Nashville Predators (6-5-0, fourth in the Central) vs. Chicago Blackhawks (1-9-2, seventh in the Central)
Chicago; Sunday, 7 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Blackhawks -107, Predators -113; over/under is 5.5
BOTTOM LINE: Nashville visits Chicago in Western Conference action.
The Blackhawks are 0-3-0 in division games. Chicago is 25th in the league with 28.8 shots per game and is averaging 2.2 goals.
The Predators are 1-1-0 against opponents from the Central. Nashville ranks 19th in the Western Conference with 29.2 shots per game and is averaging 2.7 goals.
The teams square off Sunday for the first time this season.
TOP PERFORMERS: Alex DeBrincat leads the Blackhawks with six goals and totaling 7 points. Patrick Kane has 9 points over the last 10 games for Chicago.
Roman Josi has 12 total points while scoring four goals and totaling eight assists for the Predators. Matt Duchene has five goals and five assists over the last 10 games for Nashville.
LAST 10 GAMES: Blackhawks: 1-8-1, averaging 2.1 goals, four assists, 3.8 penalties and 8.9 penalty minutes while giving up 3.8 goals per game with an .882 save percentage.
Predators: 6-4-0, averaging 2.7 goals, five assists, 4.4 penalties and 9.7 penalty minutes while allowing 2.4 goals per game with a .923 save percentage.
INJURIES: Blackhawks: Tyler Johnson: day to day (neck), Henrik Borgstrom: day to day (health protocols).
Predators: David Rittich: out (covid-19), Filip Forsberg: day to day (upper body).
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