Nashville takes losing streak into matchup with St. Louis

St. Louis Blues (3-2-0, fourth in the Central Division) vs. Nashville Predators (2-4-1, seventh in the Central Division)

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

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Predators -158, Blues +135; over/under is 6.5

BOTTOM LINE: The Nashville Predators enter a matchup with the St. Louis Blues as losers of five straight games.

Nashville had a 45-30-7 record overall while going 16-11-3 against opponents from the Central Division last season. The Predators committed 392 total penalties last season, averaging 4.8 per game and serving 12.6 penalty minutes per game.

St. Louis went 23-11-4 in Central Division play and had a 49-22-11 record overall last season. The Blues committed 268 total penalties last season, averaging 3.3 per game and serving 7.5 penalty minutes per game.

INJURIES: Predators: Mark Borowiecki: day to day (upper body).

Blues: Brandon Saad: day to day (upper-body), Pavel Buchnevich: out (lower-body), Marco Scandella: out (hip), Scott Perunovich: out (shoulder).

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