Saturday, January 16, 2016
For Updated Odds on This Game Click Here
The Minnesota Wild travel to Bridgestone Arena to play the Nashville Predators on Saturday, January 16, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Wild at +100 and the Predators at -110. The over/under has been set at 5.
Minnesota comes into this matchup having played 43 games. They have an overall record of 22-13-8 and on the road they have a record of 8-6-6. Currently they are 4th in the Central Division. They've scored 113 goals and given up 102 goals for a point differential of +11. Nashville shows up with a record of 19-17-8 including 12-6-3 at home this season. They are 6th in the Central Division. They've scored 113 goals and surrendered 123 for a goal differential of -10.
Mikko Koivu has accumulated 33 total points this season for the Wild. He has 10 goals this season with 75 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 23 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Thomas Vanek has averaged 16 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 15% by scoring 14 goals on 93 shots. He has 14 assists giving him a total of 28 points on the season. Devan Dubnyk has 18 wins and 12 losses this season in net for the Wild. He has had 993 shots against him and has given up 79 goals. He has made 914 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Shea Weber has accumulated 27 total points this season for the Predators. He has 11 goals this season with 108 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 16 assists on the season and averages 25 minutes played per game. Filip Forsberg has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 9% by scoring 12 goals on 130 shots. He has 16 assists giving him a total of 28 points on the season. Pekka Rinne has 16 wins and 14 losses this season in net for the Predators. He has had 970 shots against him and has given up 95 goals. He has made 875 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
The Wild have 52 total points this season. They have scored 113 goals while giving up 101 goals. They have had 124 power play opportunities and have scored 22 goals on those chances for a percentage of 18%. The Wild have allowed 103 power play opportunities and given up 21 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. They average 29 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.17% for the season to this point. They allow 29 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Predators have a total of 46 points on the season. They have 29 power play goals on 145 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 20%. They have allowed 135 power play opportunities and have given up 32 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 76%. As a team, the Wild have a total of 111 goals scored while they've given up 122 goals to this point. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.06%. As a team they give up 27 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
Minnesota Wild Betting Trends
The Minnesota Wild are 22-21 straight up
The Minnesota Wild are 14-21-8 against the over/under
Nashville Predators Betting Trends
The Nashville Predators are 17-25 straight up
The Nashville Predators are 17-19-8 against the over/under
Minnesota Wild Injuries
01/14/16 D Nate Prosser Hand is upgraded to probable Friday vs. Winnipeg
01/14/16 C Ryan Carter Hand out indefinitely
Nashville Predators Injuries
11/28/15 LW Gabriel Bourque Upper Body out indefinitely
01/13/16 C Colin Wilson Lower Body out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Nashville
Read more articles by Josh Schonwald
Get all of Tonight's NHL Picks.
Get all of Tonight's guaranteed Expert NHL Picks.