Thursday, March 24, 2016
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The Vancouver Canucks travel to Bridgestone Arena to play the Nashville Predators on Thursday, March 24, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Canucks at +210 and the Predators at -260. The over/under has been set at 5.
Vancouver comes into this matchup having played 72 games. They have an overall record of 27-33-12 and on the road they have a record of 14-14-7. Currently they are 6th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 167 goals and given up 207 goals for a point differential of -40. The Canucks have 12 overtime losses including 3 of them in a shootout. In the past 10 games they have an overall record of 3-7-0. For the season they have an ATS record of 27-45 and an over/under record of 27-29-16. Nashville shows up with a record of 37-23-13 including 19-10-6 at home this season. They are 4th in the Central Division. They've scored 202 goals and surrendered 187 for a goal differential of +15. The Predators have 13 losses in OT and 1 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 6-2-2 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 36-36 while their over/under record sits at 28-30-15.
Daniel Sedin has accumulated 58 total points this season for the Canucks. He has 26 goals this season with 235 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 32 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Henrik Sedin has averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 11 goals on 87 shots. He has 39 assists giving him a total of 50 points on the season. Ryan Miller has 15 wins and 22 losses this season in net for the Canucks. He has had 1,451 shots against him and has given up 121 goals. He has made 1,330 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Shea Weber has accumulated 46 total points this season for the Predators. He has 17 goals this season with 167 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 0%. He has a total of 29 assists on the season and averages 0 minutes played per game. Filip Forsberg has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 14% by scoring 30 goals on 222 shots. He has 24 assists giving him a total of 54 points on the season. Pekka Rinne has 30 wins and 19 losses this season in net for the Predators. He has had 1,592 shots against him and has given up 143 goals. He has made 1,449 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
The Canucks have 66 total points this season. They have scored 163 goals while giving up 204 goals. They have had 218 power play opportunities and have scored 36 goals on those chances for a percentage of 17%. The Canucks have allowed 221 power play opportunities and given up 40 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. They average 29 shots per game and as a team are shooting 7.92% for the season to this point. They allow 32 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Predators have a total of 87 points on the season. They have 46 power play goals on 232 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 20%. They have allowed 221 power play opportunities and have given up 42 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. As a team, the Canucks have a total of 199 goals scored while they've given up 186 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.97%. As a team they give up 27 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Vancouver has a Corsi percentage of 47.8% as they've attempted 3,718 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,063 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 47.4% as they have 2,808 attempts while they've given up 3,111 shots on the defensive end. The Canucks start possessions in the offensive zone 51% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 49% for the season. They have 1,935 face off wins compared to 2,353 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 45.1%. On defense Vancouver has 1,331 hits and they've blocked 952 shots from the opposition.
Nashville has attempted 4,066 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,782 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 51.8% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 53% as they have 3,046 shots while they've given up 2,700 attempts on defense. The Predators have an offensive zone percentage of 51.8% and their defensive zone percentage is 48.2% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 49.3% as they've compiled 2,159 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,219 face off losses. On defense Nashville has blocked 1,082 shot attempts and they have 1,677 hits as a unit.
Vancouver Canucks Betting Trends
The Vancouver Canucks are 27-45 straight up
The Vancouver Canucks are 27-29-16 against the over/under
Nashville Predators Betting Trends
The Nashville Predators are 36-36 straight up
The Nashville Predators are 28-30-15 against the over/under
Vancouver Canucks Injuries
03/22/16 D Christopher Tanev Back "?" Thursday vs Nashville
03/22/16 RW Derek Dorsett Upper Body "?" Thursday vs Nashville
03/22/16 RW Jannik Hansen Ribs "?" Thursday vs Nashville
03/22/16 RW Radim Vrbata Knee out for season
03/22/16 D Yannick Weber Upper Body "?" Thursday vs Nashville
03/15/16 C Markus Granlund Upper Body out indefinitely
03/15/16 D Luca Sbisa Shoulder out indefinitely
02/10/16 D Alexander Edler Fibula out for season
02/10/16 C Brandon Sutter Jaw out for season
Nashville Predators Injuries
03/23/16 D Anthony Bitetto Lower Body "?" Thursday vs. Vancouver
03/07/16 C Paul Gaustad Upper Body out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Nashville
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