Saturday, October 29, 2016
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The Nashville Predators travel to SAP Center to play the San Jose Sharks on Saturday, October 29, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Predators at +127 and the Sharks at -159. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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Nashville comes into this matchup having played 7 games. They have an overall record of 2-4-1 and on the road they have a record of 0-3-1. Currently they are 7th in the Central Division. They've scored 18 goals and given up 24 goals for a point differential of -6. For the season they have an ATS record of 2-5 and an over/under record of 4-2-1. San Jose shows up with a record of 5-3-0 including 3-0-0 at home this season. They are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They've scored 19 goals and surrendered 20 for a goal differential of -1. Their record against the spread is 5-3 while their over/under record sits at 1-7-0.
P.K. Subban has accumulated 5 total points this season for the Predators. He has 2 goals this season with 17 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 3 assists on the season and averages 24 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 21% by scoring 4 goals on 19 shots. He has 2 assists giving him a total of 6 points on the season. Pekka Rinne has 1 win and 3 losses this season in net for the Predators. He has had 165 shots against him and has given up 15 goals. He has made 150 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Joe Pavelski has accumulated 9 total points this season for the Sharks. He has 3 goals this season with 28 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 6 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Brent Burns has averaged 24 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 8% by scoring 3 goals on 40 shots. He has 6 assists giving him a total of 9 points on the season. Martin Jones has 4 wins and 3 losses this season in net for the Sharks. He has had 174 shots against him and has given up 16 goals. He has made 158 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
The Predators have 5 total points this season. They have scored 18 goals while giving up 24 goals. They have had 27 power play opportunities and have scored 10 goals on those chances for a percentage of 37%. The Predators have allowed 25 power play opportunities and given up 8 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 68%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.61% for the season to this point. They allow 34 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%.
The Sharks have a total of 10 points on the season. They have 6 power play goals on 27 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 22%. They have allowed 25 power play opportunities and have given up 4 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%. As a team, the Predators have a total of 19 goals scored while they've given up 20 goals to this point. They average 32 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 7.42%. As a team they give up 25 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Nashville has a Corsi percentage of 46.3% as they've attempted 389 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 451 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 44.8% as they have 281 attempts while they've given up 346 shots on the defensive end. The Predators start possessions in the offensive zone 49% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 51% for the season. They have 218 face off wins compared to 222 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 49.5%. On defense Nashville has 153 hits and they've blocked 105 shots from the opposition.
San Jose has attempted 490 shots at full strength and they've given up 415 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 54.1% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 55% as they have 351 shots while they've given up 287 attempts on defense. The Sharks have an offensive zone percentage of 52.7% and their defensive zone percentage is 47.3% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 43.1% as they've compiled 205 face off wins this season and they have suffered 271 face off losses. On defense San Jose has blocked 128 shot attempts and they have 125 hits as a unit.
Nashville Predators Betting Trends
The Nashville Predators are 2-5 straight up
The Nashville Predators are 4-2-1 against the over/under
San Jose Sharks Betting Trends
The San Jose Sharks are 5-3 straight up
The San Jose Sharks are 1-7-0 against the over/under
Nashville Predators Injuries
10/22/16 C Cody Bass Upper Body expected to miss 1 week
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
San Jose Sharks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Josh's Pick: Take San Jose
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