Ottawa Senators at Nashville Predators NHL Picks & Predictions 2/19/2018
Monday, February 19, 2018
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The Ottawa Senators head to Bridgestone Arena to take on the Nashville Predators on Monday, February 19, 2018. The opening line for this contest has the Senators at +193 and the Predators at -215.
Ottawa has a record of 21-27-9 this year and away from home they have a record of 7-16-4-2. They are 6th in the Atlantic Division. They have tallied 156 goals and surrendered 199 goals for a point differential of -43. For the year they have an ATS mark of 20-36-0 and an over/under record of 29-27-0. Nashville has a record of 34-14-9 including 19-7-3-2 on home ice this year. They are 1st in the Central Division. They've scored 177 goals and have given up 150 for a goal differential of +27. Their record against the spread is 34-22-0 while their over/under mark is 28-28-0.
Valuable Ottawa Senators Betting Trends
The Ottawa Senators are 20-36-0 straight up this year
The Ottawa Senators are 29-27-0 against the over/under this season
Important Nashville Predators Betting Trends
The Nashville Predators are 34-22-0 straight up this year
The Nashville Predators are 28-28-0 against the over/under this season
Key Ottawa Senators Injuries
11/17/17 D Chris Wideman Hamstring IR (11/16)
02/17/18 LW Ryan Dzingel Personal is "?" Monday vs Nashville
02/07/18 LW Alexandre Burrows Suspension 10-game suspension (eligible to return 03/02 vs Vegas)
02/04/18 RW Bobby Ryan Finger IR (02/01)
Key Nashville Predators Injuries
No key injuries to report
Mike Hoffman has scored 39 total points this year for the Senators. He has 16 goals this season with 181 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 23 assists on the year and averages 18.2 minutes played per contest. Erik Karlsson averages 26.4 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 4% by tallying 5 goals on 138 attempts. He has 34 assists, giving him a total of 39 points on the year. Craig Anderson has 16 wins and 17 losses this season in goal for the Senators. He has 1,260 shots against him and he's surrendered 122 goals. He's made 1,138 stops for a save percentage of 90%.
Kevin Fiala has 36 total points this season for the Predators. He has 18 goals this year with 132 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 18 assists on the year and averages 15.4 minutes played per contest. P.K. Subban averages 24.1 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 11% by scoring 15 goals on 143 attempts. He has 29 assists, giving him a total of 44 points on the year. Pekka Rinne has 29 wins and 9 losses this season in net for the Predators. He has 1,315 shots against him and he's given up 98 goals. He's made 1,217 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Senators have 49 total points this year, which is 29th in the NHL. They've scored 150 goals while giving up 196 scores, which has them ranked 28th and 3rd respectively. They have had 173 power play chances and scored 28 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 16%. That is 28th in the league. The Senators have given up 164 power play opportunities and surrendered 41 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 75%, ranking them 28th when short-handed. They average 30 shots per contest and as a team shoot 8.87% for the year. They allow 32 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 90%, which is 28th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
The Predators are 4th in the league with a total of 77 points this season. They have 43 power play goals on 195 chances for a percentage of 22%. That is 5th in the NHL. They've given up 203 power play opportunities and surrendered 37 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%, ranking 13th overall. As a team, the Predators are 11th with a total of 176 goals scored while they've given up 147 goals this season, ranking 29th in goals against. They average 32 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 9.95%. As a unit they give up 31 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 92%, putting them 2nd overall in the NHL.
Ottawa has a Corsi percentage of 47.5% as they've tried 3,176 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 3,510 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. That ranks them 25th in Corsi percentage. They are 24th in the NHL in Fenwick percentage with 47.7% as they have 2,348 shots while they've given up 2,576 attempts on defense. The Senators start possessions in the offensive zone 50.4% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 49.6% for the year. That puts them 17th and 14th in the league in zone percentages respectively. They have 1,764 face-off wins as opposed to 1,635 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 51.9%. That is 6th overall in the NHL. On defense Ottawa has 1,351 hits and they've blocked 934 attempts from opposing offenses, which is 3rd in the league.
The Predators 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 22nd and 9th respectively in the NHL. They have 1,867 face-off wins as opposed to 1,667 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 52.8%. That is 3rd in the league. On defense Nashville has 1,162 hits and they've blocked 820 attempts from opposing offenses, ranking them 20th in blocked shots. Nashville is ranked 16th in Corsi percentage with 50.4% as they've tried 3,303 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 3,254 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. Their Fenwick percentage is 13th in the NHL at 50.5%, as they have 2,482 shots while they've given up 2,434 attempts on defense.
Who will win tonight's Senators/Predators NHL game against the spread? Josh's Pick: Take Ottawa +193
Josh's Pick: Take Ottawa +193
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