Wednesday, March 9, 2016
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The Nashville Predators travel to Scotiabank Saddledome to play the Calgary Flames on Wednesday, March 9, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Predators at -141 and the Flames at +128. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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Nashville comes into this matchup having played 66 games. They have an overall record of 33-21-12 and on the road they have a record of 16-11-6. Currently they are 4th in the Central Division. They've scored 181 goals and given up 168 goals for a point differential of +13. The Predators have 12 overtime losses including 1 of them in a shootout. In the past 10 games they have an overall record of 7-0-3. For the season they have an ATS record of 32-33 and an over/under record of 24-29-13. Calgary shows up with a record of 27-34-5 including 17-14-2 at home this season. They are 6th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 178 goals and surrendered 207 for a goal differential of -29. The Flames have 5 losses in OT and 2 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 2-6-2 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 26-39 while their over/under record sits at 34-28-4.
Shea Weber has accumulated 41 total points this season for the Predators. He has 17 goals this season with 148 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 24 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 14% by scoring 28 goals on 202 shots. He has 23 assists giving him a total of 51 points on the season. Pekka Rinne has 26 wins and 18 losses this season in net for the Predators. He has had 1,460 shots against him and has given up 132 goals. He has made 1,328 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
John Gaudreau has accumulated 63 total points this season for the Flames. He has 24 goals this season with 177 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 39 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Sean Monahan has averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 21 goals on 157 shots. He has 25 assists giving him a total of 46 points on the season. Jonas Hiller has 9 wins and 10 losses this season in net for the Flames. He has had 625 shots against him and has given up 73 goals. He has made 552 saves for a save percentage of 88%.
The Predators have 78 total points this season. They have scored 178 goals while giving up 167 goals. They have had 214 power play opportunities and have scored 43 goals on those chances for a percentage of 20%. The Predators have allowed 198 power play opportunities and given up 42 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 79%. They average 31 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.82% for the season to this point. They allow 27 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Flames have a total of 59 points on the season. They have 35 power play goals on 220 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 16%. They have allowed 181 power play opportunities and have given up 47 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 74%. As a team, the Predators have a total of 176 goals scored while they've given up 205 goals to this point. They average 29 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.10%. As a team they give up 29 shots per game and have a save percentage of 89%.
Nashville has a Corsi percentage of 52% as they've attempted 3,684 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,403 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 53.2% as they have 2,763 attempts while they've given up 2,426 shots on the defensive end. The Predators start possessions in the offensive zone 52.1% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 47.9% for the season. They have 1,963 face off wins compared to 2,007 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 49.4%. On defense Nashville has 1,514 hits and they've blocked 977 shots from the opposition.
Calgary has attempted 3,643 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,813 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 48.9% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 49.5% as they have 2,667 shots while they've given up 2,726 attempts on defense. The Flames have an offensive zone percentage of 52.2% and their defensive zone percentage is 47.8% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 48.4% as they've compiled 1,934 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,061 face off losses. On defense Calgary has blocked 1,087 shot attempts and they have 1,359 hits as a unit.
Nashville Predators Betting Trends
The Nashville Predators are 32-33 straight up
The Nashville Predators are 24-29-13 against the over/under
Calgary Flames Betting Trends
The Calgary Flames are 26-39 straight up
The Calgary Flames are 34-28-4 against the over/under
Nashville Predators Injuries
03/07/16 C Paul Gaustad Upper Body out indefinitely
02/02/16 LW Eric Nystrom Foot out indefinitely
Calgary Flames Injuries
02/19/16 D Ladislav Smid Upper Body out indefinitely
02/12/16 GO Karri Ramo Knee out for season
01/28/16 D Dennis Wideman Suspension out 20 games; eligible to return Mar 14 vs St Louis
Guy's Pick: Take Calgary
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