Chicago Blackhawks at Nashville Predators NHL Picks & Predictions 11/28/2017
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
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The Chicago Blackhawks travel to Bridgestone Arena to play the Nashville Predators on Tuesday, November 28, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Blackhawks at +174 and the Predators at -194.
Chicago has a record of 11-8-3 this season and on the road they have a record of 6-4-2. They are 4th in the Central Division. They've scored 67 goals and given up 57 goals for a point differential of +10. For the season they have an ATS record of 11-11-0 and an over/under record of 10-11-0. Nashville has a record of 14-6-3 including 8-1-1 at home this season. They are 3rd in the Central Division. They've scored 73 goals and surrendered 66 for a goal differential of +7. Their record against the spread is 14-9-0 while their over/under record is 12-11-0.
Valuable Chicago Blackhawks Betting Trends
The Chicago Blackhawks are 11-11-0 straight up this year
The Chicago Blackhawks are 10-11-0 against the over/under this season
Important Nashville Predators Betting Trends
The Nashville Predators are 14-9-0 straight up this year
The Nashville Predators are 12-11-0 against the over/under this season
Key Chicago Blackhawks Injuries
10/13/17 RW Jordin Tootoo Upper Body IR (10/03)
10/05/17 RW Marian Hossa Infection IR (10/03)
10/05/15 D Michal Rozsival Upper Body IR (10/03)
Key Nashville Predators Injuries
11/14/17 LW Scott Hartnell Lower Body IR (11/14)
11/14/17 D Yannick Weber Lower Body IR (11/14)
10/02/17 D Ryan Ellis Knee IR (10/03)
Corey Crawford has 10 wins and 7 losses this season in net for the Blackhawks. He has 596 shots against him and he's given up 39 goals. He's made 557 saves for a save percentage of 94%. Patrick Kane has accumulated 22 total points this season for the Blackhawks. He has 9 goals this year with 75 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 13 assists on the season and averages 19.6 minutes played per game. Jonathan Toews averages 19.9 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 6 goals on 63 shots. He has 10 assists, giving him a total of 16 points on the season.
Viktor Arvidsson has scored 16 total points this year for the Predators. He has 9 goals this season with 77 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 7 assists on the season and averages 18.5 minutes played per game. Pekka Rinne has 13 wins and 3 losses this year in goal for the Predators. He has 572 shots against him and he's surrendered 42 goals. He's made 530 saves for a save percentage of 93%. Filip Forsberg averages 18.2 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 18% by scoring 11 goals on 60 shots. He has 13 assists, giving him a total of 24 points on the season.
Useful Team Statistics
The Blackhawks have allowed 82 power play opportunities and have given up 12 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 85% this year. That is 3rd in the NHL. They average 35 shots per game and as a team shoot 8.76% for the season. They allow 34 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 93%, which is ranked 2nd in the league. The Blackhawks has 25 total points this season, ranking 17th in the NHL in offense. They are 18th in the league with 67 goals while they've given up 57 goals, which is 28th overall. They have had 92 power play opportunities and scored 15 goals on those chances for a percentage of 16%. That is 24th in the NHL.
Useful Team Statistics
As a team, the Predators are 10th with 73 goals scored while they are 23rd in the NHL with 66 goals allowed this year. They average 29 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 10.80%. They give up 31 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%, putting them in 12th place in the league. The Predators have a total of 31 points this year, which is 5th in the NHL. They have 23 power play goals on 90 opportunities for a percentage of 26%. That ranks their power play unit 3rd. They've allowed 105 power play opportunities and have given up 17 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%, which is 7th overall.
Chicago is 5th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 51.5%, as they've attempted 1,412 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,328 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 49.6% as they have 1,006 attempts while they have given up 1,022 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 15th in the league. The Blackhawks start possessions in the offensive zone 56.2% of the time, which is 2nd in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 43.8% for the season. That is 30th overall in the NHL. They have 684 face-off wins compared to 729 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 48.4%. That ranks them 26th in the league. On defense Chicago has 424 hits and they have blocked 306 shots from the opposition, putting them 27th overall.
The Predators start possessions in the offensive zone 44.9% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 55.1% for the year. That ranks them 30th and 2nd respectively in the NHL. They have 786 face-off wins as opposed to 706 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 52.7%. That is 3rd in the league. On defense Nashville has 502 hits and they've blocked 335 attempts from opposing offenses, ranking them 19th in blocked shots. Nashville is ranked 22nd in Corsi percentage with 49.1% as they've tried 1,280 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 1,326 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. Their Fenwick percentage is 21st in the NHL at 49.2%, as they have 958 shots while they've given up 991 attempts on defense.
Who will win tonight's Blackhawks/Predators NHL game against the spread? Tony's Pick: Take Nashville -194
Tony's Pick: Take Nashville -194
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