Friday, April 15, 2016
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The Nashville Predators travel to Honda Center to play the Anaheim Ducks on Friday, April 15, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Predators at +150 and the Ducks at -180. The over/under has been set at 5.
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Nashville comes into this matchup having played 82 games. They have an overall record of 41-27-14 and on the road they have a record of 18-16-7. Currently they are 4th in the Central Division. They've scored 228 goals and given up 215 goals for a point differential of +13. The Predators have 14 overtime losses including 2 of them in a shootout. In the past 10 games they have an overall record of 5-4-1. For the season they have an ATS record of 39-40 and an over/under record of 33-33-16. Anaheim shows up with a record of 46-25-11 including 25-10-6 at home this season. They are 1st in the Pacific Division. They've scored 218 goals and surrendered 192 for a goal differential of +26. The Ducks have 11 losses in OT and 4 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 6-2-2 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 43-36 while their over/under record sits at 32-34-16.
Shea Weber has accumulated 51 total points this season for the Predators. He has 20 goals this season with 189 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 31 assists on the season and averages 25 minutes played per game. Filip Forsberg has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 33 goals on 247 shots. He has 31 assists giving him a total of 64 points on the season. Pekka Rinne has 34 wins and 21 losses this season in net for the Predators. He has had 1,744 shots against him and has given up 161 goals. He has made 1,583 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Corey Perry has accumulated 62 total points this season for the Ducks. He has 34 goals this season with 215 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 16%. He has a total of 28 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Ryan Getzlaf has averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 7% by scoring 13 goals on 178 shots. He has 50 assists giving him a total of 63 points on the season. Frederik Andersen has 22 wins and 9 losses this season in net for the Ducks. He has had 1,086 shots against him and has given up 88 goals. He has made 998 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Predators have 96 total points this season. They have scored 224 goals while giving up 213 goals. They have had 259 power play opportunities and have scored 51 goals on those chances for a percentage of 20%. The Predators have allowed 245 power play opportunities and given up 46 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. They average 31 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.93% for the season to this point. They allow 27 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Ducks have a total of 103 points on the season. They have 56 power play goals on 245 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 23%. They have allowed 290 power play opportunities and have given up 37 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 87%. As a team, the Predators have a total of 215 goals scored while they've given up 188 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.66%. As a team they give up 28 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Nashville has a Corsi percentage of 52% as they've attempted 4,618 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,269 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 53.3% as they have 3,468 attempts while they've given up 3,037 shots on the defensive end. The Predators start possessions in the offensive zone 52.3% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 47.7% for the season. They have 2,387 face off wins compared to 2,515 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 48.7%. On defense Nashville has 1,886 hits and they've blocked 1,232 shots from the opposition.
Anaheim has attempted 4,692 shots at full strength and they've given up 4,327 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 52% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 52.8% as they have 3,532 shots while they've given up 3,163 attempts on defense. The Ducks have an offensive zone percentage of 49.7% and their defensive zone percentage is 50.3% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 51.8% as they've compiled 2,466 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,292 face off losses. On defense Anaheim has blocked 1,164 shot attempts and they have 2,219 hits as a unit.
Nashville Predators Betting Trends
The Nashville Predators are 39-40 straight up
The Nashville Predators are 33-33-16 against the over/under
Anaheim Ducks Betting Trends
The Anaheim Ducks are 43-36 straight up
The Anaheim Ducks are 32-34-16 against the over/under
Nashville Predators Injuries
No key injuries to report
Anaheim Ducks Injuries
10/29/15 LW Kenton Helgesen Foot out indefinitely
04/12/16 LW David Perron Shoulder is upgraded to probable Friday vs. Nashville
04/12/16 C Brandon Pirri Head is downgraded to expected to miss Friday vs. Nashville
04/12/16 D Clayton Stoner Undisclosed "?" Friday vs. Nashville
04/12/16 D Kevin Bieksa Upper Body is upgraded to probable Friday vs. Nashville
04/11/16 GO John Gibson Lower Body is upgraded to probable Friday vs. Nashville
04/11/16 C Ryan Kesler Lower Body is upgraded to probable Friday vs. Nashville
04/11/16 D Sami Vatanen Flu is upgraded to probable Friday vs. Nashville
04/01/16 C Rickard Rakell Appendix out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Anaheim
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