Tuesday, March 8, 2016
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The Nashville Predators travel to MTS Centre to play the Winnipeg Jets on Tuesday, March 8, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Predators at -160 and the Jets at +144. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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Nashville comes into this matchup having played 66 games. They have an overall record of 33-21-12 and on the road they have a record of 16-11-6. Currently they are 4th in the Central Division. They've scored 181 goals and given up 168 goals for a point differential of +13. The Predators have 12 overtime losses including 1 of them in a shootout. In the past 10 games they have an overall record of 7-0-3. For the season they have an ATS record of 32-33 and an over/under record of 24-29-13. Winnipeg shows up with a record of 27-33-5 including 14-16-2 at home this season. They are 7th in the Central Division. They've scored 169 goals and surrendered 194 for a goal differential of -25. The Jets have 5 losses in OT and 3 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 2-6-2 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 25-38 while their over/under record sits at 29-31-5.
Shea Weber has accumulated 41 total points this season for the Predators. He has 17 goals this season with 148 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 24 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 14% by scoring 28 goals on 202 shots. He has 23 assists giving him a total of 51 points on the season. Pekka Rinne has 26 wins and 18 losses this season in net for the Predators. He has had 1,460 shots against him and has given up 132 goals. He has made 1,328 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Dustin Byfuglien has accumulated 42 total points this season for the Jets. He has 16 goals this season with 202 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 26 assists on the season and averages 25 minutes played per game. Blake Wheeler has averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 9% by scoring 18 goals on 200 shots. He has 41 assists giving him a total of 59 points on the season. Connor Hellebuyck has 13 wins and 11 losses this season in net for the Jets. He has had 683 shots against him and has given up 56 goals. He has made 627 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Predators have 78 total points this season. They have scored 178 goals while giving up 167 goals. They have had 214 power play opportunities and have scored 43 goals on those chances for a percentage of 20%. The Predators have allowed 198 power play opportunities and given up 42 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 79%. They average 31 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.82% for the season to this point. They allow 27 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Jets have a total of 59 points on the season. They have 33 power play goals on 207 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 16%. They have allowed 238 power play opportunities and have given up 53 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 78%. As a team, the Predators have a total of 167 goals scored while they've given up 191 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.59%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
Nashville has a Corsi percentage of 52% as they've attempted 3,684 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,403 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 53.2% as they have 2,763 attempts while they've given up 2,426 shots on the defensive end. The Predators start possessions in the offensive zone 52.1% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 47.9% for the season. They have 1,963 face off wins compared to 2,007 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 49.4%. On defense Nashville has 1,514 hits and they've blocked 977 shots from the opposition.
Winnipeg has attempted 3,644 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,499 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 51% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 50.6% as they have 2,689 shots while they've given up 2,629 attempts on defense. The Jets have an offensive zone percentage of 52.5% and their defensive zone percentage is 47.5% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 47.7% as they've compiled 1,846 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,026 face off losses. On defense Winnipeg has blocked 870 shot attempts and they have 1,674 hits as a unit.
Nashville Predators Betting Trends
The Nashville Predators are 32-33 straight up
The Nashville Predators are 24-29-13 against the over/under
Winnipeg Jets Betting Trends
The Winnipeg Jets are 25-38 straight up
The Winnipeg Jets are 29-31-5 against the over/under
Nashville Predators Injuries
02/02/16 LW Eric Nystrom Foot out indefinitely
Winnipeg Jets Injuries
10/25/15 D Grant Clitsome Back out indefinitely
03/04/16 RW Anthony Peluso Shoulder expected to miss 3-4 weeks
03/04/16 LW Nikolaj Ehlers Eye out indefinitely
02/25/16 C Bryan Little Neck out for season
02/15/16 D Mark Stuart Hand expected to miss 4-6 weeks
Josh's Pick: Take Winnipeg
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