Tuesday, February 7, 2017
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The Vancouver Canucks travel to Bridgestone Arena to play the Nashville Predators on Tuesday, February 7, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Canucks at +171 and the Predators at -190. The over/under has been set at 5.
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Vancouver comes into this matchup having played 52 games. They have an overall record of 23-23-6 and on the road they have a record of 6-15-3. Currently they are 6th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 123 goals and given up 150 goals for a point differential of -27. The Canucks have an overall record of 3-4-3 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 19-29 and an over/under record of 20-22-10. Nashville shows up with a record of 25-19-8 including 14-6-6 at home this season. They are 3rd in the Central Division. They've scored 142 goals and surrendered 135 for a goal differential of +7. The Predators have a record of 6-3-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 23-27 while their over/under record sits at 24-24-4.
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Bo Horvat has accumulated 33 total points this season for the Canucks. He has 15 goals this season with 96 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 16%. He has a total of 18 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Henrik Sedin has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 16% by scoring 11 goals on 67 shots. He has 21 assists giving him a total of 32 points on the season. Ryan Miller has 14 wins and 14 losses this season in net for the Canucks. He has had 992 shots against him and has given up 84 goals. He has made 908 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Ryan Johansen has accumulated 38 total points this season for the Predators. He has 9 goals this season with 111 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 29 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Viktor Arvidsson has averaged 17 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 8% by scoring 13 goals on 156 shots. He has 19 assists giving him a total of 32 points on the season. Pekka Rinne has 20 wins and 14 losses this season in net for the Predators. He has had 1,173 shots against him and has given up 91 goals. He has made 1,082 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Canucks have 52 total points this season. They have scored 123 goals while giving up 150 goals. They have had 153 power play opportunities and have scored 22 goals on those chances for a percentage of 14%. The Canucks have allowed 138 power play opportunities and given up 29 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 79%. They average 28 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.50% for the season to this point. They allow 31 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Predators have a total of 58 points on the season. They have 30 power play goals on 169 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 18%. They have allowed 159 power play opportunities and have given up 26 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%. As a team, the Canucks have a total of 142 goals scored while they've given up 135 goals to this point. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.67%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Vancouver has a Corsi percentage of 48.6% as they've attempted 2,706 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,859 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 47.4% as they have 2,003 attempts while they've given up 2,220 shots on the defensive end. The Canucks start possessions in the offensive zone 51.3% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 48.7% for the season. They have 1,656 face off wins compared to 1,519 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 52.2%. On defense Vancouver has 954 hits and they've blocked 639 shots from the opposition.
Nashville has attempted 3,049 shots at full strength and they've given up 2,902 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 51.2% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 50.6% as they have 2,257 shots while they've given up 2,201 attempts on defense. The Predators have an offensive zone percentage of 50.6% and their defensive zone percentage is 49.4% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 50.3% as they've compiled 1,595 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,578 face off losses. On defense Nashville has blocked 701 shot attempts and they have 1,083 hits as a unit.
Vancouver Canucks Betting Trends
The Vancouver Canucks are 19-29 straight up
The Vancouver Canucks are 20-22-10 against the over/under
Nashville Predators Betting Trends
The Nashville Predators are 23-27 straight up
The Nashville Predators are 24-24-4 against the over/under
Vancouver Canucks Injuries
12/18/16 D Erik Gudbranson Wrist out indefinitely
11/23/16 RW Derek Dorsett Neck out for season
01/15/17 RW Anton Rodin Knee out indefinitely
01/10/17 D Ben Hutton Hand out indefinitely
Nashville Predators Injuries
10/17/16 RW Miikka Salomaki Upper Body out indefinitely
01/20/17 C Cody Bass Lower Body out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Nashville -190
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