Tuesday, December 8, 2015
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The Nashville Predators travel to United Center to play the Chicago Blackhawks on Tuesday, December 8, 2015. The opening line for this game has the Predators at +128 and the Blackhawks at -167. The over/under has been set at 5.
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Nashville comes into this matchup having played 26 games. They have an overall record of 13-8-5 and on the road they have a record of 5-5-3. Currently they are 5th in the Central Division. They've scored 69 goals and given up 69 goals for a point differential of 0. Chicago shows up with a record of 14-9-4 including 9-3-1 at home this season. They are 4th in the Central Division. They've scored 74 goals and surrendered 69 for a goal differential of +5.
Shea Weber has accumulated 16 total points this season for the Predators. He has 9 goals this season with 68 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 7 assists on the season and averages 25 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 7% by scoring 5 goals on 74 shots. He has 13 assists giving him a total of 18 points on the season. Pekka Rinne has 11 wins and 6 losses this season in net for the Predators. He has had 572 shots against him and has given up 54 goals. He has made 518 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Patrick Kane has accumulated 42 total points this season for the Blackhawks. He has 16 goals this season with 97 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 16%. He has a total of 26 assists on the season and averages 21 minutes played per game. Jonathan Toews has averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 8 goals on 64 shots. He has 8 assists giving him a total of 16 points on the season. Corey Crawford has 12 wins and 7 losses this season in net for the Blackhawks. He has had 594 shots against him and has given up 51 goals. He has made 543 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
The Predators have 31 total points this season. They have scored 67 goals while giving up 68 goals. They have had 87 power play opportunities and have scored 18 goals on those chances for a percentage of 21%. The Predators have allowed 80 power play opportunities and given up 20 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 75%. They average 31 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.26% for the season to this point. They allow 27 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%.
The Blackhawks have a total of 32 points on the season. They have 19 power play goals on 88 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 22%. They have allowed 76 power play opportunities and have given up 15 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. As a team, the Predators have a total of 74 goals scored while they've given up 69 goals to this point. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.95%. As a team they give up 29 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Nashville Predators Betting Trends
The Nashville Predators are 11-13 straight up
The Nashville Predators are 10-12-4 against the over/under
Chicago Blackhawks Betting Trends
The Chicago Blackhawks are 14-13 straight up
The Chicago Blackhawks are 10-12-4 against the over/under
Nashville Predators Injuries
12/02/15 C Mike Fisher Knee expected to miss 7-10 days
11/28/15 LW Gabriel Bourque Upper Body expected to miss 5-7 days
Chicago Blackhawks Injuries
12/06/15 D Trevor Daley Head injured last game, "? Tuesday vs Nashville
Josh's Pick: Take Chicago
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