Nashville Predators at Vancouver Canucks 11/2/2014 Free NHL Picks & Predictions
by Guy Bruhn - 11/1/2014
Sunday, November 2, 2014 at 10:00 PM ET
Rogers Arena in Vancouver
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The Nashville Predators and their solid defense will take on the Vancouver Canucks and their red-hot offense on Sunday night.
During the 2013-14 season, the Canucks were able to beat the Predators in two out of their three meetings by a combined score of 6-3. Vancouver won one game in Nashville and the two teams split the two games played in Vancouver.
Canucks center Henrik Sedin has faced the Predators 47 times in his career, scoring eight goals and assisting on 36 others. Veteran netminder Ryan Miller has gone up against them eight times in his career and is 5-2-1 against them with one shutout and a .922 save percentage.
On Friday night, the Predators gave up three third-period goals to the Calgary Flames and were beaten 4-3 on the road. They did outshoot the Flames 31-30 in that game, but they also allowed them to convert both of their power play chances.
Through 10 games, young center Filip Forsberg has seven assists for the Predators and he leads the team with a plus/minus of +11. Veteran Mike Ribeiro has scored three goals and he is tied for the team lead in points with eight, while left wing James Neal has scored seven goals for his new team. Goaltender Pekka Rinne has made nine starts for Nashville and is 6-2-1 with a 1.97 GAA and a .927 save percentage.
Nashville Predators Betting Trends
Nashville Predators are 6-4-0 Against the Spread
Nashville Predators are 2-7-0 against the Over/Under
Vancouver Canucks Betting Trends
Vancouver Canucks are 7-3-0 Against the Spread
Vancouver Canucks are 6-2-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
10/31/14 C Calle Jarnkrok Upper Body "?" Sunday vs Vancouver
10/06/14 C Mike Fisher Achilles out indefinitely
11/01/14 RW Alexandre Burrows Suspension expected to miss 3 games
10/20/14 D Ryan Stanton Groin out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Vancouver
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