Monday, December 21, 2015
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The Montreal Canadiens travel to Bridgestone Arena to play the Nashville Predators on Monday, December 21, 2015. The opening line for this game has the Canadiens at +132 and the Predators at -146. The over/under has been set at 5.
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Montreal comes into this matchup having played 34 games. They have an overall record of 20-11-3 and on the road they have a record of 9-5-1. Currently they are 1st in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 103 goals and given up 82 goals for a point differential of +21. Nashville shows up with a record of 16-11-6 including 10-4-3 at home this season. They are 5th in the Central Division. They've scored 85 goals and surrendered 85 for a goal differential of 0.
Tomas Plekanec has accumulated 27 total points this season for the Canadiens. He has 7 goals this season with 75 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 20 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Max Pacioretty has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 14 goals on 139 shots. He has 12 assists giving him a total of 26 points on the season. Mike Condon has 9 wins and 7 losses this season in net for the Canadiens. He has had 486 shots against him and has given up 47 goals. He has made 439 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
Shea Weber has accumulated 22 total points this season for the Predators. He has 9 goals this season with 78 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 13 assists on the season and averages 24 minutes played per game. Filip Forsberg has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 7% by scoring 7 goals on 99 shots. He has 14 assists giving him a total of 21 points on the season. Pekka Rinne has 13 wins and 9 losses this season in net for the Predators. He has had 732 shots against him and has given up 67 goals. He has made 665 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
The Canadiens have 43 total points this season. They have scored 102 goals while giving up 81 goals. They have had 119 power play opportunities and have scored 23 goals on those chances for a percentage of 19%. The Canadiens have allowed 115 power play opportunities and given up 17 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 85%. They average 32 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.52% for the season to this point. They allow 28 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Predators have a total of 38 points on the season. They have 23 power play goals on 112 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 21%. They have allowed 101 power play opportunities and have given up 24 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 76%. As a team, the Canadiens have a total of 83 goals scored while they've given up 84 goals to this point. They average 32 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 7.98%. As a team they give up 27 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
Montreal Canadiens Betting Trends
The Montreal Canadiens are 19-14 straight up
The Montreal Canadiens are 15-12-6 against the over/under
Nashville Predators Betting Trends
The Nashville Predators are 14-17 straight up
The Nashville Predators are 11-16-6 against the over/under
Montreal Canadiens Injuries
12/20/15 D Jeff Petry Upper Body is downgraded to doubtful Monday vs. Nashville
12/09/15 RW Devante Smith-Pelly Lower Body out indefinitely
11/30/15 GO Carey Price Knee out 6 weeks
11/22/15 RW Brendan Gallagher Finger out 4-6 weeks
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
Tony's Pick: Take Montreal
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