Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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The Nashville Predators travel to TD Garden to play the Boston Bruins on Tuesday, March 28, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Predators at +113 and the Bruins at -125. The over/under has been set at 5.
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Nashville comes into this matchup having played 74 games. They have an overall record of 38-25-11 and on the road they have a record of 15-17-4. Currently they are 3rd in the Central Division. They've scored 222 goals and given up 205 goals for a point differential of +17. The Predators have an overall record of 6-2-2 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 36-36 and an over/under record of 40-29-5. Boston shows up with a record of 39-30-6 including 19-16-0 at home this season. They are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 214 goals and surrendered 202 for a goal differential of +12. The Bruins have a record of 5-5-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 37-36 while their over/under record sits at 36-31-8.
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Valuable Nashville Predators Betting Trends
The Nashville Predators are 36-36 straight up
The Nashville Predators are 40-29-5 against the over/under
Important Boston Bruins Betting Trends
The Boston Bruins are 37-36 straight up
The Boston Bruins are 36-31-8 against the over/under
Key Nashville Predators Injuries
10/17/16 RW Miikka Salomaki Lower Body out indefinitely
03/26/17 C Calle Jarnkrok Head probable Monday vs. NY Islanders
03/25/17 C Mike Fisher Lower Body "?" Monday vs. NY Islanders
Key Boston Bruins Injuries
03/25/17 LW Matt Beleskey Personal "?" Tuesday vs. Nashville
03/25/17 GO Tuukka Rask Lower Body "?" Tuesday vs. Nashville
03/13/17 C Tim Schaller Lower Body out indefinitely
Ryan Johansen has accumulated 57 total points this season for the Predators. He has 12 goals this season with 141 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 45 assists on the season and averages 18.8 minutes played per game. Viktor Arvidsson has averaged 17 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 28 goals on 223 shots. He has 27 assists giving him a total of 55 points on the season. Pekka Rinne has 30 wins and 16 losses this season in net for the Predators. He has had 1,612 shots against him and has given up 135 goals. He has made 1,477 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Brad Marchand has accumulated 80 total points this season for the Bruins. He has 37 goals this season with 217 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 17%. He has a total of 43 assists on the season and averages 19.6 minutes played per game. David Pastrnak has averaged 18.1 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 32 goals on 243 shots. He has 32 assists giving him a total of 64 points on the season. Tuukka Rask has 33 wins and 20 losses this season in net for the Bruins. He has had 1,470 shots against him and has given up 133 goals. He has made 1,337 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Predators have 87 total points this season. They have scored 222 goals while giving up 205 goals. They have had 229 power play opportunities and have scored 47 goals on those chances for a percentage of 21%. The Predators have allowed 223 power play opportunities and given up 44 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. They average 31 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.62% for the season to this point. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bruins have a total of 84 points on the season. They have 48 power play goals on 229 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 21%. They have allowed 245 power play opportunities and have given up 37 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 85%. As a team, the Predators have a total of 214 goals scored while they've given up 202 goals to this point. They average 34 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.50%. As a team they give up 26 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
Nashville has a Corsi percentage of 50.9% as they've attempted 4,297 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,140 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 50.6% as they have 3,199 attempts while they've given up 3,127 shots on the defensive end. The Predators start possessions in the offensive zone 50.4% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 49.6% for the season. They have 2,336 face off wins compared to 2,221 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 51.3%. On defense Nashville has 1,518 hits and they've blocked 1,013 shots from the opposition.
Boston has attempted 4,614 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,788 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 54.9% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 55.6% as they have 3,508 shots while they've given up 2,805 attempts on defense. The Bruins have an offensive zone percentage of 53.9% and their defensive zone percentage is 46.1% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 53.1% as they've compiled 2,467 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,177 face off losses. On defense Boston has blocked 983 shot attempts and they have 1,614 hits as a unit.
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