Colorado Avalanche at Nashville Predators NHL Picks & Predictions 11/27/2018
Tuesday, November 27, 2018
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The Colorado Avalanche head to Bridgestone Arena to take on the Nashville Predators on Tuesday, November 27, 2018. The opening line for this contest has the Avalanche at +115 and the Predators at -140.
Colorado has a record of 13-6-4 this year. They are 3rd in the Central Division. They've tallied 86 goals and surrendered 65 goals for a point differential of +21. For the year they have an ATS mark of 13-10-0 and an over/under record of 12-11-0. Nashville has a record of 17-6-1 this season. They are 1st in the Central Division. They have scored 81 goals and given up 58 for a goal differential of +23. Their record against the spread is 17-7-0 while their over/under mark is 11-12-0.
Valuable Colorado Avalanche Betting Trends
The Colorado Avalanche are 13-10-0 straight up this year
The Colorado Avalanche are 12-11-0 against the over/under this season
Important Nashville Predators Betting Trends
The Nashville Predators are 17-7-0 straight up this year
The Nashville Predators are 11-12-0 against the over/under this season
Key Colorado Avalanche Injuries
10/18/18 LW J.T. Compher Head is out indefinitely
10/04/18 D Anton Lindholm Undisclosed is out indefinitely
10/04/18 D Conor Timmins Concussion is out indefinitely
10/01/18 RW Sven Andrighetto Lower Body is out indefinitely
Key Nashville Predators Injuries
11/25/18 C Kyle Turris Undisclosed is out indefinitely
11/15/18 D P.K. Subban Undisclosed IR (11/15)
11/12/18 LW Viktor Arvidsson Upper Body IR (11/12)
10/25/18 D Dan Hamhuis Undisclosed is out indefinitely
Nathan MacKinnon has scored 35 total points this year for the Avalanche. He has 15 goals this season with 99 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 15%. He has a total of 20 assists on the year and averages 22.1 minutes played per contest. Mikko Rantanen averages 20.9 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 19% by tallying 10 goals on 53 attempts. He has 28 assists, giving him a total of 38 points on the year. Semyon Varlamov has 8 wins and 5 losses this season in goal for the Avalanche. He has 470 shots against him and he's surrendered 35 goals. He's made 435 stops for a save percentage of 93%.
Ryan Johansen has 21 total points this season for the Predators. He has 4 goals this year with 45 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 17 assists on the year and averages 19.8 minutes played per contest. Filip Forsberg averages 19.1 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 17% by scoring 14 goals on 82 attempts. He has 7 assists, giving him a total of 21 points on the year. Pekka Rinne has 10 wins and 2 losses this season in net for the Predators. He has 414 shots against him and he's given up 24 goals. He's made 390 saves for a save percentage of 94%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Avalanche have 30 total points this year, which is 7th in the NHL. They've scored 86 goals while giving up 65 scores, which has them ranked 2nd and 24th respectively. They have had 79 power play chances and scored 24 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 30%. That is 2nd in the league. The Avalanche have given up 87 power play opportunities and surrendered 17 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%, ranking them 15th when short-handed. They average 31 shots per contest and as a team shoot 12.10% for the year. They allow 32 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 91%, which is 7th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
The Predators are 2nd in the league with a total of 35 points this season. They have 14 power play goals on 92 chances for a percentage of 15%. That is 29th in the NHL. They've given up 78 power play opportunities and surrendered 14 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%, ranking 7th overall. As a team, the Predators are 5th with a total of 81 goals scored while they've given up 58 goals this season, ranking 30th in goals against. They average 33 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 10.34%. As a unit they give up 30 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 92%, putting them 3rd overall in the NHL.
Colorado is 25th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 47.7%, as they've attempted 1,259 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,379 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 48% as they have 947 attempts while they have given up 1,024 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 24th in the league. The Avalanche start possessions in the offensive zone 52.8% of the time, which is 8th in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 47.2% for the season. That is 24th overall in the NHL. They have 653 face-off wins compared to 748 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 46.6%. That ranks them 30th in the league. On defense Colorado has 458 hits and they have blocked 355 shots from the opposition, putting them 7th overall.
The Predators are 9th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 52.7% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 47.3% for the season, which is 23rd in the NHL. They have 807 face-off wins compared to 729 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 52.5%. That is 3rd in the league. On defense Nashville has 365 hits and they have blocked 294 shots from the opposition, which is 29th in the league. Nashville is 5th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 52.8% as they've attempted 1,402 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,255 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 52.8% ranks 6th as they have 1,073 attempts while they have given up 961 shots on the defensive end.
Who will win tonight's Avalanche/Predators NHL game against the spread? Josh's Pick: Take Nashville -140
Josh's Pick: Take Nashville -140
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