Saturday, November 21, 2015
Xcel Energy Center
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The Nashville Predators travel to Xcel Energy Center to play the Minnesota Wild on Saturday, November 21, 2015. The opening line for this game has the Predators at +166 and the Wild at -172. The over/under has been set at 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 3rd in the Central Division. They've scored 53 goals and given up 40 goals for a point differential of +13. Minnesota shows up with a record of 10-5-3 including 7-1-0 at home this season. They are 4th in the Central Division. They've scored 53 goals and surrendered 51 for a goal differential of +2.
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%.
Mikko Koivu has accumulated 17 total points this season for the Wild. He has 4 goals this season with 29 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 13 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Thomas Vanek has averaged 16 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 17% by scoring 7 goals on 42 shots. He has 7 assists giving him a total of 14 points on the season. Devan Dubnyk has 10 wins and 5 losses this season in net for the Wild. He has had 470 shots against him and has given up 44 goals. He has made 426 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
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 Wild have a total of 23 points on the season. They have 12 power play goals on 65 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 18%. They have allowed 47 power play opportunities and have given up 12 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 74%. As a team, the Predators have a total of 53 goals scored while they've given up 51 goals to this point. They average 27 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 10.86%. As a team they give up 29 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
Nashville Predators Betting Trends
The Nashville Predators are 9-6 straight up
The Nashville Predators are 8-8-1 against the over/under
Minnesota Wild Betting Trends
The Minnesota Wild are 10-8 straight up
The Minnesota Wild are 8-6-4 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
Minnesota Wild Injuries
11/20/15 D Jonas Brodin Flu "?" Saturday vs. Nashville
11/19/15 LW Jason Zucker Leg injured last game, "?" Saturday vs Nashville
11/19/15 D Marco Scandella Lower Body expected to miss 7-10 days
11/06/15 LW Zach Parise Knee out indefinitely
11/03/15 RW Justin Fontaine Knee expected to miss 4-6 weeks
11/03/15 C Tyler Graovac Groin out another 6 weeks
Tony's Pick: Take Minnesota
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