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Tampa Bay Lightning (12-10-5, fourth in the Atlantic Division) vs. Nashville Predators (13-12, sixth in the Central Division)

Nashville, Tennessee; Thursday, 8 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NHL LINE: Lightning -114, Predators -106; over/under is 6.5

BOTTOM LINE: The Tampa Bay Lightning visit the Nashville Predators after the Predators knocked off the Chicago Blackhawks 4-3 in a shootout.

Nashville has an 8-6-0 record at home and a 13-12 record overall. The Predators have gone 1-3-0 in games their opponents commit fewer penalties.

Tampa Bay has a 4-7-2 record on the road and a 12-10-5 record overall. The Lightning rank third in league play with 90 total goals (averaging 3.3 per game).

The teams play Thursday for the second time this season. The Lightning won the last matchup 5-3.

TOP PERFORMERS: Filip Forsberg has 13 goals and 16 assists for the Predators. Yakov Trenin has scored five goals with two assists over the last 10 games.

Nikita Kucherov has 17 goals and 27 assists for the Lightning. Steven Stamkos has five goals and five assists over the past 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Predators: 8-2-0, averaging 3.5 goals, 5.9 assists, 3.5 penalties and 8.5 penalty minutes while giving up 2.8 goals per game.

Lightning: 5-4-1, averaging 3.3 goals, 5.5 assists, 4.1 penalties and 12.8 penalty minutes while giving up 3.1 goals per game.

INJURIES: Predators: Tommy Novak: out (upper body), Cole Smith: day to day (illness), Alexandre Carrier: out (upper body), Cody Glass: out (upper-body).

Lightning: Conor Sheary: out (upper-body).

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


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