St. Louis Blues at Nashville Predators 12/30/2014 Free NHL Picks & Predictions
by Guy Bruhn - 12/29/2014
Tuesday, December 30, 2014 at 8:00 PM ET
Bridgestone Arena in Nashville
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The St. Louis Blues, who are 9-7-2 away from home this season, will be visiting the Nashville Predators on Tuesday. The Blues currently have the top power play in the NHL, while the Predators have one of the top five defenses in the league.
The Blues and the Preds have already played each other three times this season, with Nashville coming away with two wins. Their last game against each other was on December 4 when the Predators were able to pull off a 4-3 win at home. Nashville center Mike Ribeiro was the top star for his team in that most recent game by scoring one goal and assisting on two others.
Blues netminder Brian Elliott has made eight starts against Nashville in his career, going 5-3-0 with two shutouts, a 1.84 GAA and a .931 save percentage against them. Right wing Vladimir Tarasenko has notched seven goals and seven assists in his 12 games against the Predators, while defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk has eight points in 21 games against them.
Ribeiro has been able to rack up 10 goals and 18 assists against St. Louis in his career, while defenseman Shea Weber has 19 points and a plus/minus of +3 against them in 54 games. Goaltender Pekka Rinne has a 15-12-4 record against the Blues with one shutout, a .925 save percentage and a 2.15 GAA.
St. Louis Blues Betting Trends
St. Louis Blues are 21-14-0 Against the Spread
St. Louis Blues are 15-8-0 against the Over/Under
Nashville Predators Betting Trends
Nashville Predators are 23-11-0 Against the Spread
Nashville Predators are 10-19-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
St. Louis Blues
12/17/14 LW Jaden Schwartz Foot expected to miss 1-2 weeks
12/10/14 D Carl Gunnarsson Hip out indefinitely
11/25/14 GO Brian Elliott Knee out indefinitely
No injuries to report at this time
Guy's Pick: Take Nashville
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