Pittsburgh faces Nashville, aims to end home slide
Nashville Predators (41-26-4, fourth in the Central) vs. Pittsburgh Penguins (41-22-10, third in the Metropolitan)
Pittsburgh; Sunday, 4 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Penguins -180, Predators +152; over/under is 6
BOTTOM LINE: Pittsburgh takes on Nashville looking to break its three-game home slide.
The Penguins are 19-12-5 at home. Pittsburgh is first in the Eastern Conference with 5.7 assists per game, led by Kris Letang averaging 0.8.
The Predators are 19-14-4 on the road. Nashville is 10th in the league averaging 3.3 goals per game, led by Filip Forsberg with 38.
In their last meeting on March 15, Nashville won 4-1.
TOP PERFORMERS: Brian Dumoulin leads the Penguins with a plus-20 in 67 games this season. Evgeni Malkin has six goals and six assists over the last 10 games for Pittsburgh.
Roman Josi leads the Predators with 68 total assists and has 87 points. Forsberg has six goals and nine assists over the last 10 games for Nashville.
LAST 10 GAMES: Penguins: 3-6-1, averaging 3.5 goals, 6.2 assists, 2.9 penalties and 6.3 penalty minutes while giving up 3.1 goals per game with a .903 save percentage.
Predators: 6-4-0, averaging 3.6 goals, 6.9 assists, 5.2 penalties and 15.1 penalty minutes while giving up 3.2 goals per game with a .909 save percentage.
INJURIES: Penguins: Radim Zohorna: day to day (illness).
Predators: Michael McCarron: out (upper body).