Boston Bruins at Nashville Predators NHL Parlay 11/3/2018
Saturday, November 3, 2018
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The Boston Bruins head to Bridgestone Arena to take on the Nashville Predators on Saturday, November 3, 2018. The opening line for this contest has the Bruins at +130 and the Predators at -175.
Boston has a record of 7-3-2 this year. They are 2nd in the Atlantic Division. They've tallied 37 goals and surrendered 29 goals for a point differential of +8. For the year they have an ATS mark of 7-5-0 and an over/under record of 4-8-0. Nashville has a record of 10-3-0 this season. They are 1st in the Central Division. They've scored 46 goals and given up 30 for a goal differential of +16. Their record against the spread is 9-3-0 while their over/under mark is 6-5-0.
Valuable Boston Bruins Betting Trends
The Boston Bruins are 7-5-0 straight up this year
The Boston Bruins are 4-8-0 against the over/under this season
Important Nashville Predators Betting Trends
The Nashville Predators are 9-3-0 straight up this year
The Nashville Predators are 6-5-0 against the over/under this season
Key Boston Bruins Injuries
11/02/18 RW David Backes Head is questionable Saturday vs Nashville
11/02/18 D Matt Grzelcyk Lower Body is questionable Saturday vs Nashville
10/30/18 D Charlie McAvoy Upper Body IR (10/18)
10/25/18 D Kevan Miller Upper Body is out 4-6 weeks
Key Nashville Predators Injuries
11/02/18 LW Viktor Arvidsson None is questionable Saturday vs Boston
11/02/18 LW Zac Rinaldo Lower Body is questionable Saturday vs Boston
10/25/18 D Dan Hamhuis None is out indefinitely
10/12/18 LW Austin Watson Suspension 18-game suspension (elgible to return 11/15)
Jaroslav Halak has 4 wins and no losses this season in goal for the Bruins. He has 190 shots against him and he's surrendered 10 goals. He's made 180 stops for a save percentage of 95%. Brad Marchand has scored 15 total points this year for the Bruins. He has 4 goals this season with 22 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 18%. He has a total of 11 assists on the year and averages 19.4 minutes played per contest. Patrice Bergeron averages 18.8 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 18% by tallying 7 goals on 38 attempts. He has 12 assists, giving him a total of 19 points on the year.
P.K. Subban has 10 total points this season for the Predators. He has 2 goals this year with 36 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 6%. He has a total of 8 assists on the year and averages 23.6 minutes played per contest. Pekka Rinne has 4 wins and 1 loss this season in net for the Predators. He has 184 shots against him and he's given up 11 goals. He's made 173 saves for a save percentage of 94%. Filip Forsberg averages 19.3 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 23% by scoring 10 goals on 44 attempts. He has 4 assists, giving him a total of 14 points on the year.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bruins have given up 38 power play opportunities and surrendered 9 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 76% this season. That is 21st in the league. They average 30 shots per contest and as a team shoot 10.31% for the year. They allow 30 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 92%, ranking them 7th in the NHL at stopping the puck. The Bruins are 5th overall with 16 total points this year. They are 18th in the league with 37 goals and 30th in goals allowed with 29. They've had 37 power play chances and scored 11 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 30%. That is 5th in the NHL.
Useful Team Statistics
As a team, the Predators are 2nd with a total of 46 goals scored while they are 29th with 30 goals surrendered this season. They average 30 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 11.83%. As a unit they give up 31 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 93%, putting them 5th in the league. The Predators have a total of 20 points this season, which is 1st in the NHL. They have had 6 power play goals on 46 chances for a percentage of 13%. That is 29th overall. They've given up 42 power play opportunities and surrendered 10 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 76%, ranking 22nd when short-handed.
Boston is 16th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 50%, as they've attempted 669 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 669 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 49.5% as they have 508 attempts while they have given up 519 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 19th in the league. The Bruins start possessions in the offensive zone 52.1% of the time, which is 12th in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 47.9% for the season. That is 20th overall in the NHL. They have 365 face-off wins compared to 351 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 51%. That ranks them 12th in the league. On defense Boston has 240 hits and they have blocked 150 shots from the opposition, putting them 28th overall.
The Predators are 15th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 51.3% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 48.7% for the season, which is 18th in the NHL. They have 415 face-off wins compared to 389 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 51.6%. That is 8th in the league. On defense Nashville has 197 hits and they have blocked 165 shots from the opposition, which is 22nd in the league. Nashville is 15th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 50.2% as they've attempted 707 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 702 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 50% ranks 18th as they have 536 attempts while they have given up 537 shots on the defensive end.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Boston +130 and over 5.5 total goals
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