Thursday, February 23, 2017
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The Colorado Avalanche head to Bridgestone Arena to take on the Nashville Predators on Thursday, February 23, 2017. The opening line for this contest has the Avalanche at +222 and the Predators at -250. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
Colorado comes into this game having played 58 games. They have an overall record of 16-39-3 and away from home they have a record of 9-19-1. The currently are 7th in the Central Division. They've scored 114 goals and surrendered 192 goals for a point differential of -78. The Avalanche have an overall record of 3-6-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 16-42 and an over/under record of 22-26-10. Nashville shows up with a record of 28-22-9 including 16-7-7 at home this season. They are 4th in the Central Division. They've scored 169 goals and surrendered 165 for a goal differential of +4. The Predators have a record of 4-5-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 26-31 while their over/under record sits at 31-24-4.
Nathan MacKinnon has accumulated 39 total points this season for the Avalanche. He has 12 goals this season with 185 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 7%. He has a total of 27 assists on the season and averages 20.2 minutes played per game. Matt Duchene has averaged 18.7 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 16 goals on 124 shots. He has 20 assists giving him a total of 36 points on the season. Calvin Pickard has 10 wins and 19 losses this season in net for the Avalanche. He has had 986 shots against him and has given up 90 goals. He has made 896 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
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Viktor Arvidsson has accumulated 40 total points this season for the Predators. He has 18 goals this season with 181 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 22 assists on the season and averages 16.8 minutes played per game. Ryan Johansen has averaged 18.9 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 8% by scoring 9 goals on 120 shots. He has 32 assists giving him a total of 41 points on the season. Pekka Rinne has 22 wins and 15 losses this season in net for the Predators. He has had 1,288 shots against him and has given up 108 goals. He has made 1,180 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Avalanche have 35 total points this season. They have scored 114 goals while giving up 192 goals. They have had 178 power play opportunities and have scored 25 goals on those chances for a percentage of 14%. The Avalanche have allowed 208 power play opportunities and given up 45 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 78%. They average 28 shots per game and as a team are shooting 6.95% for the season to this point. They allow 32 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%.
The Predators have a total of 65 points on the season. They have 36 power play goals on 189 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 19%. They have allowed 185 power play opportunities and have given up 33 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. As a team, the Avalanche have a total of 169 goals scored while they've given up 165 goals to this point. They average 32 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.03%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Colorado has a Corsi percentage of 47.6% as they've attempted 3,005 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,303 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 47.2% as they have 2,262 attempts while they've given up 2,527 shots on the defensive end. The Avalanche start possessions in the offensive zone 48.9% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 51.1% for the season. They have 1,905 face off wins compared to 1,650 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 53.6%. On defense Colorado has 1,277 hits and they've blocked 776 shots from the opposition.
Nashville has attempted 3,470 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,297 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 51.3% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 50.7% as they have 2,577 shots while they've given up 2,504 attempts on defense. The Predators have an offensive zone percentage of 50.8% and their defensive zone percentage is 49.2% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 50.4% as they've compiled 1,842 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,810 face off losses. On defense Nashville has blocked 793 shot attempts and they have 1,219 hits as a unit.
Colorado Avalanche Betting Trends
The Colorado Avalanche are 16-42 straight up
The Colorado Avalanche are 22-26-10 against the over/under
Nashville Predators Betting Trends
The Nashville Predators are 26-31 straight up
The Nashville Predators are 31-24-4 against the over/under
Colorado Avalanche Injuries
12/04/16 D Erik Johnson Fibula out indefinitely
02/20/17 D Nikita Zadorov Ankle out for season
02/16/17 RW Rene Bourque Concussion out indefinitely
01/26/17 GO Semyon Varlamov Hip out for season
Nashville Predators Injuries
10/17/16 RW Miikka Salomaki Lower Body out indefinitely
02/21/17 D Cody McLeod Lower Body out indefinitely
01/20/17 C Cody Bass Lower Body out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Colorado +222
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