Tuesday, February 2, 2016
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The St. Louis Blues travel to Bridgestone Arena to play the Nashville Predators on Tuesday, February 2, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Blues at -105 and the Predators at -115. The over/under has been set at 5.
St. Louis comes into this matchup having played 52 games. They have an overall record of 28-16-8 and on the road they have a record of 12-8-5. Currently they are 3rd in the Central Division. They've scored 129 goals and given up 128 goals for a point differential of +1. The Blues have 8 overtime losses including 3 of them in a shootout. In the past 10 games they have an overall record of 5-2-3. For the season they have an ATS record of 25-24 and an over/under record of 18-27-7. Nashville shows up with a record of 24-18-8 including 13-7-3 at home this season. They are 5th in the Central Division. They've scored 129 goals and surrendered 131 for a goal differential of -2. The Predators have 8 losses in OT and 1 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 5-4-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 22-26 while their over/under record sits at 17-22-11.
Vladimir Tarasenko has accumulated 46 total points this season for the Blues. He has 25 goals this season with 184 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 21 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Alex Steen has averaged 21 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 11% by scoring 15 goals on 140 shots. He has 27 assists giving him a total of 42 points on the season. Brian Elliott has 10 wins and 6 losses this season in net for the Blues. He has had 640 shots against him and has given up 47 goals. He has made 593 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Shea Weber has accumulated 31 total points this season for the Predators. He has 12 goals this season with 120 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 19 assists on the season and averages 25 minutes played per game. Filip Forsberg has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 14 goals on 146 shots. He has 16 assists giving him a total of 30 points on the season. Pekka Rinne has 19 wins and 15 losses this season in net for the Predators. He has had 1076 shots against him and has given up 101 goals. He has made 975 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
The Blues have 64 total points this season. They have scored 126 goals while giving up 125 goals. They have had 143 power play opportunities and have scored 28 goals on those chances for a percentage of 20%. The Blues have allowed 169 power play opportunities and given up 25 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 85%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.12% for the season to this point. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Predators have a total of 56 points on the season. They have 33 power play goals on 162 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 20%. They have allowed 153 power play opportunities and have given up 32 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 79%. As a team, the Blues have a total of 127 goals scored while they've given up 130 goals to this point. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.26%. As a team they give up 27 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
St. Louis has a Corsi percentage of 49.6% as they've attempted 2,810 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,850 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 50.1% as they have 2,106 attempts while they've given up 2,101 shots on the defensive end. The Blues start possessions in the offensive zone 49% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 51% for the season. They have 1,605 face off wins compared to 1,589 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 50.3%. On defense St. Louis has 1,238 hits and they've blocked 749 shots from the opposition.
Nashville has attempted 2,786 shots at full strength and they've given up 2,433 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 53.4% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 54.7% as they have 2,083 shots while they've given up 1,722 attempts on defense. The Predators have an offensive zone percentage of 52.8% and their defensive zone percentage is 47.2% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 49.3% as they've compiled 1,428 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,470 face off losses. On defense Nashville has blocked 711 shot attempts and they have 1,131 hits as a unit.
St. Louis Blues Betting Trends
The St. Louis Blues are 25-24 straight up
The St. Louis Blues are 18-27-7 against the over/under
Nashville Predators Betting Trends
The Nashville Predators are 22-26 straight up
The Nashville Predators are 17-22-11 against the over/under
St. Louis Blues Injuries
12/06/15 C Steve Ott Hamstring out 3 months
01/11/16 LW Magnus Paajarvi Upper Body out indefinitely
01/11/16 GO Jake Allen Knee out indefinitely
01/02/16 LW Jaden Schwartz Ankle expected to miss 4-6 weeks
Nashville Predators Injuries
11/28/15 LW Gabriel Bourque Upper Body out indefinitely
01/13/16 C Colin Wilson Lower Body out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Nashville
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