Thursday, November 5, 2015
Xcel Energy Center
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The Nashville Predators travel to Xcel Energy Center to play the Minnesota Wild on Thursday, November 5, 2015. The opening line for this game has the Predators at +120 and the Wild at -132. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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Nashville comes into this matchup having played 11 games. They have an overall record of 7-2-2 and on the road they have a record of 3-2-1. Currently they are 4th in the Central Division. They've scored 32 goals and given up 25 goals for a point differential of +7. Minnesota shows up with a record of 7-2-2 including 5-0-0 at home this season. They are 3rd in the Central Division. They've scored 35 goals and surrendered 32 for a goal differential of +3.
Shea Weber has accumulated 6 total points this season for the Predators. He has 3 goals this season with 28 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 3 assists on the season and averages 24 minutes played per game. Filip Forsberg is averaging 19 minutes of ice time per contest this season. Over that span he has a shooting percentage of 8% by getting 2 goals by way of 26 shots. He has tallied 6 assists giving him a total of 8 points for the year. Pekka Rinne has a total of 6 wins and 1 loss this season in the crease for the Predators. He has faced 240 shots against him and has given up 18 goals. He has tallied 222 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Zach Parise has accumulated 9 total points this season for the Wild. He has 7 goals this season with 42 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 17%. He has a total of 2 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Thomas Vanek is averaging 15 minutes of ice time per contest. Over that span he has a shooting percentage of 18% by getting 4 goals by way of 22 shots. He has tallied 6 assists giving him a total of 10 points for the year. Devan Dubnyk has a total of 7 wins and 2 losses this season in the crease for the Wild. He has faced 245 shots against him and has given up 25 goals. He has tallied 220 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
The Predators have 16 total points this season. They have scored 32 goals while giving up 25 goals. They have had 37 power play opportunities and have scored 8 goals on those chances for a percentage of 22%. The Predators have allowed 31 power play opportunities and given up 4 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 87%. They average 31 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.30% 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 16 points on the season. They have 8 power play goals on 37 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 22%. They have allowed 25 power play opportunities and have given up 6 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 76%. As a team, the Predators have a total of 35 goals scored while they've given up 32 goals to this point. They average 28 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 11.44%. As a team they give up 27 shots per game and have a save percentage of 89%.
Nashville Predators Betting Trends
The Nashville Predators are 5-4 straight up
The Nashville Predators are 6-8-0 against the over/under
Minnesota Wild Betting Trends
The Minnesota Wild are 7-4 straight up
The Minnesota Wild are 5-3-3 against the over/under
Nashville Predators Injuries
No key injuries to report
Minnesota Wild Injuries
11/03/15 RW Justin Fontaine Knee expected to miss 4-6 weeks
11/03/15 C Tyler Graovac Groin out another 6 weeks
Guy's Pick: Take Nashville
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