Nashville hosts Boston after Forsberg's 4-goal game

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Boston Bruins (11-8-0, fourth in the Atlantic) vs. Nashville Predators (12-9-1, third in the Central)

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

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Predators -102, Bruins -117; over/under is 5.5

BOTTOM LINE: Nashville hosts the Boston Bruins after Filip Forsberg scored four goals in the Predators' 6-0 win against the Blue Jackets.

The Predators are 7-4-0 at home. Nashville is eighth in the Western Conference recording 7.9 points per game, averaging 2.9 goals and 5.0 assists.

The Bruins have gone 4-4-0 away from home. Boston leads the Eastern Conference with 15 power-play goals, led by David Pastrnak with four.

The teams match up Thursday for the first time this season.

TOP PERFORMERS: Dante Fabbro leads the Predators with a plus-six in 22 games this season. Mikael Granlund has three goals and 12 assists over the last 10 games for Nashville.

Patrice Bergeron leads the Bruins with eight goals and has 18 points. Pastrnak has five goals and eight assists over the last 10 games for Boston.

LAST 10 GAMES: Predators: 6-4-0, averaging 3.2 goals, 5.4 assists, 4.3 penalties and 12.3 penalty minutes while giving up 2.7 goals per game with a .910 save percentage.

Bruins: 6-4-0, averaging 3.2 goals, 5.3 assists, 3.7 penalties and 8.9 penalty minutes while allowing 2.6 goals per game with a .909 save percentage.

INJURIES: Predators: None listed.

Bruins: None listed.

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

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