Saturday, January 2, 2015
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The Nashville Predators travel to PNC Arena to play the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday, January 2, 2015. The opening line for this game has the Predators at -113 and the Hurricanes at +102. The over/under has been set at 5.
Nashville comes into this matchup having played 38 games. They have an overall record of 18-13-7 and on the road they have a record of 6-8-4. Currently they are 5th in the Central Division. They've scored 101 goals and given up 101 goals for a point differential of 0. Carolina shows up with a record of 16-17-5 including 8-8-3 at home this season. They are 7th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 91 goals and surrendered 108 for a goal differential of -17.
Shea Weber has accumulated 26 total points this season for the Predators. He has 11 goals this season with 92 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 15 assists on the season and averages 24 minutes played per game. Filip Forsberg has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 9% by scoring 10 goals on 111 shots. He has 15 assists giving him a total of 25 points on the season. Pekka Rinne has 15 wins and 11 losses this season in net for the Predators. He has had 852 shots against him and has given up 79 goals. He has made 773 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Eric Staal has accumulated 24 total points this season for the Hurricanes. He has 8 goals this season with 91 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 16 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Justin Faulk has averaged 25 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 14 goals on 110 shots. He has 16 assists giving him a total of 30 points on the season. Cam Ward has 11 wins and 11 losses this season in net for the Hurricanes. He has had 642 shots against him and has given up 64 goals. He has made 578 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
The Predators have 43 total points this season. They have scored 99 goals while giving up 100 goals. They have had 124 power play opportunities and have scored 26 goals on those chances for a percentage of 21%. The Predators have allowed 112 power play opportunities and given up 26 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 77%. They average 31 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.34% for the season to this point. They allow 27 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%.
The Hurricanes have a total of 37 points on the season. They have 20 power play goals on 117 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 17%. They have allowed 86 power play opportunities and have given up 19 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 78%. As a team, the Predators have a total of 91 goals scored while they've given up 107 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.03%. As a team they give up 26 shots per game and have a save percentage of 89%.
Nashville Predators Betting Trends
The Nashville Predators are 16-20 straight up
The Nashville Predators are 15-16-7 against the over/under
Carolina Hurricanes Betting Trends
The Carolina Hurricanes are 16-22 straight up
The Carolina Hurricanes are 13-14-11 against the over/under
Nashville Predators Injuries
11/28/15 LW Gabriel Bourque Upper Body out indefinitely
Carolina Hurricanes Injuries
11/24/15 LW Nathan Gerbe Ankle expected to miss 4-6 weeks
10/09/15 D James Wisniewski Knee out 6 months
Tony's Pick: Take Carolina
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