Nashville won their last game before the bye week when they beat the Buffalo Sabres 2-1 on home-ice.
Ryan Johansen opened the scoring for the Predators, with Craig Smith’s power-play goal with 6:29 remaining in the third period proving decisive. Pekke Rinne made 30 saves.
The Predators are averaging 3.30 Goals per Game (GPG), while they are allowing 3.21 (GA). Filip Forsberg has 16 goals, while Roman Josi has 48 points and has recorded 34 assists. They are 11-9-4 on home-ice this season.
William Nylander and Alexander Kerfoot scored the goals for Toronto, while Frederik Andersen made 28 saves.
The Maple Leafs are averaging 3.57 GPG, while they are allowing 3.29 (GA). Auston Matthews leads the way with 34 goals and 57 points, while Mitch Marner has contributed 34 assists. They are 13-11-0 on the road this season.
Nashville Predators vs Toronto Maple Leafs Prediction
Neither of these teams has shown any great consistency this season to date, but with home-ice advantage we’ll take the Nashville Predators to win as our tips in NHL bet predictions for this game.