Nashville Predators at Winnipeg Jets NHL Picks & Predictions 5/7/2018
Monday, May 7, 2018
Bell MTS Place
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The Nashville Predators head to Bell MTS Place to take on the Winnipeg Jets on Monday, May 7, 2018 in Game 6 of the Western Conference Semifinals. Winnipeg leads the series 3-2. The opening line for this contest has the Predators at +117 and the Jets at -152.
Nashville had a record of 53-18-11 this year and away from home they had a record of 25-9-7-4. They were 1st in the Central Division. They tallied 267 goals and surrendered 211 goals for a point differential of +56. For the year they have an ATS mark of 59-34-0 and an over/under record of 47-45-0. Winnipeg had a regular season record of 52-20-10 including 32-7-2-0 on home ice this year. They were 2nd in the Central Division. They scored 277 goals and gave up 218 for a goal differential of +59. Their record against the spread is 59-33-0 while their over/under mark is 45-45-0.
Valuable Nashville Predators Betting Trends
The Nashville Predators are 59-34-0 straight up this year
The Nashville Predators are 47-45-0 against the over/under this season
Important Winnipeg Jets Betting Trends
The Winnipeg Jets are 59-33-0 straight up this year
The Winnipeg Jets are 45-45-0 against the over/under this season
Key Nashville Predators Injuries
05/05/18 C Calle Jarnkrok Undisclosed is "?" Monday vs Winnipeg
Key Winnipeg Jets Injuries
03/17/18 D Dmitry Kulikov Back is out indefinitely
03/16/18 GO Michael Hutchinson Concussion is out indefinitely
Filip Forsberg has scored 64 total points this year for the Predators. He has 26 goals this season with 179 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 15%. He has a total of 38 assists on the year and averages 17.5 minutes played per contest. P.K. Subban averages 24.1 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 8% by tallying 16 goals on 207 attempts. He has 43 assists, giving him a total of 59 points on the year. Pekka Rinne has 42 wins and 13 losses this season in goal for the Predators. He has 1,840 shots against him and he's surrendered 134 goals. He's made 1,706 stops for a save percentage of 93%.
Patrik Laine has 70 total points this season for the Jets. He has 44 goals this year with 241 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 18%. He has a total of 26 assists on the year and averages 16.5 minutes played per contest. Blake Wheeler averages 20.3 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 9% by scoring 23 goals on 246 attempts. He has 68 assists, giving him a total of 91 points on the year. Connor Hellebuyck has 44 wins and 11 losses this season in net for the Jets. He has 2,048 shots against him and he's given up 156 goals. He's made 1,892 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Predators have 117 total points this year, which is 1st in the NHL. They've scored 267 goals while giving up 211 scores, which has them ranked 7th and 30th respectively. They have had 274 power play chances and scored 58 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 21%. That is 13th in the league. The Predators have given up 299 power play opportunities and surrendered 54 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%, ranking them 6th when short-handed. They average 32 shots per contest and as a team shoot 10.11% for the year. They allow 32 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 92%, which is 2nd in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
The Jets are 2nd in the league with a total of 114 points this season. They have 64 power play goals on 274 chances for a percentage of 23%. That is 5th in the NHL. They've given up 274 power play opportunities and surrendered 50 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%, ranking 9th overall. As a team, the Jets are 3rd with a total of 277 goals scored while they've given up 218 goals this season, ranking 27th in goals against. They average 32 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 10.48%. As a unit they give up 32 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 92%, putting them 5th overall in the NHL.
Nashville has a Corsi percentage of 50.5% as they've tried 4,879 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 4,787 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. That ranks them 11th in Corsi percentage. They are 12th in the NHL in Fenwick percentage with 50.8% as they have 3,698 shots while they've given up 3,583 attempts on defense. The Predators start possessions in the offensive zone 48.8% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 51.2% for the year. That puts them 24th and 9th in the league in zone percentages respectively. They have 2,753 face-off wins as opposed to 2,412 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 53.3%. That is 3rd overall in the NHL. On defense Nashville has 1,656 hits and they've blocked 1,204 attempts from opposing offenses, which is 16th in the league.
The Jets start possessions in the offensive zone 50.5% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 49.5% for the year. That ranks them 16th and 16th respectively in the NHL. They have 2,649 face-off wins as opposed to 2,406 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 52.4%. That is 7th in the league. On defense Winnipeg has 1,831 hits and they've blocked 1,240 attempts from opposing offenses, ranking them 10th in blocked shots. Winnipeg is ranked 19th in Corsi percentage with 49.9% as they've tried 4,837 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 4,861 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. Their Fenwick percentage is 18th in the NHL at 50.2%, as they have 3,647 shots while they've given up 3,621 attempts on defense.
Who will win tonight's Predators/Jets NHL game against the spread? Josh's Pick: Take Winnipeg -152
Josh's Pick: Take Winnipeg -152
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