Friday, November 20, 2015
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The Nashville Predators travel to Nationwide Arena to play the Columbus Blue Jackets on Friday, November 20, 2015. The opening line for this game has the Predators at +114 and the Blue Jackets at -126. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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Nashville comes into this matchup having played 17 games. They have an overall record of 11-3-3 and on the road they have a record of 4-2-1. Currently they are 2nd in the Central Division. They've scored 53 goals and given up 40 goals for a point differential of +13. Columbus shows up with a record of 7-12-0 including 2-6-0 at home this season. They are 8th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 48 goals and surrendered 66 for a goal differential of -18.
Shea Weber has accumulated 10 total points this season for the Predators. He has 6 goals this season with 46 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 4 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 5% by scoring 2 goals on 41 shots. He has 9 assists giving him a total of 11 points on the season. Pekka Rinne has 10 wins and 2 losses this season in net for the Predators. He has had 406 shots against him and has given up 32 goals. He has made 374 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Ryan Johansen has accumulated 13 total points this season for the Blue Jackets. He has 2 goals this season with 36 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 6%. He has a total of 11 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Scott Hartnell has averaged 17 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 19% by scoring 8 goals on 42 shots. He has 6 assists giving him a total of 14 points on the season. Sergei Bobrovsky has 7 wins and 9 losses this season in net for the Blue Jackets. He has had 442 shots against him and has given up 47 goals. He has made 395 saves for a save percentage of 89%.
The Predators have 25 total points this season. They have scored 51 goals while giving up 39 goals. They have had 61 power play opportunities and have scored 13 goals on those chances for a percentage of 21%. The Predators have allowed 55 power play opportunities and given up 10 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. They average 31 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.66% for the season to this point. They allow 28 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Blue Jackets have a total of 14 points on the season. They have 15 power play goals on 70 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 21%. They have allowed 65 power play opportunities and have given up 13 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. As a team, the Predators have a total of 48 goals scored while they've given up 63 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.41%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 89%.
Nashville Predators Betting Trends
The Nashville Predators are 9-6 straight up
The Nashville Predators are 8-8-1 against the over/under
Columbus Blue Jackets Betting Trends
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 7-12 straight up
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 10-9-1 against the over/under
Nashville Predators Injuries
11/17/15 C Paul Gaustad Lower Body "?" Friday vs Columbus
11/12/15 LW Eric Nystrom Upper Body out indefinitely
Columbus Blue Jackets Injuries
11/18/15 RW Jared Boll Foot expected to miss 1-2 weeks
11/14/15 C Brandon Dubinsky Elbow expected to miss 2-3 weeks
11/12/15 C Alexander Wennberg Foot out indefinitely
11/04/15 RW David Clarkson Back expected to miss 7-10 days
Josh's Pick: Take Nashville
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