Saturday, December 19, 2015
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The Minnesota Wild travel to Bridgestone Arena to play the Nashville Predators on Saturday, December 19, 2015. The opening line for this game has the Wild at +105 and the Predators at -125. The over/under has been set at 5.
Minnesota comes into this matchup having played 30 games. They have an overall record of 17-7-6 and on the road they have a record of 5-4-5. Currently they are 3rd in the Central Division. They've scored 84 goals and given up 70 goals for a point differential of +14. Nashville shows up with a record of 15-11-6 including 9-4-3 at home this season. They are 5th in the Central Division. They've scored 82 goals and surrendered 83 for a goal differential of -1.
Mikko Koivu has accumulated 28 total points this season for the Wild. He has 8 goals this season with 52 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 15%. He has a total of 20 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Thomas Vanek has averaged 16 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 16% by scoring 11 goals on 68 shots. He has 13 assists giving him a total of 24 points on the season. Devan Dubnyk has 14 wins and 7 losses this season in net for the Wild. He has had 643 shots against him and has given up 53 goals. He has made 590 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Shea Weber has accumulated 20 total points this season for the Predators. He has 9 goals this season with 75 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 11 assists on the season and averages 25 minutes played per game. Filip Forsberg has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 6% by scoring 6 goals on 93 shots. He has 14 assists giving him a total of 20 points on the season. Pekka Rinne has 12 wins and 9 losses this season in net for the Predators. He has had 710 shots against him and has given up 65 goals. He has made 645 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
The Wild have 40 total points this season. They have scored 84 goals while giving up 70 goals. They have had 101 power play opportunities and have scored 21 goals on those chances for a percentage of 21%. The Wild have allowed 72 power play opportunities and given up 16 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 78%. They average 28 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.87% for the season to this point. They allow 28 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Predators have a total of 36 points on the season. They have 22 power play goals on 107 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 21%. They have allowed 100 power play opportunities and have given up 24 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 76%. As a team, the Wild have a total of 80 goals scored while they've given up 82 goals to this point. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 7.99%. As a team they give up 27 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
Minnesota Wild Betting Trends
The Minnesota Wild are 17-13 straight up
The Minnesota Wild are 11-14-5 against the over/under
Nashville Predators Betting Trends
The Nashville Predators are 13-17 straight up
The Nashville Predators are 11-16-5 against the over/under
Minnesota Wild Injuries
No key injuries to report
Nashville Predators Injuries
12/16/15 C Mike Fisher Knee expected to miss another week
11/28/15 LW Gabriel Bourque Upper Body out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Minnesota
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