Tuesday, March 29, 2016
American Airlines Center
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The Nashville Predators travel to American Airlines Center to play the Dallas Stars on Tuesday, March 29, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Predators at +113 and the Stars at -125. The over/under has been set at 5.
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Nashville comes into this matchup having played 75 games. They have an overall record of 39-23-13 and on the road they have a record of 18-13-7. Currently they are 4th in the Central Division. They've scored 210 goals and given up 190 goals for a point differential of +20. The Predators have 13 overtime losses including 1 of them in a shootout. In the past 10 games they have an overall record of 7-2-1. For the season they have an ATS record of 37-36 and an over/under record of 29-30-16. Dallas shows up with a record of 45-22-9 including 24-11-2 at home this season. They are 1st in the Central Division. They've scored 247 goals and surrendered 218 for a goal differential of +29. The Stars have 9 losses in OT and 2 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 45-31 while their over/under record sits at 43-32-1.
Shea Weber has accumulated 48 total points this season for the Predators. He has 18 goals this season with 175 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 0%. He has a total of 30 assists on the season and averages 0 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 31 goals on 230 shots. He has 25 assists giving him a total of 56 points on the season. Pekka Rinne has 32 wins and 19 losses this season in net for the Predators. He has had 1,636 shots against him and has given up 146 goals. He has made 1,490 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Jamie Benn has accumulated 83 total points this season for the Stars. He has 37 goals this season with 233 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 16%. He has a total of 46 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Jason Spezza has averaged 17 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 15% by scoring 29 goals on 192 shots. He has 28 assists giving him a total of 57 points on the season. Antti Niemi has 23 wins and 12 losses this season in net for the Stars. He has had 1,160 shots against him and has given up 113 goals. He has made 1,047 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
The Predators have 91 total points this season. They have scored 206 goals while giving up 189 goals. They have had 237 power play opportunities and have scored 47 goals on those chances for a percentage of 20%. The Predators have allowed 224 power play opportunities and given up 43 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. They average 31 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.96% for the season to this point. They allow 27 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Stars have a total of 99 points on the season. They have 53 power play goals on 239 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 22%. They have allowed 231 power play opportunities and have given up 42 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. As a team, the Predators have a total of 245 goals scored while they've given up 216 goals to this point. They average 32 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 10.01%. As a team they give up 29 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
Nashville has a Corsi percentage of 52.1% as they've attempted 4,211 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,874 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 53.4% as they have 3,164 attempts while they've given up 2,762 shots on the defensive end. The Predators start possessions in the offensive zone 52.2% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 47.8% for the season. They have 2,208 face off wins compared to 2,285 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 49.1%. On defense Nashville has 1,719 hits and they've blocked 1,112 shots from the opposition.
Dallas has attempted 4,704 shots at full strength and they've given up 4,323 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 52.1% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 52.2% as they have 3,476 shots while they've given up 3,186 attempts on defense. The Stars have an offensive zone percentage of 52.3% and their defensive zone percentage is 47.7% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 50.3% as they've compiled 2,425 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,393 face off losses. On defense Dallas has blocked 1,137 shot attempts and they have 1,441 hits as a unit.
Nashville Predators Betting Trends
The Nashville Predators are 37-36 straight up
The Nashville Predators are 29-30-16 against the over/under
Dallas Stars Betting Trends
The Dallas Stars are 45-31 straight up
The Dallas Stars are 43-32-1 against the over/under
Nashville Predators Injuries
03/07/16 C Paul Gaustad Upper Body out indefinitely
Dallas Stars Injuries
03/26/16 D Kris Russell Foot "?" Tuesday vs Nashville
03/18/16 C Tyler Seguin Achilles expected to miss 3-4 weeks
03/08/16 D Jason Demers Shoulder out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Nashville
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