Tuesday, December 29, 2015
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The Nashville Predators travel to Scottrade Center to play the St. Louis Blues on Tuesday, December 29, 2015. The opening line for this game has the Predators at +110 and the Blues at -130. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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Nashville comes into this matchup having played 35 games. They have an overall record of 17-12-6 and on the road they have a record of 6-7-3. Currently they are 5th in the Central Division. They've scored 92 goals and given up 89 goals for a point differential of +3. St. Louis shows up with a record of 22-12-4 including 12-6-2 at home this season. They are 2nd in the Central Division. They've scored 95 goals and surrendered 90 for a goal differential of +5.
Shea Weber has accumulated 25 total points this season for the Predators. He has 10 goals this season with 86 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 9 goals on 105 shots. He has 15 assists giving him a total of 24 points on the season. Pekka Rinne has 14 wins and 10 losses this season in net for the Predators. He has had 791 shots against him and has given up 71 goals. He has made 720 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Vladimir Tarasenko has accumulated 39 total points this season for the Blues. He has 22 goals this season with 138 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 16%. He has a total of 17 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Alex Steen has averaged 21 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 11% by scoring 12 goals on 108 shots. He has 21 assists giving him a total of 33 points on the season. Jake Allen has 17 wins and 8 losses this season in net for the Blues. He has had 758 shots against him and has given up 55 goals. He has made 703 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
The Predators have 40 total points this season. They have scored 90 goals while giving up 88 goals. They have had 118 power play opportunities and have scored 24 goals on those chances for a percentage of 20%. The Predators have allowed 107 power play opportunities and given up 26 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 76%. They average 31 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.29% for the season to this point. They allow 27 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Blues have a total of 48 points on the season. They have 22 power play goals on 105 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 21%. They have allowed 122 power play opportunities and have given up 17 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 86%. As a team, the Predators have a total of 93 goals scored while they've given up 89 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.12%. As a team they give up 29 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Nashville Predators Betting Trends
The Nashville Predators are 15-18 straight up
The Nashville Predators are 12-16-7 against the over/under
St. Louis Blues Betting Trends
The St. Louis Blues are 20-16 straight up
The St. Louis Blues are 12-21-5 against the over/under
Nashville Predators Injuries
12/27/15 C Mike Fisher Knee probable Monday vs. NY Rangers
11/28/15 LW Gabriel Bourque Upper Body out indefinitely
St. Louis Blues Injuries
12/27/15 C Kyle Brodziak Leg "?" Tuesday vs Nashville
12/06/15 C Steve Ott Hamstring out 3 months
10/24/15 LW Jaden Schwartz Ankle expected to miss 12 weeks
10/07/15 C Patrik Berglund Shoulder out 3 months
Josh's Pick: Take St. Louis
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