DFS NHL Optimal Lineups: January 9
Tom Vecchio provides you with a game by game breakdowns for today's NHL DFS slate.
Nashville Predators @ Chicago Blackhawks
The Predators come in as -185 road favorites versus the Blackhawks and have an implied goal total set at 3.46, which is third highest on the slate. We should see Pekka Rinne in net for the Predators, but he isn’t confirmed as of now. We are dealing with a three-game slate, but the Predators are looking to be a solid option since they come in with an expected Corsi For set at 49.3, which is second highest on the slate. The Blackhawks also come in allowing 13.76 high danger scoring chances per game, which is dead last in the league, putting the Predators in a spot to score plenty tonight.
Nashville finally has their top line back together, which makes them much easier to stack in any format. Ryan Johansen, Viktor Arvidsson, and Fillip Forsberg make up that top line along with being on the first power-play unit. They are slightly cheaper compared to some other top lines on this slate, which helps with roster construction given the lack of...