Tuesday, December 6, 2016
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The Colorado Avalanche head to Bridgestone Arena to take on the Nashville Predators on Tuesday, December 6, 2016. The opening line for this matchup has the Avalanche at +133 and the Predators at -167. The over/under is 5.5.
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Colorado comes into this game having played 23 contests. They have an overall record of 9-13-1 and away from home they have a record of 5-5-0. Currently they are 7th in the Central Division. They've tallied 49 goals and surrendered 69 goals for a point differential of -20. The Avalanche have an overall record of 3-6-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 9-14 and an over/under record of 8-11-4. Nashville comes into this game with a record of 11-9-4 including 8-2-2 at home this season. They are 5th in the Central Division. They've scored 71 goals and surrendered 66 for a goal differential of +5. The Predators have a record of 5-4-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 11-13 while their over/under record sits at 12-10-2.
Matt Duchene has accumulated 14 total points this season for the Avalanche. He has 7 goals this season with 45 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 16%. He has a total of 7 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Nathan MacKinnon has averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 6% by scoring 5 goals on 84 shots. He has 10 assists giving him a total of 15 points on the season. Semyon Varlamov has 5 wins and 11 losses this season in net for the Avalanche. He has had 505 shots against him and has given up 47 goals. He has made 458 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
P.K. Subban has accumulated 16 total points this season for the Predators. He has 6 goals this season with 59 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 10 assists on the season and averages 25 minutes played per game. Viktor Arvidsson has averaged 16 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 9% by scoring 7 goals on 77 shots. He has 7 assists giving him a total of 14 points on the season. Pekka Rinne has 10 wins and 5 losses this season in net for the Predators. He has had 568 shots against him and has given up 41 goals. He has made 527 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
The Avalanche have 19 total points this season. They have scored 49 goals while giving up 69 goals. They have had 72 power play opportunities and have scored 11 goals on those chances for a percentage of 15%. The Avalanche have allowed 91 power play opportunities and given up 19 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 79%. They average 29 shots per game and as a team are shooting 7.30% for the season to this point. They allow 32 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Predators have a total of 26 points on the season. They have 19 power play goals on 86 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 22%. They have allowed 76 power play opportunities and have given up 13 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83%. As a team, the Avalanche have a total of 71 goals scored while they've given up 66 goals to this point. They average 32 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.38%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Colorado has a Corsi percentage of 48.4% as they've attempted 1,222 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,303 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 48.7% as they have 911 attempts while they've given up 961 shots on the defensive end. The Avalanche start possessions in the offensive zone 48.9% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 51.1% for the season. They have 752 face off wins compared to 650 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 53.6%. On defense Colorado has 501 hits and they've blocked 342 shots from the opposition.
Nashville has attempted 1,424 shots at full strength and they've given up 1,333 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 51.7% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 50.8% as they have 1,044 shots while they've given up 1,012 attempts on defense. The Predators have an offensive zone percentage of 51.5% and their defensive zone percentage is 48.5% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 49.5% as they've compiled 719 face off wins this season and they have suffered 733 face off losses. On defense Nashville has blocked 321 shot attempts and they have 498 hits as a unit.
Colorado Avalanche Betting Trends
The Colorado Avalanche are 9-14 straight up
The Colorado Avalanche are 8-11-4 against the over/under
Nashville Predators Betting Trends
The Nashville Predators are 11-13 straight up
The Nashville Predators are 12-10-2 against the over/under
Colorado Avalanche Injuries
12/04/16 D Erik Johnson Leg expected to miss 6-8 weeks
11/28/16 LW Gabriel Landeskog Lower Body out indefinitely
Nashville Predators Injuries
11/30/16 D Anthony Bitetto Hand out 6 weeks
11/27/16 C Colton Sissons Upper Body out indefinitely
11/27/16 D Ryan Ellis Upper Body out indefinitely
11/26/16 RW James Neal Upper Body out indefinitely
11/26/16 D Matt Carle None has retired
10/17/16 RW Miikka Salomaki Upper Body expected to miss 6-8 weeks
Guy's Pick: Take Colorado +133
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