Thursday, October 27, 2016
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The Nashville Predators travel to Staples Center to play the Los Angeles Kings on Thursday, October 27, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Predators at -105 and the Kings at -118. The over/under has been set at 5.
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Nashville comes into this matchup having played 5 games. They have an overall record of 2-3-0 and on the road they have a record of 0-2-0. Currently they are 6th in the Central Division. They've scored 15 goals and given up 15 goals. For the season they have an ATS record of 2-3 and an over/under record of 3-1-1. Los Angeles shows up with a record of 3-3-0 including 2-1-0 at home this season. They are 5th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 17 goals and surrendered 20 for a goal differential of -3. Their record against the spread is 2-3 while their over/under record sits at 4-2-0.
P.K. Subban has accumulated 5 total points this season for the Predators. He has 2 goals this season with 13 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 15%. He has a total of 3 assists on the season and averages 25 minutes played per game. Viktor Arvidsson has averaged 14 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 18% by scoring 3 goals on 17 shots. He has 1 assist giving him a total of 4 points on the season. Pekka Rinne has 1 win and 2 losses this season in net for the Predators. He has had 103 shots against him and has given up 8 goals. He has made 95 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Anze Kopitar has accumulated 5 total points this season for the Kings. He has 2 goals this season with 19 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 3 assists on the season and averages 22 minutes played per game. Jeff Carter has averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 7% by scoring 1 goal on 15 shots. He has 3 assists giving him a total of 4 points on the season. Peter Budaj has 3 wins and no losses this season in net for the Kings. He has had 75 shots against him and has given up 8 goals. He has made 67 saves for a save percentage of 89%.
The Predators have 4 total points this season. They have scored 15 goals while giving up 15 goals. They have had 19 power play opportunities and have scored 9 goals on those chances for a percentage of 47%. The Predators have allowed 18 power play opportunities and given up 4 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 78%. They average 31 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.74% for the season to this point. They allow 33 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Kings have a total of 6 points on the season. They have 3 power play goals on 18 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 17%. They have allowed 20 power play opportunities and have given up 6 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 70%. As a team, the Predators have a total of 17 goals scored while they've given up 20 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.60%. As a team they give up 25 shots per game and have a save percentage of 88%.
Nashville has a Corsi percentage of 45.7% as they've attempted 262 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 311 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 44.4% as they have 190 attempts while they've given up 238 shots on the defensive end. The Predators start possessions in the offensive zone 49.5% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 50.5% for the season. They have 152 face off wins compared to 158 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 49%. On defense Nashville has 103 hits and they've blocked 73 shots from the opposition.
Los Angeles has attempted 399 shots at full strength and they've given up 290 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 57.9% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 55.8% as they have 276 shots while they've given up 219 attempts on defense. The Kings have an offensive zone percentage of 52.2% and their defensive zone percentage is 47.8% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 52.6% as they've compiled 203 face off wins this season and they have suffered 183 face off losses. On defense Los Angeles has blocked 71 shot attempts and they have 177 hits as a unit.
Nashville Predators Betting Trends
The Nashville Predators are 2-3 straight up
The Nashville Predators are 3-1-1 against the over/under
Los Angeles Kings Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Kings are 2-3 straight up
The Los Angeles Kings are 4-2-0 against the over/under
Nashville Predators Injuries
10/25/16 GO Pekka Rinne Food Poisoning probable Wednesday vs. Anaheim
10/22/16 C Cody Bass Upper Body expected to miss 1 week
10/22/16 RW Craig Smith Illness "?" Wednesday vs Anaheim
10/22/16 C Mike Fisher Illness "?" Wednesday vs Anaheim
10/17/16 D Anthony Bitetto Upper Body expected to miss 4-6 weeks
10/17/16 RW Miikka Salomaki Upper Body expected to miss 6-8 weeks
Los Angeles Kings Injuries
10/22/16 GO Jeff Zatkoff Groin expected to miss 5-7 days
10/13/16 GO Jonathan Quick Groin out 3-4 months
10/09/16 RW Marian Gaborik Foot out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Nashville
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