Nashville Predators at Toronto Maple Leafs NHL Picks & Predictions 2/7/2018
Wednesday, February 7, 2018
Air Canada Centre
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The Nashville Predators travel to Air Canada Centre to play the Toronto Maple Leafs on Wednesday, February 7, 2018. The opening line for this game has the Predators at -120 and the Maple Leafs at +110.
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Nashville has a record of 32-12-7 this season and on the road they have a record of 14-7-4-2. They are 1st in the Central Division. They've scored 161 goals and given up 131 goals for a point differential of +30. For the season they have an ATS record of 32-19-0 and an over/under record of 25-26-0. Toronto is 31-19-5 including 15-8-2-0 at home this season. They are 3rd in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 179 goals and surrendered 154 for a goal differential of +25. Their record against the spread is 31-24-0 while their over/under record is 24-27-0.
Valuable Nashville Predators Betting Trends
The Nashville Predators are 32-19-0 straight up this year
The Nashville Predators are 25-26-0 against the over/under this season
Important Toronto Maple Leafs Betting Trends
The Toronto Maple Leafs are 31-24-0 straight up this year
The Toronto Maple Leafs are 24-27-0 against the over/under this season
Key Nashville Predators Injuries
02/04/18 LW Filip Forsberg Suspension 3-game suspension (eligible to return 02/10 vs Montreal)
Key Toronto Maple Leafs Injuries
11/06/17 LW Joffrey Lupul Hernia IR (10/03)
02/05/18 GO Frederik Andersen Head left last game, is "?" Wednesday vs Nashville
Kevin Fiala has accumulated 35 total points this season for the Predators. He has 17 goals this year with 121 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 18 assists on the season and averages 15.4 minutes played per game. P.K. Subban averages 24 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 13 goals on 128 shots. He has 28 assists, giving him a total of 41 points on the season. Pekka Rinne has 27 wins and 8 losses this season in net for the Predators. He has 1,172 shots against him and he's given up 87 goals. He's made 1,085 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Auston Matthews has scored 43 total points this year for the Maple Leafs. He has 25 goals this season with 137 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 18%. He has a total of 18 assists on the season and averages 18.4 minutes played per game. William Nylander averages 16.6 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 12 goals on 126 shots. He has 29 assists, giving him a total of 41 points on the season. Frederik Andersen has 25 wins and 15 losses this year in goal for the Maple Leafs. He has 1,505 shots against him and he's surrendered 119 goals. He's made 1,386 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Predators have 71 total points this season, which ranks them 3rd in the NHL. They are 11th in the league in goals scored with 161 while they've given up 131 goals, ranking them 29th overall. They have had 180 power play opportunities and have scored 43 goals on those chances for a percentage of 24%. That is 3rd in the NHL. The Predators have allowed 190 power play opportunities and have given up 34 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%, putting them 12th in the league when short-handed. They average 31 shots per game and as a team shoot 10.14% for the season. They allow 32 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%. That puts them 2nd in the league in stopping the puck.
Useful Team Statistics
The Maple Leafs are 7th in the NHL with a total of 67 points this year. They have 32 power play goals on 153 opportunities for a percentage of 21%. That ranks them 10th in the league as a power play unit. They've allowed 165 power play opportunities and have given up 29 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. That is 7th in the NHL. As a team, the Maple Leafs are 3rd in the league with 179 goals scored while they've given up 154 goals, which is 14th overall. They average 32 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 10.26%. As a team they give up 34 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%. That is 7th in the NHL.
Nashville is 17th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 49.9%, as they've attempted 2,954 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,960 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 50.3% as they have 2,229 attempts while they have given up 2,205 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 16th in the league. The Predators start possessions in the offensive zone 48% of the time, which is 28th in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 52% for the season. That is 6th overall in the NHL. They have 1,684 face-off wins compared to 1,528 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 52.4%. That ranks them 8th in the league. On defense Nashville has 1,054 hits and they have blocked 755 shots from the opposition, putting them 18th overall.
The Maple Leafs start possessions in the offensive zone 48.6% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 51.4% for the year. That ranks them 23rd and 10th respectively in the NHL. They have 1,798 face-off wins as opposed to 1,681 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 51.7%. That is 10th in the league. On defense Toronto has 1,113 hits and they've blocked 770 attempts from opposing offenses, ranking them 16th in blocked shots. Toronto is ranked 18th in Corsi percentage with 49.7% as they've tried 3,324 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 3,360 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. Their Fenwick percentage is 21st in the NHL at 48.7%, as they have 2,454 shots while they've given up 2,590 attempts on defense.
Who will win tonight's Predators/Maple Leafs NHL game against the spread? Tony's Pick: Take Toronto +110
Tony's Pick: Take Toronto +110
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