Tuesday, December 20, 2016
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The Nashville Predators travel to Prudential Center to play the New Jersey Devils on Tuesday, December 20, 2016.
Nashville comes into this matchup having played 30 games. They have an overall record of 13-12-5 and on the road they have a record of 3-9-2. Currently they are 6th in the Central Division. They've scored 87 goals and given up 88 goals for a point differential of -1. The Predators have an overall record of 3-5-2 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 13-17 and an over/under record of 16-12-2. New Jersey shows up with a record of 12-12-7 including 8-1-2 at home this season. They are 7th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 74 goals and surrendered 93 for a goal differential of -19. The Devils have a record of 2-6-2 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 10-19 while their over/under record sits at 11-9-11.
P.K. Subban has accumulated 17 total points this season for the Predators. He has 7 goals this season with 80 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 10 assists on the season and averages 25 minutes played per game. Viktor Arvidsson has averaged 16 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 9% by scoring 9 goals on 98 shots. He has 11 assists giving him a total of 20 points on the season. Pekka Rinne has 12 wins and 8 losses this season in net for the Predators. He has had 691 shots against him and has given up 58 goals. He has made 633 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Damon Severson has accumulated 16 total points this season for the Devils. He has 3 goals this season with 47 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 6%. He has a total of 13 assists on the season and averages 21 minutes played per game. Travis Zajac has averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 12% by scoring 8 goals on 66 shots. He has 15 assists giving him a total of 23 points on the season. Cory Schneider has 9 wins and 9 losses this season in net for the Devils. He has had 704 shots against him and has given up 66 goals. He has made 638 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
The Predators have 31 total points this season. They have scored 87 goals while giving up 88 goals. They have had 106 power play opportunities and have scored 21 goals on those chances for a percentage of 20%. The Predators have allowed 92 power play opportunities and given up 18 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. They average 32 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.93% for the season to this point. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Devils have a total of 31 points on the season. They have 15 power play goals on 98 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 15%. They have allowed 97 power play opportunities and have given up 16 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%. As a team, the Predators have a total of 74 goals scored while they've given up 93 goals to this point. They average 28 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.40%. As a team they give up 32 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Nashville has a Corsi percentage of 52.8% as they've attempted 1,847 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,650 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 52% as they have 1,364 attempts while they've given up 1,258 shots on the defensive end. The Predators start possessions in the offensive zone 53.8% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 46.2% for the season. They have 916 face off wins compared to 930 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 49.6%. On defense Nashville has 597 hits and they've blocked 392 shots from the opposition.
New Jersey has attempted 1,575 shots at full strength and they've given up 1,754 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 47.3% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 46.9% as they have 1,198 shots while they've given up 1,357 attempts on defense. The Devils 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 49.9% as they've compiled 949 face off wins this season and they have suffered 952 face off losses. On defense New Jersey has blocked 397 shot attempts and they have 643 hits as a unit.
Nashville Predators Betting Trends
The Nashville Predators are 13-17 straight up
The Nashville Predators are 16-12-2 against the over/under
New Jersey Devils Betting Trends
The New Jersey Devils are 10-19 straight up
The New Jersey Devils are 11-9-11 against the over/under
Nashville Predators Injuries
12/18/16 D P.K. Subban Upper Body doubtful Monday vs. Philadelphia & Tuesday vs. New Jersey
11/30/16 D Anthony Bitetto Hand out 6 weeks
11/26/16 D Matt Carle None has retired
10/17/16 RW Miikka Salomaki Upper Body expected to miss 6-8 weeks
New Jersey Devils Injuries
10/10/16 D Luke Gazdic Foot out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Nashville
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