Saturday, February 13, 2016
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The Nashville Predators travel to BB&T Center to play the Florida Panthers on Saturday, February 13, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Predators at +110 and the Panthers at -121. The over/under has been set at 5.
Nashville comes into this matchup having played 54 games. They have an overall record of 25-21-8 and on the road they have a record of 11-11-5. Currently they are 5th in the Central Division. They've scored 141 goals and given up 145 goals for a point differential of -4. The Predators have 8 overtime losses including 1 of them in a shootout. In the past 10 games they have an overall record of 6-4-0. For the season they have an ATS record of 25-29 and an over/under record of 20-23-11. Florida shows up with a record of 32-16-6 including 17-7-3 at home this season. They are 1st in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 155 goals and surrendered 123 for a goal differential of +32. The Panthers have 6 losses in OT and 1 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 6-3-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 32-22 while their over/under record sits at 20-24-10.
Shea Weber has accumulated 35 total points this season for the Predators. He has 14 goals this season with 128 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 21 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 11% by scoring 17 goals on 157 shots. He has 18 assists giving him a total of 35 points on the season. Pekka Rinne has 20 wins and 18 losses this season in net for the Predators. He has had 1,170 shots against him and has given up 114 goals. He has made 1,056 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
Jaromir Jagr has accumulated 38 total points this season for the Panthers. He has 17 goals this season with 91 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 19%. He has a total of 21 assists on the season and averages 17 minutes played per game. Jonathan Huberdeau has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 8% by scoring 10 goals on 124 shots. He has 28 assists giving him a total of 38 points on the season. Roberto Luongo has 24 wins and 13 losses this season in net for the Panthers. He has had 1,254 shots against him and has given up 90 goals. He has made 1,164 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
The Predators have 58 total points this season. They have scored 139 goals while giving up 144 goals. They have had 180 power play opportunities and have scored 35 goals on those chances for a percentage of 19%. The Predators have allowed 167 power play opportunities and given up 36 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 78%. They average 31 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.42% for the season to this point. They allow 26 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%.
The Panthers have a total of 70 points on the season. They have 32 power play goals on 186 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 17%. They have allowed 182 power play opportunities and have given up 32 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. As a team, the Predators have a total of 150 goals scored while they've given up 122 goals to this point. They average 28 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.92%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 93%.
Nashville has a Corsi percentage of 53.1% as they've attempted 3,065 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,706 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 54.1% as they have 2,282 attempts while they've given up 1,933 shots on the defensive end. The Predators start possessions in the offensive zone 53% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 47% for the season. They have 1,596 face off wins compared to 1,636 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 49.4%. On defense Nashville has 1,225 hits and they've blocked 773 shots from the opposition.
Florida has attempted 2,607 shots at full strength and they've given up 2,837 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 47.9% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 48.3% as they have 2,061 shots while they've given up 2,210 attempts on defense. The Panthers have an offensive zone percentage of 48.1% and their defensive zone percentage is 51.9% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 49.5% as they've compiled 1,650 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,680 face off losses. On defense Florida has blocked 627 shot attempts and they have 1,339 hits as a unit.
Nashville Predators Betting Trends
The Nashville Predators are 25-29 straight up
The Nashville Predators are 20-23-11 against the over/under
Florida Panthers Betting Trends
The Florida Panthers are 32-22 straight up
The Florida Panthers are 20-24-10 against the over/under
Nashville Predators Injuries
11/28/15 LW Gabriel Bourque Upper Body out indefinitely
02/02/16 LW Eric Nystrom Foot out indefinitely
Florida Panthers Injuries
02/11/16 C Aleksander Barkov Concussion doubtful Friday vs. St. Louis & Saturday vs. Nashville
02/11/16 D Erik Gudbranson Upper Body doubtful Friday vs. St. Louis & Saturday vs. Nashville
02/06/16 D Willie Mitchell Lower Body out indefinitely
01/04/16 C David Bolland Ankle out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Florida
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