Tuesday, December 27, 2016
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The Minnesota Wild travel to Bridgestone Arena to play the Nashville Predators on Tuesday, December 27, 2016.
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Minnesota comes into this matchup having played 33 games. They have an overall record of 21-8-4 and on the road they have a record of 9-5-4. Currently they are 2nd in the Central Division. They've scored 102 goals and given up 66 goals for a point differential of +36. The Wild have an overall record of 10-0-0 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 20-12 and an over/under record of 11-16-6. Nashville shows up with a record of 15-13-5 including 10-4-3 at home this season. They are 4th in the Central Division. They've scored 94 goals and surrendered 94 for a goal differential of 0. The Predators have a record of 4-5-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 14-18 while their over/under record sits at 17-14-2.
Ryan Suter has accumulated 19 total points this season for the Wild. He has 5 goals this season with 63 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 14 assists on the season and averages 27 minutes played per game. Eric Staal has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 12% by scoring 11 goals on 92 shots. He has 17 assists giving him a total of 28 points on the season. Devan Dubnyk has 17 wins and 6 losses this season in net for the Wild. He has had 784 shots against him and has given up 41 goals. He has made 743 saves for a save percentage of 95%.
P.K. Subban has accumulated 17 total points this season for the Predators. He has 7 goals this season with 80 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. 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 8% by scoring 9 goals on 107 shots. He has 14 assists giving him a total of 23 points on the season. Pekka Rinne has 13 wins and 9 losses this season in net for the Predators. He has had 748 shots against him and has given up 63 goals. He has made 685 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Wild have 46 total points this season. They have scored 102 goals while giving up 66 goals. They have had 92 power play opportunities and have scored 16 goals on those chances for a percentage of 17%. The Wild have allowed 100 power play opportunities and given up 14 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 86%. They average 29 shots per game and as a team are shooting 10.63% for the season to this point. They allow 31 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 94%.
The Predators have a total of 35 points on the season. They have 22 power play goals on 112 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 20%. They have allowed 99 power play opportunities and have given up 18 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. As a team, the Wild have a total of 94 goals scored while they've given up 94 goals to this point. They average 32 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.83%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Minnesota has a Corsi percentage of 48.2% as they've attempted 1,784 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,916 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 48.5% as they have 1,328 attempts while they've given up 1,409 shots on the defensive end. The Wild start possessions in the offensive zone 49% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 51% for the season. They have 1,053 face off wins compared to 978 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 51.8%. On defense Minnesota has 538 hits and they've blocked 507 shots from the opposition.
Nashville has attempted 2,010 shots at full strength and they've given up 1,810 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 52.6% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 51.7% as they have 1,481 shots while they've given up 1,384 attempts on defense. The Predators have an offensive zone percentage of 53% and their defensive zone percentage is 47% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 49.6% as they've compiled 994 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,011 face off losses. On defense Nashville has blocked 426 shot attempts and they have 695 hits as a unit.
Minnesota Wild Betting Trends
The Minnesota Wild are 20-12 straight up
The Minnesota Wild are 11-16-6 against the over/under
Nashville Predators Betting Trends
The Nashville Predators are 14-18 straight up
The Nashville Predators are 17-14-2 against the over/under
Minnesota Wild Injuries
12/23/16 LW Zach Parise Flu "?"
12/20/16 C Erik Haula Lower Body out indefinitely
10/10/16 D Victor Bartley Tricep out indefinitely
Nashville Predators Injuries
12/22/16 D P.K. Subban Upper Body "?" Tuesday vs Minnesota
11/30/16 D Anthony Bitetto Hand out 6 weeks
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 Minnesota
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