Thursday, November 10, 2016
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The St. Louis Blues travel to Bridgestone Arena to play the Nashville Predators on Thursday, November 10, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Blues at -105 and the Predators at -118. The over/under has been set at 5.
St. Louis comes into this matchup having played 13 games. They have an overall record of 7-4-2 and on the road they have a record of 2-3-1. Currently they are 2nd in the Central Division. They've scored 31 goals and given up 34 goals for a point differential of -3. The Blues have an overall record of 4-4-2 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 7-6 and an over/under record of 4-7-2. Nashville shows up with a record of 4-5-3 including 3-1-1 at home this season. They are 5th in the Central Division. They've scored 31 goals and surrendered 36 for a goal differential of -5. The Predators have a record of 3-4-3 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 4-8 while their over/under record sits at 5-6-1.
Vladimir Tarasenko has accumulated 11 total points this season for the Blues. He has 5 goals this season with 54 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 6 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Paul Stastny has averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 20% by scoring 4 goals on 20 shots. He has 5 assists giving him a total of 9 points on the season. Jake Allen has 5 wins and 3 losses this season in net for the Blues. He has had 238 shots against him and has given up 23 goals. He has made 215 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
P.K. Subban has accumulated 8 total points this season for the Predators. He has 3 goals this season with 30 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 5 assists on the season and averages 25 minutes played per game. Viktor Arvidsson has averaged 15 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 11% by scoring 4 goals on 36 shots. He has 3 assists giving him a total of 7 points on the season. Pekka Rinne has 3 wins and 4 losses this season in net for the Predators. He has had 307 shots against him and has given up 24 goals. He has made 283 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Blues have 16 total points this season. They have scored 31 goals while giving up 34 goals. They have had 48 power play opportunities and have scored 8 goals on those chances for a percentage of 17%. The Blues have allowed 52 power play opportunities and given up 5 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 90%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.05% for the season to this point. They allow 26 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Predators have a total of 11 points on the season. They have 12 power play goals on 45 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 27%. They have allowed 39 power play opportunities and have given up 9 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 77%. As a team, the Blues have a total of 31 goals scored while they've given up 36 goals to this point. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.45%. As a team they give up 32 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
St. Louis has a Corsi percentage of 52.7% as they've attempted 716 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 642 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 53.4% as they have 538 attempts while they've given up 470 shots on the defensive end. The Blues start possessions in the offensive zone 53.3% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 46.7% for the season. They have 382 face off wins compared to 385 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 49.8%. On defense St. Louis has 250 hits and they've blocked 172 shots from the opposition.
Nashville has attempted 702 shots at full strength and they've given up 717 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 49.5% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 48.1% as they have 502 shots while they've given up 542 attempts on defense. The Predators have an offensive zone percentage of 50.9% and their defensive zone percentage is 49.1% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 48.7% as they've compiled 359 face off wins this season and they have suffered 378 face off losses. On defense Nashville has blocked 175 shot attempts and they have 246 hits as a unit.
St. Louis Blues Betting Trends
The St. Louis Blues are 7-6 straight up
The St. Louis Blues are 4-7-2 against the over/under
Nashville Predators Betting Trends
The Nashville Predators are 4-8 straight up
The Nashville Predators are 5-6-1 against the over/under
St. Louis Blues Injuries
11/06/16 D Joel Edmundson Upper Body out indefinitely
10/29/16 D Robert Bortuzzo Knee out indefinitely
Nashville Predators Injuries
11/08/16 C Mike Fisher Upper Body "?" Thursday vs St Louis
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
Josh's Pick: Take St. Louis -105
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