Saturday, March 11, 2017
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The Nashville Predators head to SAP Center to take on the San Jose Sharks on Saturday, March 11, 2017. The opening line for this contest has the Predators at +136 and the Sharks at -150. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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Nashville comes into this game having played 67 games. They have an overall record of 32-24-11 and away from home they have a record of 13-16-4. The currently are 3rd in the Central Division. They've scored 197 goals and surrendered 191 goals for a point differential of +6. The Predators have an overall record of 5-2-3 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 30-35 and an over/under record of 37-25-5. San Jose shows up with a record of 40-19-7 including 21-7-4 at home this season. They are 1st in the Pacific Division. They've scored 184 goals and surrendered 154 for a goal differential of +30. The Sharks have a record of 7-1-2 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 38-26 while their over/under record sits at 16-31-19.
Ryan Johansen has accumulated 51 total points this season for the Predators. He has 10 goals this season with 129 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 41 assists on the season and averages 18.9 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 11% by scoring 23 goals on 202 shots. He has 24 assists giving him a total of 47 points on the season. Pekka Rinne has 25 wins and 16 losses this season in net for the Predators. He has had 1,476 shots against him and has given up 126 goals. He has made 1,350 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
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Joe Pavelski has accumulated 59 total points this season for the Sharks. He has 24 goals this season with 197 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 35 assists on the season and averages 19.2 minutes played per game. Brent Burns has averaged 24.9 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 27 goals on 260 shots. He has 43 assists giving him a total of 70 points on the season. Martin Jones has 31 wins and 16 losses this season in net for the Sharks. He has had 1,422 shots against him and has given up 120 goals. He has made 1,302 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Predators have 75 total points this season. They have scored 197 goals while giving up 191 goals. They have had 214 power play opportunities and have scored 44 goals on those chances for a percentage of 21%. The Predators have allowed 203 power play opportunities and given up 41 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. They average 31 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.35% for the season to this point. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Sharks have a total of 87 points on the season. They have 35 power play goals on 203 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 17%. They have allowed 173 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 184 goals scored while they've given up 154 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.20%. As a team they give up 28 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Nashville has a Corsi percentage of 50.9% as they've attempted 3,905 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,767 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 50.6% as they have 2,915 attempts while they've given up 2,846 shots on the defensive end. The Predators start possessions in the offensive zone 50.7% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 49.3% for the season. They have 2,114 face off wins compared to 2,040 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 50.9%. On defense has 1,378 hits and they've blocked 921 shots from the opposition.
San Jose has attempted 3,799 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,693 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 50.7% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 51.9% as they have 2,843 shots while they've given up 2,634 attempts on defense. The Sharks have an offensive zone percentage of 52.8% and their defensive zone percentage is 47.2% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 48.1% as they've compiled 1,851 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,997 face off losses. On defense has blocked 1,059 shot attempts and they have 1,244 hits as a unit.
Nashville Predators Betting Trends
The Nashville Predators are 30-35 straight up
The Nashville Predators are 37-25-5 against the over/under
San Jose Sharks Betting Trends
The San Jose Sharks are 38-26 straight up
The San Jose Sharks are 16-31-19 against the over/under
Nashville Predators Injuries
10/17/16 RW Miikka Salomaki Lower Body out indefinitely
03/07/17 RW PA Parenteau Finger "?" Thursday vs. Los Angeles
01/20/17 C Cody Bass Lower Body out for season
San Jose Sharks Injuries
03/09/17 D David Schlemko Lower Body is downgraded to doubtful Thursday vs. Washington
03/08/17 RW Jannik Hansen Acquired is upgraded to probable Thursday vs. Washington
01/23/17 C Micheal Haley Lower Body out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Nashville +136
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