Saturday, November 5, 2016
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The Carolina Hurricanes travel to Bridgestone Arena to play the Nashville Predators on Saturday, November 5, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Hurricanes at +133 and the Predators at -167. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
Carolina comes into this matchup having played 9 games. They have an overall record of 2-4-3 and on the road they have a record of 1-3-3. Currently they are 8th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 25 goals and given up 32 goals for a point differential of -7. The Hurricanes have an overall record of 2-4-3 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 2-7 and an over/under record of 6-3-0. Nashville shows up with a record of 3-5-2 including 2-1-0 at home this season. They are 7th in the Central Division. They've scored 26 goals and surrendered 32 for a goal differential of -6. The Predators have a record of 3-5-2 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 3-7 while their over/under record sits at 5-4-1.
Victor Rask has accumulated 10 total points this season for the Hurricanes. He has 4 goals this season with 17 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 24%. He has a total of 6 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Justin Faulk has averaged 24 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 15% by scoring 3 goals on 20 shots. He has 3 assists giving him a total of 6 points on the season. Cam Ward has 2 wins and 3 losses this season in net for the Hurricanes. He has had 169 shots against him and has given up 20 goals. He has made 149 saves for a save percentage of 88%.
P.K. Subban has accumulated 6 total points this season for the Predators. He has 2 goals this season with 24 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 4 assists on the season and averages 24 minutes played per game. Viktor Arvidsson has averaged 14 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 14% by scoring 4 goals on 29 shots. He has 2 assists giving him a total of 6 points on the season. Pekka Rinne has 2 wins and 4 losses this season in net for the Predators. He has had 248 shots against him and has given up 21 goals. He has made 227 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Hurricanes have 7 total points this season. They have scored 25 goals while giving up 32 goals. They have had 30 power play opportunities and have scored 7 goals on those chances for a percentage of 23%. The Hurricanes have allowed 29 power play opportunities and given up 4 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 86%. They average 29 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.69% for the season to this point. They allow 28 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 87%.
The Predators have a total of 8 points on the season. They have 12 power play goals on 40 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 30%. They have allowed 34 power play opportunities and have given up 9 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 74%. As a team, the Hurricanes have a total of 26 goals scored while they've given up 32 goals to this point. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.39%. As a team they give up 32 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Carolina has a Corsi percentage of 53% as they've attempted 510 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 453 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 51.2% as they have 371 attempts while they've given up 354 shots on the defensive end. The Hurricanes start possessions in the offensive zone 54.8% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 45.2% for the season. They have 285 face off wins compared to 230 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 55.3%. On defense Carolina has 165 hits and they've blocked 99 shots from the opposition.
Nashville has attempted 594 shots at full strength and they've given up 611 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 49.3% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 47.5% as they have 420 shots while they've given up 465 attempts on defense. The Predators have an offensive zone percentage of 51.7% and their defensive zone percentage is 48.3% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 48.2% as they've compiled 299 face off wins this season and they have suffered 321 face off losses. On defense Nashville has blocked 146 shot attempts and they have 219 hits as a unit.
Carolina Hurricanes Betting Trends
The Carolina Hurricanes are 2-7 straight up
The Carolina Hurricanes are 6-3-0 against the over/under
Nashville Predators Betting Trends
The Nashville Predators are 3-7 straight up
The Nashville Predators are 5-4-1 against the over/under
Carolina Hurricanes Injuries
10/10/16 D Ryan Murphy Knee out indefinitely
Nashville Predators Injuries
11/03/16 C Mike Fisher Upper Body "?" Saturday vs. Carolina
10/17/16 D Anthony Bitetto Upper Body expected to miss 4-6 weeks
10/17/16 RW Miikka Salomaki Upper Body expected to miss 6-8 weeks
Josh's Pick: Take Nashville
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