St. Louis Blues at Nashville Predators Free NHL Picks & Predictions 11-7-2015
by Josh Schonwald - 11/6/2015
Saturday, November 7, 2015
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The St. Louis Blues travel to Bridgestone Arena to play the Nashville Predators on Saturday, November 7, 2015. The opening line for this game has the Blues at +113 and the Predators at -125. The over/under has been set at 5.
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St. Louis comes into this matchup having played 13 games. They have an overall record of 9-3-1 and on the road they have a record of 5-2-0. Currently they are 2nd in the Central Division. They've scored 36 goals and given up 31 goals for a point differential of +5. Nashville shows up with a record of 7-2-2 including 4-0-1 at home this season. They are 3rd in the Central Division. They've scored 35 goals and surrendered 27 for a goal differential of +8.
Vladimir Tarasenko has accumulated 12 total points this season for the Blues. He has 7 goals this season with 51 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 5 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Alex Steen has averaged 21 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 16% by scoring 7 goals on 45 shots. He has 4 assists giving him a total of 11 points on the season. Jake Allen has 5 wins and 3 losses this season in net for the Blues. He has had 230 shots against him and has given up 15 goals. He has made 215 saves for a save percentage of 94%.
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 has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 8% by scoring 2 goals on 26 shots. He has 6 assists giving him a total of 8 points on the season. Pekka Rinne has 6 wins and 1 loss this season in net for the Predators. He has had 240 shots against him and has given up 18 goals. He has made 222 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
The Blues have 19 total points this season. They have scored 36 goals while giving up 31 goals. They have had 44 power play opportunities and have scored 5 goals on those chances for a percentage of 11%. The Blues have allowed 52 power play opportunities and given up 9 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83%. They average 31 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.82% for the season to this point. They allow 28 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Predators 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 31 power play opportunities and have given up 4 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 87%. As a team, the Blues have a total of 32 goals scored while they've given up 25 goals to this point. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.30%. As a team they give up 28 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
St. Louis Blues Betting Trends
The St. Louis Blues are 9-4 straight up
The St. Louis Blues are 5-6-2 against the over/under
Nashville Predators Betting Trends
The Nashville Predators are 6-4 straight up
The Nashville Predators are 6-6-0 against the over/under
St. Louis Blues Injuries
11/05/15 D Kevin Shattenkirk Groin probable Saturday vs Nashville
11/04/15 GO Brian Elliott Head injured last game, "?" Saturday vs Nashville
11/04/15 C Steve Ott Upper Body injured last game, "?" Saturday vs Nashville
10/24/15 LW Jaden Schwartz Ankle expected to miss 12 weeks
10/21/15 C Paul Stastny Foot expected to miss 4-6 weeks
10/07/15 C Patrik Berglund Shoulder out 3 months
Nashville Predators Injuries
No key injuries to report
Josh's Pick: Take Nashville
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