Monday, March 14, 2016
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The Nashville Predators travel to Rexall Place to play the Edmonton Oilers on Monday, March 14, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Predators at -150 and the Oilers at +130. The over/under has been set at 5.
Nashville comes into this matchup having played 69 games. They have an overall record of 34-22-13 and on the road they have a record of 17-12-7. Currently they are 4th in the Central Division. They've scored 189 goals and given up 177 goals for a point differential of +12. The Predators have 13 overtime losses including 1 of them in a shootout. In the past 10 games they have an overall record of 7-1-2. For the season they have an ATS record of 33-35 and an over/under record of 26-30-13. Edmonton shows up with a record of 27-37-7 including 16-16-2 at home this season. They are 7th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 169 goals and surrendered 209 for a goal differential of -40. The Oilers have 7 losses in OT and 2 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 5-4-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 27-44 while their over/under record sits at 33-34-4.
Shea Weber has accumulated 43 total points this season for the Predators. He has 17 goals this season with 157 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 26 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 28 goals on 212 shots. He has 24 assists giving him a total of 52 points on the season. Pekka Rinne has 27 wins and 19 losses this season in net for the Predators. He has had 1,510 shots against him and has given up 137 goals. He has made 1,373 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Taylor Hall has accumulated 57 total points this season for the Oilers. He has 22 goals this season with 255 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 35 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Leon Draisaitl has averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 15% by scoring 17 goals on 114 shots. He has 29 assists giving him a total of 46 points on the season. Cam Talbot has 17 wins and 24 losses this season in net for the Oilers. He has had 1,409 shots against him and has given up 115 goals. He has made 1,294 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Predators have 81 total points this season. They have scored 186 goals while giving up 176 goals. They have had 224 power play opportunities and have scored 43 goals on those chances for a percentage of 19%. The Predators have allowed 209 power play opportunities and given up 42 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. They average 31 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.81% for the season to this point. They allow 27 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Oilers have a total of 61 points on the season. They have 33 power play goals on 201 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 16%. They have allowed 219 power play opportunities and have given up 43 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. As a team, the Predators have a total of 165 goals scored while they've given up 207 goals to this point. They average 29 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 7.99%. As a team they give up 31 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Nashville has a Corsi percentage of 51.9% as they've attempted 3,856 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,569 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 53.2% as they have 2,889 attempts while they've given up 2,545 shots on the defensive end. The Predators start possessions in the offensive zone 52% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 48% for the season. They have 2,045 face off wins compared to 2,092 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 49.4%. On defense Nashville has 1,571 hits and they've blocked 1,024 shots from the opposition.
Edmonton has attempted 3,919 shots at full strength and they've given up 4,139 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 48.6% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 48.2% as they have 2,858 shots while they've given up 3,071 attempts on defense. The Oilers have an offensive zone percentage of 48.6% and their defensive zone percentage is 51.4% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 48.9% as they've compiled 2,112 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,205 face off losses. On defense Edmonton has blocked 1,068 shot attempts and they have 1,543 hits as a unit.
Nashville Predators Betting Trends
The Nashville Predators are 33-35 straight up
The Nashville Predators are 26-30-13 against the over/under
Edmonton Oilers Betting Trends
The Edmonton Oilers are 27-44 straight up
The Edmonton Oilers are 33-34-4 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
Edmonton Oilers Injuries
12/21/15 D Andrew Ference Hip out for season
03/13/16 D Oscar Klefbom Ankle out indefinitely
03/12/16 LW Matt Hendricks Undisclosed "?" Monday vs Nashville
03/12/16 D Adam Pardy Undisclosed out indefinitely
03/10/16 D Darnell Nurse Suspension expected to miss next 3 games; eligible to return Wednesday vs St Louis
03/07/16 D Brandon Davidson Knee likely out for season
02/29/16 LW Benoit Pouliot Shoulder out indefinitely
02/17/16 D Eric Gryba Knee out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Edmonton
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