 10 MATCHES: Hurricanes: 6-4-0, averaging 3.1 goals, 5.3 assists, 3.5 penalties and 9.2 penalty minutes while giving up 2.1 goals per game with a 0.915 save percentage.

Predators: 8-2-0, averaging 3.3 goals, 5.8 assists, 4.6 penalties and 11.3 penalty minutes, while 2.2 goals per game are possible with a percentage save of 0.916.

INJURIES: Hurricanes: Seth Jarvis: day to day (health logs), Martin Necas: day to day (upper body), Jordan Martinook: day to day (lower body), Brett Pesce: off (Covid-19 logs), Sebastian Aho: day for day (health logs).

Predators: Michael McCarron: from (covid-19), Matt Luff: from (covid-19), Ben Harpur: from (covid-19), Phillip Tomasino: from (covid-19), Mark Borowiecki: from (health protocols), Matt Duchene: everyday life (upper body), Ryan Johansen: out (Covid-19 protocol), Mikael Granlund: out (Covid-19).


The Associated Press created this story using Data Skrive technology and Sportradar data.


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