Thursday, January 19, 2017
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The Nashville Predators travel to Scotiabank Saddledome to play the Calgary Flames on Thursday, January 19, 2017.
Nashville comes into this matchup having played 44 games. They have an overall record of 20-17-7 and on the road they have a record of 8-12-2. Currently they are 4th in the Central Division. They've scored 119 goals and given up 115 goals for a point differential of +4. The Predators have an overall record of 5-4-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 19-24 and an over/under record of 19-21-4. Calgary shows up with a record of 24-20-3 including 13-11-0 at home this season. They are 4th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 124 goals and surrendered 127 for a goal differential of -3. The Flames have a record of 5-4-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 22-23 while their over/under record sits at 18-23-6.
Ryan Johansen has accumulated 30 total points this season for the Predators. He has 7 goals this season with 94 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 7%. He has a total of 23 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Viktor Arvidsson has averaged 16 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 8% by scoring 10 goals on 133 shots. He has 15 assists giving him a total of 25 points on the season. Pekka Rinne has 16 wins and 12 losses this season in net for the Predators. He has had 997 shots against him and has given up 79 goals. He has made 918 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Mikael Backlund has accumulated 32 total points this season for the Flames. He has 14 goals this season with 110 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 18 assists on the season and averages 17 minutes played per game. Johnny Gaudreau has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 10 goals on 103 shots. He has 18 assists giving him a total of 28 points on the season. Chad Johnson has 16 wins and 10 losses this season in net for the Flames. He has had 781 shots against him and has given up 60 goals. He has made 721 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Predators have 47 total points this season. They have scored 119 goals while giving up 115 goals. They have had 144 power play opportunities and have scored 26 goals on those chances for a percentage of 18%. The Predators have allowed 134 power play opportunities and given up 23 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83%. They average 31 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.74% for the season to this point. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Flames have a total of 51 points on the season. They have 32 power play goals on 152 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 21%. They have allowed 174 power play opportunities and have given up 32 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. As a team, the Predators have a total of 124 goals scored while they've given up 127 goals to this point. They average 29 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.14%. As a team they give up 28 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Nashville has a Corsi percentage of 51% as they've attempted 2,557 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,460 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 50.5% as they have 1,894 attempts while they've given up 1,857 shots on the defensive end. The Predators start possessions in the offensive zone 50.8% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 49.2% for the season. They have 1,286 face off wins compared to 1,354 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 48.7%. On defense Nashville has 904 hits and they've blocked 603 shots from the opposition.
Calgary has attempted 2,539 shots at full strength and they've given up 2,531 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 50.1% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 49.6% as they have 1,865 shots while they've given up 1,897 attempts on defense. The Flames have an offensive zone percentage of 48.8% and their defensive zone percentage is 51.2% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 49.6% as they've compiled 1,411 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,433 face off losses. On defense Calgary has blocked 634 shot attempts and they have 897 hits as a unit.
Nashville Predators Betting Trends
The Nashville Predators are 19-24 straight up
The Nashville Predators are 19-21-4 against the over/under
Calgary Flames Betting Trends
The Calgary Flames are 22-23 straight up
The Calgary Flames are 18-23-6 against the over/under
Nashville Predators Injuries
12/28/16 D P.K. Subban Upper Body out indefinitely
10/17/16 RW Miikka Salomaki Upper Body out indefinitely
01/13/17 LW Colin Wilson Lower Body out indefinitely
01/13/17 D Roman Josi Head out indefinitely
Calgary Flames Injuries
10/09/16 D Ladislav Smid Neck out for season
01/17/17 LW Micheal Ferland Lower Body "?" Thursday vs Nashville
Tony's Pick: Take Nashville
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