Saturday, January 23, 2016
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The Nashville Predators travel to Rexall Place to play the Edmonton Oilers on Saturday, January 23, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Predators at -144 and the Oilers at +130. The over/under has been set at 5.
Nashville comes into this matchup having played 47 games. They have an overall record of 21-18-8 and on the road they have a record of 8-11-5. Currently they are 6th in the Central Division. They've scored 121 goals and given up 128 goals for a point differential of -7. Edmonton shows up with a record of 19-25-5 including 13-9-1 at home this season. They are 7th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 121 goals and surrendered 145 for a goal differential of -24.
Shea Weber has accumulated 29 total points this season for the Predators. He has 11 goals this season with 115 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 18 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 9% by scoring 13 goals on 140 shots. He has 16 assists giving him a total of 29 points on the season. Pekka Rinne has 17 wins and 15 losses this season in net for the Predators. He has had 1023 shots against him and has given up 99 goals. He has made 924 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
Taylor Hall has accumulated 47 total points this season for the Oilers. He has 18 goals this season with 188 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 29 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Ryan Nugent-Hopkins has averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 9% by scoring 8 goals on 85 shots. He has 22 assists giving him a total of 30 points on the season. Anders Nilsson has 10 wins and 11 losses this season in net for the Oilers. He has had 722 shots against him and has given up 70 goals. He has made 652 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
The Predators have 50 total points this season. They have scored 119 goals while giving up 127 goals. They have had 153 power play opportunities and have scored 31 goals on those chances for a percentage of 20%. The Predators have allowed 144 power play opportunities and given up 32 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 78%. They average 31 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.10% for the season to this point. They allow 27 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%.
The Oilers have a total of 43 points on the season. They have 24 power play goals on 142 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 17%. They have allowed 144 power play opportunities and have given up 27 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. As a team, the Predators have a total of 117 goals scored while they've given up 144 goals to this point. They average 29 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.26%. As a team they give up 31 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Nashville Predators Betting Trends
The Nashville Predators are 19-26 straight up
The Nashville Predators are 17-20-10 against the over/under
Edmonton Oilers Betting Trends
The Edmonton Oilers are 15-30 straight up
The Edmonton Oilers are 25-21-3 against the over/under
Nashville Predators Injuries
11/28/15 LW Gabriel Bourque Upper Body out indefinitely
01/13/16 C Colin Wilson Lower Body out indefinitely
Edmonton Oilers Injuries
12/21/15 D Andrew Ference Hip out for season
12/15/15 D Oscar Klefbom Staph Infection out indefinitely
01/22/16 D Brandon Davidson Undisclosed out indefinitely
01/21/16 LW Lauri Korpikoski Foot "?" Saturday vs Nashville
01/18/16 C Ryan Nugent-Hopkins Hand out 6-8 weeks
01/09/16 C Connor McDavid Collarbone expected to return Feb 2 vs Columbus
Tony's Pick: Take Nashville
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