Tuesday, December 13, 2016
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The St. Louis Blues travel to Bridgestone Arena to play the Nashville Predators on Tuesday, December 13, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Blues at +109 and the Predators at -120. The over/under has been set at 5.
St. Louis comes into this matchup having played 29 games. They have an overall record of 16-9-4 and on the road they have a record of 4-8-1. Currently they are 2nd in the Central Division. They've scored 79 goals and given up 79 goals for a point differential of 0. The Blues have an overall record of 6-3-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 15-13 and an over/under record of 10-13-6. Nashville shows up with a record of 12-11-4 including 9-2-2 at home this season. They are 5th in the Central Division. They've scored 78 goals and surrendered 78 for a goal differential of 0. The Predators have a record of 5-4-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 12-15 while their over/under record sits at 14-11-2.
Paul Stastny has accumulated 15 total points this season for the Blues. He has 7 goals this season with 46 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 15%. He has a total of 8 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Vladimir Tarasenko has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 14 goals on 106 shots. He has 18 assists giving him a total of 32 points on the season. Jake Allen has 14 wins and 5 losses this season in net for the Blues. He has had 587 shots against him and has given up 53 goals. He has made 534 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Viktor Arvidsson has accumulated 17 total points this season for the Predators. He has 9 goals this season with 90 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 8 assists on the season and averages 16 minutes played per game. P.K. Subban has averaged 25 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 7 goals on 72 shots. He has 10 assists giving him a total of 17 points on the season. Pekka Rinne has 11 wins and 7 losses this season in net for the Predators. He has had 648 shots against him and has given up 52 goals. He has made 596 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Blues have 36 total points this season. They have scored 79 goals while giving up 79 goals. They have had 100 power play opportunities and have scored 21 goals on those chances for a percentage of 21%. The Blues have allowed 106 power play opportunities and given up 13 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 88%. They average 29 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.38% for the season to this point. They allow 27 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%.
The Predators have a total of 28 points on the season. They have 20 power play goals on 98 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 20%. They have allowed 87 power play opportunities and have given up 16 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. As a team, the Blues have a total of 78 goals scored while they've given up 78 goals to this point. They average 32 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.97%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
St. Louis has a Corsi percentage of 51.8% as they've attempted 1,555 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,447 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 52.4% as they have 1,178 attempts while they've given up 1,068 shots on the defensive end. The Blues start possessions in the offensive zone 51.9% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 48.1% for the season. They have 862 face off wins compared to 814 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 51.4%. On defense St. Louis has 548 hits and they've blocked 379 shots from the opposition.
Nashville has attempted 1,640 shots at full strength and they've given up 1,507 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 52.1% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 51.3% as they have 1,207 shots while they've given up 1,147 attempts on defense. The Predators 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 49.8% as they've compiled 828 face off wins this season and they have suffered 833 face off losses. On defense Nashville has blocked 360 shot attempts and they have 547 hits as a unit.
St. Louis Blues Betting Trends
The St. Louis Blues are 15-13 straight up
The St. Louis Blues are 10-13-6 against the over/under
Nashville Predators Betting Trends
The Nashville Predators are 12-15 straight up
The Nashville Predators are 14-11-2 against the over/under
St. Louis Blues Injuries
12/05/16 D Robert Bortuzzo Lower Body out indefinitely
Nashville Predators Injuries
11/30/16 D Anthony Bitetto Hand out 6 weeks
11/27/16 C Colton Sissons Upper Body out indefinitely
11/27/16 D Ryan Ellis Upper Body out indefinitely
11/26/16 D Matt Carle None has retired
10/17/16 RW Miikka Salomaki Upper Body expected to miss 6-8 weeks
Josh's Pick: Take Nashville -120
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