Saturday, November 19, 2016
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The Nashville Predators travel to Scottrade Center to play the St. Louis Blues on Saturday, November 19, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Predators at +113 and the Blues at -125. The over/under has been set at 5.
Nashville comes into this matchup having played 16 games. They have an overall record of 7-6-3 and on the road they have a record of 2-5-2. Currently they are 6th in the Central Division. They've scored 46 goals and given up 44 goals for a point differential of +2. The Predators have an overall record of 5-2-3 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 7-9 and an over/under record of 7-7-2. St. Louis shows up with a record of 9-6-3 including 7-1-2 at home this season. They are 2nd in the Central Division. They've scored 44 goals and surrendered 50 for a goal differential of -6. The Blues have a record of 5-4-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 9-9 while their over/under record sits at 5-9-4.
P.K. Subban has accumulated 10 total points this season for the Predators. He has 3 goals this season with 38 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 7 assists on the season and averages 24 minutes played per game. Viktor Arvidsson has averaged 15 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 5 goals on 52 shots. He has 5 assists giving him a total of 10 points on the season. Pekka Rinne has 6 wins and 4 losses this season in net for the Predators. He has had 389 shots against him and has given up 26 goals. He has made 363 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Vladimir Tarasenko has accumulated 18 total points this season for the Blues. He has 6 goals this season with 68 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 12 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Paul Stastny has averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 14% by scoring 4 goals on 28 shots. He has 6 assists giving him a total of 10 points on the season. Jake Allen has 7 wins and 3 losses this season in net for the Blues. He has had 335 shots against him and has given up 32 goals. He has made 303 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
The Predators have 17 total points this season. They have scored 46 goals while giving up 44 goals. They have had 59 power play opportunities and have scored 13 goals on those chances for a percentage of 22%. The Predators have allowed 54 power play opportunities and given up 10 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. They average 31 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.27% for the season to this point. They allow 31 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Blues have a total of 21 points on the season. They have 14 power play goals on 63 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 22%. They have allowed 74 power play opportunities and have given up 7 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 91%. As a team, the Predators have a total of 44 goals scored while they've given up 50 goals to this point. They average 29 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.30%. As a team they give up 26 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
Nashville has a Corsi percentage of 49.8% as they've attempted 934 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 942 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 49.5% as they have 692 attempts while they've given up 706 shots on the defensive end. The Predators start possessions in the offensive zone 50.2% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 49.8% for the season. They have 474 face off wins compared to 487 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 49.3%. On defense Nashville has 332 hits and they've blocked 236 shots from the opposition.
St. Louis has attempted 980 shots at full strength and they've given up 894 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 52.3% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 53% as they have 742 shots while they've given up 658 attempts on defense. The Blues have an offensive zone percentage of 52.9% and their defensive zone percentage is 47.1% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 51.2% as they've compiled 539 face off wins this season and they have suffered 513 face off losses. On defense St. Louis has blocked 236 shot attempts and they have 345 hits as a unit.
Nashville Predators Betting Trends
The Nashville Predators are 7-9 straight up
The Nashville Predators are 7-7-2 against the over/under
St. Louis Blues Betting Trends
The St. Louis Blues are 9-9 straight up
The St. Louis Blues are 5-9-4 against the over/under
Nashville Predators Injuries
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
St. Louis Blues Injuries
11/17/16 LW Alexander Steen Concussion "?" Saturday vs. Nashville
11/06/16 D Joel Edmundson Upper Body out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Nashville +113
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