Saturday, January 14, 2017
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The Nashville Predators travel to Pepsi Center to play the Colorado Avalanche on Saturday, January 14, 2017.
Nashville comes into this matchup having played 42 games. They have an overall record of 19-16-7 and on the road they have a record of 7-11-2. Currently they are 4th in the Central Division. They've scored 116 goals and given up 112 goals for a point differential of +4. The Predators have an overall record of 4-4-2 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 18-23 and an over/under record of 19-19-4. Colorado shows up with a record of 13-26-1 including 5-14-1 at home this season. They are 7th in the Central Division. They've scored 80 goals and surrendered 134 for a goal differential of -54. The Avalanche have a record of 2-8-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 13-27 while their over/under record sits at 16-19-5.
Ryan Johansen has accumulated 29 total points this season for the Predators. He has 7 goals this season with 91 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 22 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 129 shots. He has 15 assists giving him a total of 25 points on the season. Pekka Rinne has 15 wins and 11 losses this season in net for the Predators. He has had 941 shots against him and has given up 76 goals. He has made 865 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Matt Duchene has accumulated 24 total points this season for the Avalanche. He has 13 goals this season with 89 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 15%. He has a total of 11 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Nathan MacKinnon has averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 8% by scoring 11 goals on 134 shots. He has 17 assists giving him a total of 28 points on the season. Semyon Varlamov has 6 wins and 15 losses this season in net for the Avalanche. He has had 687 shots against him and has given up 68 goals. He has made 619 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
The Predators have 45 total points this season. They have scored 116 goals while giving up 112 goals. They have had 139 power play opportunities and have scored 26 goals on those chances for a percentage of 19%. The Predators have allowed 130 power play opportunities and given up 23 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. They average 31 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.93% for the season to this point. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Avalanche have a total of 27 points on the season. They have 18 power play goals on 135 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 13%. They have allowed 154 power play opportunities and have given up 34 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 78%. As a team, the Predators have a total of 80 goals scored while they've given up 134 goals to this point. They average 28 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 7.05%. As a team they give up 32 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
Nashville has a Corsi percentage of 51.1% as they've attempted 2,463 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,357 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 50.5% as they have 1,818 attempts while they've given up 1,783 shots on the defensive end. The Predators start possessions in the offensive zone 51.2% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 48.8% for the season. They have 1,229 face off wins compared to 1,281 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 49%. On defense Nashville has 865 hits and they've blocked 574 shots from the opposition.
Colorado has attempted 2,055 shots at full strength and they've given up 2,324 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 46.9% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 46.8% as they have 1,538 shots while they've given up 1,751 attempts on defense. The Avalanche have an offensive zone percentage of 47.9% and their defensive zone percentage is 52.1% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 53.2% as they've compiled 1,299 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,142 face off losses. On defense Colorado has blocked 573 shot attempts and they have 892 hits as a unit.
Nashville Predators Betting Trends
The Nashville Predators are 18-23 straight up
The Nashville Predators are 19-19-4 against the over/under
Colorado Avalanche Betting Trends
The Colorado Avalanche are 13-27 straight up
The Colorado Avalanche are 16-19-5 against the over/under
Nashville Predators Injuries
12/28/16 D P.K. Subban Upper Body out indefinitely
11/30/16 D Anthony Bitetto Hand out 6 weeks
10/17/16 RW Miikka Salomaki Upper Body out indefinitely
01/12/17 LW Colin Wilson Lower Body "?" Saturday vs Colorado
01/12/17 RW James Neal Upper Body "?" Saturday vs Colorado
01/12/17 D Roman Josi Upper Body injured last game, "?" Saturday vs Colorado
Colorado Avalanche Injuries
12/04/16 D Erik Johnson Fibula expected to miss 6-8 weeks
Josh's Pick: Take Nashville
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