Nashville Predators (31-23-2, fourth in the Central Division) vs. Carolina Hurricanes (36-12-8, first in the Central Division)
Raleigh, North Carolina; Monday, 8 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Hurricanes -186, Predators +158; over/under is 5
BOTTOM LINE: The Carolina Hurricanes host Nashville after the Predators shut out Carolina 5-0. Pekka Rinne earned the victory in the net for Nashville after recording 30 saves.
The Hurricanes are 36-12-8 against Central Division opponents. Carolina is eighth in the league recording 8.6 points per game, averaging 3.1 goals and 5.5 assists.
The Predators are 31-23-2 against Central Division teams. Nashville averages 9.2 penalty minutes per game, the eighth-most in the league. Mathieu Olivier leads the team serving 70 total minutes.
The teams meet for the second game in a row.
TOP PERFORMERS: Martin Necas leads the Hurricanes with a plus-25 in 53 games this season. Sebastian Aho has four goals and 10 assists over the last 10 games for Carolina.
Calle Jarnkrok leads the Predators with 13 goals and has 28 points. Mikael Granlund has seven assists over the last 10 games for Nashville.
LAST 10 GAMES: Hurricanes: 5-2-3, averaging 2.9 goals, 5.2 assists, 2.9 penalties and 6.1 penalty minutes while giving up 2.5 goals per game with a .909 save percentage.
Predators: 7-2-1, averaging 3.5 goals, 5.5 assists, 3.5 penalties and 8.3 penalty minutes while allowing 2.2 goals per game with a .932 save percentage.
INJURIES: Hurricanes: None listed.
Predators: Viktor Arvidsson: day to day (upper body).
The Associated Press