Tuesday, November 29, 2016
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The Nashville Predators travel to Pepsi Center to play the Colorado Avalanche on Tuesday, November 29, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Predators at -136 and the Avalanche at +123. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
Nashville comes into this matchup having played 21 games. They have an overall record of 10-8-3 and on the road they have a record of 2-7-2. Currently they are 4th in the Central Division. They've scored 60 goals and given up 54 goals for a point differential of +6. The Predators have an overall record of 7-3-0 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 10-11 and an over/under record of 9-10-2. Colorado shows up with a record of 9-10-1 including 4-5-1 at home this season. They are 7th in the Central Division. They've scored 44 goals and surrendered 58 for a goal differential of -14. The Avalanche have a record of 4-5-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 9-11 while their over/under record sits at 7-10-3.
Viktor Arvidsson has accumulated 13 total points this season for the Predators. He has 6 goals this season with 67 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 7 assists on the season and averages 15 minutes played per game. P.K. Subban has averaged 24 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 5 goals on 49 shots. He has 9 assists giving him a total of 14 points on the season. Pekka Rinne has 9 wins and 5 losses this season in net for the Predators. He has had 506 shots against him and has given up 33 goals. He has made 473 saves for a save percentage of 94%.
Nathan MacKinnon has accumulated 15 total points this season for the Avalanche. He has 5 goals this season with 74 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 7%. He has a total of 10 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Matt Duchene has averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 18% by scoring 7 goals on 39 shots. He has 6 assists giving him a total of 13 points on the season. Semyon Varlamov has 5 wins and 9 losses this season in net for the Avalanche. He has had 436 shots against him and has given up 42 goals. He has made 394 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
The Predators have 23 total points this season. They have scored 60 goals while giving up 54 goals. They have had 80 power play opportunities and have scored 19 goals on those chances for a percentage of 24%. The Predators have allowed 67 power play opportunities and given up 10 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 85%. They average 31 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.23% for the season to this point. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Avalanche have a total of 19 points on the season. They have 10 power play goals on 64 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 16%. They have allowed 81 power play opportunities and have given up 18 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 78%. As a team, the Predators have a total of 44 goals scored while they've given up 58 goals to this point. They average 29 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 7.48%. As a team they give up 31 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Nashville has a Corsi percentage of 51.1% as they've attempted 1,228 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,177 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 50.2% as they have 898 attempts while they've given up 891 shots on the defensive end. The Predators start possessions in the offensive zone 51.7% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 48.3% for the season. They have 618 face off wins compared to 631 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 49.5%. On defense Nashville has 436 hits and they've blocked 286 shots from the opposition.
Colorado has attempted 1,068 shots at full strength and they've given up 1,125 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 48.7% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 49.2% as they have 798 shots while they've given up 824 attempts on defense. The Avalanche have an offensive zone percentage of 49.1% and their defensive zone percentage is 50.9% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 52.2% as they've compiled 646 face off wins this season and they have suffered 591 face off losses. On defense Colorado has blocked 301 shot attempts and they have 444 hits as a unit.
Nashville Predators Betting Trends
The Nashville Predators are 10-11 straight up
The Nashville Predators are 9-10-2 against the over/under
Colorado Avalanche Betting Trends
The Colorado Avalanche are 9-11 straight up
The Colorado Avalanche are 7-10-3 against the over/under
Nashville Predators Injuries
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 expected to miss 5-7 days
11/26/16 D Matt Carle None has retired
10/17/16 RW Miikka Salomaki Upper Body expected to miss 6-8 weeks
Colorado Avalanche Injuries
11/28/16 LW Gabriel Landeskog Lower Body doubtful Tuesday vs. Nashville
11/28/16 RW Rene Bourque Illness probable Tuesday vs. Nashville
11/28/16 GO Semyon Varlamov Upper Body probable Tuesday vs. Nashville
Tony's Pick: Take Nashville -136
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