Nashville Predators at Columbus Blue Jackets NHL Picks & Predictions 11/7/2017
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
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The Nashville Predators head to Nationwide Arena to take on the Columbus Blue Jackets on Tuesday, November 7, 2017. The opening line for this contest has the Predators at +127 and the Blue Jackets at -140.
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Nashville has a record of 7-5-2 this year and away from home they have a record of 4-4-1. They are 5th in the Central Division. They have tallied 37 goals and surrendered 41 goals for a point differential of -4. For the year they have an ATS mark of 7-7-0 and an over/under record of 6-8-0. Columbus has a record of 9-4-1 including 5-2-0 on home ice this year. They are 2nd in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 48 goals and have given up 38 for a goal differential of +10. Their record against the spread is 9-5-0 while their over/under mark is 8-6-0.
Valuable Nashville Predators Betting Trends
The Nashville Predators are 7-7-0 straight up this year
The Nashville Predators are 6-8-0 against the over/under this season
Important Columbus Blue Jackets Betting Trends
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 9-5-0 straight up this year
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 8-6-0 against the over/under this season
Key Nashville Predators Injuries
11/06/17 C Kyle Turris Personal is OUT Tuesday vs. Columbus
10/20/17 C Nick Bonino Undisclosed IR (10/20)
10/02/17 D Ryan Ellis Knee IR (10/03)
Key Columbus Blue Jackets Injuries
11/06/17 LW Matt Calvert Upper Body IR (11/06)
11/05/17 RW Cam Atkinson Hip IR (10/28)
11/05/17 D Gabriel Carlsson Upper Body is upgraded to probable Monday vs. NY Rangers
10/23/17 LW Lukas Sedlak Ankle IR (10/22)
Roman Josi has scored 8 total points this year for the Predators. He has 4 goals this season with 48 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 4 assists on the year and averages 25.5 minutes played per contest. Filip Forsberg averages 18.3 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 20% by tallying 8 goals on 40 attempts. He has 6 assists, giving him a total of 14 points on the year. Pekka Rinne has 6 wins and 2 losses this season in goal for the Predators. He has 313 shots against him and he's surrendered 22 goals. He's made 291 stops for a save percentage of 93%.
Seth Jones has 11 total points this season for the Blue Jackets. He has 3 goals this year with 36 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 8 assists on the year and averages 23.8 minutes played per contest. Zach Werenski averages 22.6 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 4 goals on 41 attempts. He has 5 assists, giving him a total of 9 points on the year. Sergei Bobrovsky has 8 wins and 2 losses this season in net for the Blue Jackets. He has 343 shots against him and he's given up 25 goals. He's made 318 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Predators have 16 total points this year, which is 15th in the NHL. They've scored 37 goals while giving up 41 scores, which has them ranked 24th and 18th respectively. They have had 59 power play chances and scored 13 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 22%. That is 9th in the league. The Predators have given up 69 power play opportunities and surrendered 12 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83%, ranking them 10th when short-handed. They average 29 shots per contest and as a team shoot 9.05% for the year. They allow 30 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 91%, which is 16th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
The Blue Jackets are 4th in the league with a total of 19 points this season. They have 5 power play goals on 43 chances for a percentage of 12%. That is 31st in the NHL. They've given up 36 power play opportunities and surrendered 6 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83%, ranking 7th overall. As a team, the Blue Jackets are 8th with a total of 48 goals scored while they've given up 38 goals this season, ranking 22nd in goals against. They average 37 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 9.39%. As a unit they give up 32 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 92%, putting them 9th overall in the NHL.
Nashville has a Corsi percentage of 50% as they've tried 774 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 774 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. That ranks them 19th in Corsi percentage. They are 16th in the NHL in Fenwick percentage with 50.1% as they have 583 shots while they've given up 581 attempts on defense. The Predators start possessions in the offensive zone 47.8% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 52.2% for the year. That puts them 23rd and 6th in the league in zone percentages respectively. They have 456 face-off wins as opposed to 419 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 52.1%. That is 7th overall in the NHL. On defense Nashville has 316 hits and they've blocked 193 attempts from opposing offenses, which is 21st in the league.
The Blue Jackets are 13th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 52.4% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 47.6% for the season, which is 19th in the NHL. They have 399 face-off wins compared to 478 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 45.5%. That is 29th in the league. On defense Columbus has 279 hits and they have blocked 193 shots from the opposition, which is 20th in the league. Columbus is 4th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 52.5% as they've attempted 868 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 786 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 53.2% ranks 5th as they have 673 attempts while they have given up 593 shots on the defensive end.
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