Nashville Predators at Vancouver Canucks NHL Picks & Parlay 12/13/2017
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
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The Nashville Predators head to Rogers Arena to take on the Vancouver Canucks on Wednesday, December 13, 2017. The opening line for this contest has the Predators at -140 and the Canucks at +127.
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Nashville has a record of 18-7-4 this year and away from home they have a record of 7-5-2. They are 3rd in the Central Division. They've tallied 95 goals and surrendered 84 goals for a point differential of +11. For the year they have an ATS mark of 18-11-0 and an over/under record of 16-13-0. Vancouver has a record of 14-13-4, including 5-6-3 on home ice this year. They are 6th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 82 goals and have given up 90 for a goal differential of -8. Their record against the spread is 14-17-0 while their over/under mark is 16-15-0.
Valuable Nashville Predators Betting Trends
The Nashville Predators are 18-11-0 straight up this year
The Nashville Predators are 16-13-0 against the over/under this season
Important Vancouver Canucks Betting Trends
The Vancouver Canucks are 14-17-0 straight up this year
The Vancouver Canucks are 16-15-0 against the over/under this season
Key Nashville Predators Injuries
12/08/17 C Ryan Johansen Upper Body is "?" Wednesday vs Vancouver
11/14/17 LW Scott Hartnell Lower Body IR (11/11)
10/02/17 D Ryan Ellis Knee IR (10/03)
Key Vancouver Canucks Injuries
12/11/17 LW Sven Baertschi Facial is out indefinitely
12/07/17 C Bo Horvat Foot is out indefinitely
11/27/17 C Brandon Sutter Upper Body IR (11/25)
11/27/17 D Erik Gudbranson Upper Body IR (11/23)
Pekka Rinne has 16 wins and 4 losses this season in goal for the Predators. He has 756 shots against him and he's surrendered 56 goals. He's made 700 stops for a save percentage of 93%. Viktor Arvidsson has scored 21 total points this year for the Predators. He has 10 goals this season with 98 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 11 assists on the year and averages 18.6 minutes played per contest. Filip Forsberg averages 18.2 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 18% by tallying 14 goals on 77 attempts. He has 15 assists, giving him a total of 29 points on the year.
Thomas Vanek has 18 total points this season for the Canucks. He has 7 goals this year with 56 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 11 assists on the year and averages 13.5 minutes played per contest. Jacob Markstrom has 8 wins and 10 losses this season in net for the Canucks. He has 630 shots against him and he's given up 56 goals. He's made 574 saves for a save percentage of 91%. Brock Boeser averages 16.2 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 21% by scoring 16 goals on 76 attempts. He has 12 assists, giving him a total of 28 points on the year.
Useful Team Statistics
The Predators have given up 123 power play opportunities and surrendered 21 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83% this season. That is 7th in the league. They average 30 shots per contest and as a team shoot 10.86% for the year. They allow 33 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 92%, ranking them 8th in the NHL at stopping the puck. The Predators are 6th overall with 40 total points this year. They are 9th in the league with 95 goals and 24th in goals allowed with 84. They've had 111 power play chances and scored 29 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 26%. That is 3rd in the NHL.
Useful Team Statistics
As a team, the Canucks are 24th with a total of 82 goals scored while they are 18th with 90 goals surrendered this season. They average 29 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 9.10%. As a unit they give up 31 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 91%, putting them 16th in the league. The Canucks have a total of 32 points this season, which is 21st in the NHL. They have had 22 power play goals on 107 chances for a percentage of 21%. That is 8th overall. They've given up 109 power play opportunities and surrendered 22 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%, ranking 20th when short-handed.
Nashville has a Corsi percentage of 48.5% as they've tried 1,617 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 1,716 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. That ranks them 18th in Corsi percentage. They are 19th in the NHL in Fenwick percentage with 48.6% as they have 1,221 shots while they've given up 1,290 attempts on defense. The Predators start possessions in the offensive zone 44.4% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 55.6% for the year. That puts them 31st and 1st in the league in zone percentages respectively. They have 994 face-off wins as opposed to 890 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 52.8%. That is 3rd overall in the NHL. On defense Nashville has 629 hits and they've blocked 426 attempts from opposing offenses, which is 23rd in the league.
The Canucks are 17th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 50.7% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 49.3% for the season, which is 17th in the NHL. They have 922 face-off wins compared to 955 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 49.1%. That is 25th in the league. On defense Vancouver has 530 hits and they have blocked 383 shots from the opposition, which is 30th in the league. Vancouver is 25th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 48.4% as they've attempted 1,617 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,722 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 47.4% ranks 29th as they have 1,208 attempts while they have given up 1,339 shots on the defensive end.
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