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Nashville faces non-conference foe Detroit

January 22, 2022 GMT

Detroit Red Wings (18-17-6, fifth in the Atlantic) vs. Nashville Predators (25-14-3, third in the Central)

Nashville, Tennessee; Saturday, 8:30 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Predators -197, Red Wings +164; over/under is 5.5

BOTTOM LINE: Nashville and Detroit face off in a non-conference matchup.

The Predators are 12-7-0 on their home ice. Nashville averages 12.4 penalty minutes per game, the second-most in the Western Conference. Mark Borowiecki leads the team serving 83 total minutes.

The Red Wings are 5-11-3 in road games. Detroit averages 9.2 penalty minutes per game, the eighth-most in the Eastern Conference. Givani Smith leads the team serving 68 total minutes.

In their last meeting on Dec. 7, Nashville won 5-2.

TOP PERFORMERS: Roman Josi has 42 total points for the Predators, 13 goals and 29 assists. Ryan Johansen has five assists over the last 10 games for Nashville.

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Tyler Bertuzzi leads the Red Wings with 19 goals and has 35 points. Dylan Larkin has 8 points over the last 10 games for Detroit.

LAST 10 GAMES: Predators: 6-3-1, averaging 3.5 goals, six assists, 5.5 penalties and 14.5 penalty minutes while giving up 2.8 goals per game with a .924 save percentage.

Red Wings: 3-4-3, averaging 2.4 goals, 3.9 assists, 4.6 penalties and 13.6 penalty minutes while giving up 2.7 goals per game with a .913 save percentage.

INJURIES: Predators: Thomas Novak: out (health protocols), Dante Fabbro: out (upper body).

Red Wings: Thomas Greiss: out (covid-19).

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