Tuesday, February 23, 2016
Air Canada Centre
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The Nashville Predators travel to Air Canada Centre to play the Toronto Maple Leafs on Tuesday, February 23, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Predators at -142 and the Maple Leafs at +129. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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Nashville comes into this matchup having played 59 games. They have an overall record of 27-21-11 and on the road they have a record of 12-11-6. Currently they are 5th in the Central Division. They've scored 154 goals and given up 154 goals for a point differential of 0. The Predators have 11 overtime losses including 1 of them in a shootout. In the past 10 games they have an overall record of 4-3-3. For the season they have an ATS record of 27-32 and an over/under record of 21-26-12. Toronto shows up with a record of 20-27-10 including 8-9-8 at home this season. They are 8th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 140 goals and surrendered 172 for a goal differential of -32. The Maple Leafs have 10 losses in OT and 5 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 3-6-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 19-37 while their over/under record sits at 25-24-8.
Shea Weber has accumulated 36 total points this season for the Predators. He has 15 goals this season with 139 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 12% by scoring 20 goals on 173 shots. He has 19 assists giving him a total of 39 points on the season. Pekka Rinne has 21 wins and 18 losses this season in net for the Predators. He has had 1,257 shots against him and has given up 120 goals. He has made 1,137 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Tyler Bozak has accumulated 31 total points this season for the Maple Leafs. He has 10 goals this season with 85 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 21 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Leo Komarov has averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 17% by scoring 18 goals on 107 shots. He has 17 assists giving him a total of 35 points on the season. James Reimer has 11 wins and 11 losses this season in net for the Maple Leafs. He has had 894 shots against him and has given up 72 goals. He has made 822 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Predators have 65 total points this season. They have scored 152 goals while giving up 153 goals. They have had 195 power play opportunities and have scored 38 goals on those chances for a percentage of 19%. The Predators have allowed 182 power play opportunities and given up 37 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.48% for the season to this point. They allow 27 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%.
The Maple Leafs have a total of 50 points on the season. They have 26 power play goals on 182 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 14%. They have allowed 192 power play opportunities and have given up 39 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. As a team, the Predators have a total of 135 goals scored while they've given up 167 goals to this point. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 7.55%. As a team they give up 31 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Nashville has a Corsi percentage of 52.6% as they've attempted 3,311 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,980 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 53.8% as they have 2,477 attempts while they've given up 2,128 shots on the defensive end. The Predators start possessions in the offensive zone 52.3% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 47.7% for the season. They have 1,749 face off wins compared to 1,778 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 49.6%. On defense Nashville has 1,343 hits and they've blocked 852 shots from the opposition.
Toronto has attempted 3,522 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,201 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 52.4% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 51.4% as they have 2,623 shots while they've given up 2,478 attempts on defense. The Maple Leafs have an offensive zone percentage of 51.2% and their defensive zone percentage is 48.8% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 51.4% as they've compiled 1,878 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,779 face off losses. On defense Toronto has blocked 723 shot attempts and they have 1,585 hits as a unit.
Nashville Predators Betting Trends
The Nashville Predators are 27-32 straight up
The Nashville Predators are 21-26-12 against the over/under
Toronto Maple Leafs Betting Trends
The Toronto Maple Leafs are 19-37 straight up
The Toronto Maple Leafs are 25-24-8 against the over/under
Nashville Predators Injuries
02/20/16 D Barret Jackman Upper Body injured last game, "?" Monday vs Montreal
02/02/16 LW Eric Nystrom Foot out indefinitely
Toronto Maple Leafs Injuries
12/18/15 GO Garret Sparks Lower Body out indefinitely
11/17/15 RW Nathan Horton Back out indefinitely
10/17/15 D Stephane Robidas Knee out indefinitely
02/20/16 LW Josh Leivo Upper Body "?" Tuesday vs Nashville
02/20/16 D Matt Hunwick Undisclosed "?" Tuesday vs Nashville
02/19/16 C Leo Komarov Suspension expected to miss next 3 games; eligible to return Sat 2/27 vs Montreal
02/12/16 D Jared Cowen Hip out indefinitely
02/10/16 LW Joffrey Lupul Lower Body out indefinitely
02/10/16 C Tyler Bozak Concussion out indefinitely
01/22/16 LW Milan Michalek Finger out indefinitely
01/11/16 LW James Van Riemsdyk Foot expected to miss 6-8 weeks
Guy's Pick: Take Toronto
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