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Arizona Coyotes vs Nashville Predators 08/04/2020 NHL Previews, Spread and Game Analysis
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Arizona Coyotes vs Nashville Predators 08/04/2020 – The Arizona Coyotes snagged Game 1 of their series against the Nashville Predators to take the early lead. The Predators will look to make it a series once against as Game 2 will happen this Tuesday, August 4 at 2:30 PM Eastern Time. It will be NBCSN that will be putting the game on broadcast and the same feed will be given for online live streaming at NHL.TV and SofaScore. This is a very important game for the Predators but according to NHL Vegas Odds, it will be the Arizona Coyotes that are poised to take Game 2 and take home a commanding series lead.
Arizona Coyotes vs Nashville Predators 08/04/2020
When: Tuesday, August 4, 2:30 PM ET
Where: Rogers Place, Edmonton, Alberta
Arizona Coyotes vs Nashville Predators 08/04/2020 Betting Odds:
The Arizona Coyotes made sure to take care of business early as they scored three goals in the first period alone. Initiated by Oliver Elkman-Larsson in the 7:59 mark, he got help from Taylor Hall and Derek Stephan. Christian Dvorak got in the picture three minutes after and scored the second goal which was assisted by Phil Kessel and Hall. Clayton Keller made the third goal of the first period in the 15:42 mark and with help from Dvorak and Kessel. Michael Grabner scored the final goal of the team in the second period as the Coyotes held on to the victory with a commanding lead.
Players to watch: N. Schmaltz C G 11 A 34 PTS 45, C. Keller C G 17 A 27 PTS 44, C. Garland RW G 22 A 17 PTS 39.
The Nashville Predators were jumped early in the match as they let the Coyotes outscore them in the first period, 1-3. Their only goal in that period came from Filip Forsberg. He eventually made another goal in the third period and it was assisted by Roman Josi and Matt Duchene. Ryan Ellis scored the other goal for the Predators with help from Ryan Johansen and Josi. The Predators gave the Coyotes a good scare in the final period but time did not allow them to get a little closer as they went ten minutes without scoring the equalizer goal.
Players to watch: R. Josi D G 16 A 49 PTS 65, F. Forsberg C G 21 A 27 PTS 48, M. Duchene C G 13 A 29 PTS 42.
Arizona Coyotes vs Nashville Predators Betting Predictions
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Arizona’s last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 13 of Nashville’s last 20 games.
Coyotes vs Predators Betting Picks
The Arizona Coyotes look like a team ready to move forward on how they dominated the Nashville Predators in the first period. With this, they are seen by Best Sportsbook as the team with the advantage of heading to Game 2. It will be complacency that will be the enemy of the Coyotes and look for them to correct that.
Moneyline: The Coyotes are given an ML of +115 for this match and meanwhile the Predators are at -135.
Spread: A very wide 3.5 points separating both teams across the spread with the Coyotes taking the -3.5 while the Predators are at +3.5.
Total: 35 is the total for this game as the Coyotes are the team going under and the Predators are under.
Score Prediction: 5-3, Coyotes win.