St. Louis Blues at Nashville Predators NHL Picks & Predictions 2/25/2018
Sunday, February 25, 2018
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The St. Louis Blues head to Bridgestone Arena to take on the Nashville Predators on Sunday, February 25, 2018. The opening line for this contest has the Blues at +149 and the Predators at -165.
St. Louis has a record of 34-24-4 this year and away from home they have a record of 15-10-4-0. They are 5th in the Central Division. They have tallied 173 goals and surrendered 160 goals for a point differential of +13. For the year they have an ATS mark of 34-28-0 and an over/under record of 24-37-0. Nashville has a record of 37-14-9 including 21-7-3-2 on home ice this year. They are 1st in the Central Division. They've scored 192 goals and have given up 155 for a goal differential of +37. Their record against the spread is 37-23-0 while their over/under mark is 30-30-0.
Valuable St. Louis Blues Betting Trends
The St. Louis Blues are 34-28-0 straight up this year
The St. Louis Blues are 24-37-0 against the over/under this season
Important Nashville Predators Betting Trends
The Nashville Predators are 37-23-0 straight up this year
The Nashville Predators are 30-30-0 against the over/under this season
Key St. Louis Blues Injuries
09/27/17 C Robby Fabbri ACL IR (10/01)
02/23/18 D Robert Bortuzzo Knee IR (02/16)
02/23/18 LW Samuel Blais Concussion is "?" Sunday vs Nashville
02/15/18 RW Nikita Soshnikov Lower Body IR (12/11)
02/09/18 D Joel Edmundson Forearm IR (02/08)
Key Nashville Predators Injuries
02/24/18 D P.K. Subban Wrist left last game, is probable Sunday vs St. Louis
Vladimir Tarasenko has scored 53 total points this year for the Blues. He has 24 goals this season with 244 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 29 assists on the year and averages 19.6 minutes played per contest. Brayden Schenn averages 19.5 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 16% by tallying 24 goals on 154 attempts. He has 31 assists, giving him a total of 55 points on the year. Carter Hutton has 15 wins and 6 losses this season in goal for the Blues. He has 676 shots against him and he's surrendered 42 goals. He's made 634 stops for a save percentage of 94%.
Kevin Fiala has 39 total points this season for the Predators. He has 19 goals this year with 139 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 20 assists on the year and averages 15.4 minutes played per contest. P.K. Subban averages 24 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 15 goals on 155 attempts. He has 33 assists, giving him a total of 48 points on the year. Pekka Rinne has 31 wins and 9 losses this season in net for the Predators. He has 1,387 shots against him and he's given up 101 goals. He's made 1,286 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Blues have 72 total points this year, which is 14th in the NHL. They've scored 173 goals while giving up 160 scores, which has them ranked 20th and 27th respectively. They have had 197 power play chances and scored 32 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 16%. That is 28th in the league. The Blues have given up 189 power play opportunities and surrendered 34 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%, ranking them 14th when short-handed. They average 33 shots per contest and as a team shoot 8.40% for the year. They allow 30 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 91%, which is 10th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
The Predators are 3rd in the league with a total of 83 points this season. They have 47 power play goals on 208 chances for a percentage of 23%. That is 4th in the NHL. They've given up 216 power play opportunities and surrendered 38 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%, ranking 9th overall. As a team, the Predators are 7th with a total of 192 goals scored while they've given up 155 goals this season, ranking 29th in goals against. They average 32 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 10.02%. As a unit they give up 33 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 92%, putting them 1st overall in the NHL.
St. Louis has a Corsi percentage of 51.5% as they've tried 3,691 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 3,477 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. That ranks them 8th in Corsi percentage. They are 5th in the NHL in Fenwick percentage with 52.8% as they have 2,809 shots while they've given up 2,510 attempts on defense. The Blues start possessions in the offensive zone 50.5% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 49.5% for the year. That puts them 16th and 16th in the league in zone percentages respectively. They have 1,887 face-off wins as opposed to 1,859 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 50.4%. That is 18th overall in the NHL. On defense St. Louis has 1,392 hits and they've blocked 967 attempts from opposing offenses, which is 5th in the league.
The Predators start possessions in the offensive zone 48.9% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 51.1% for the year. That ranks them 23rd and 9th respectively in the NHL. They have 2,005 face-off wins as opposed to 1,792 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 52.8%. That is 3rd in the league. On defense Nashville has 1,235 hits and they've blocked 875 attempts from opposing offenses, ranking them 19th in blocked shots. Nashville is ranked 12th in Corsi percentage with 50.5% as they've tried 3,573 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 3,500 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 2,678 shots while they've given up 2,625 attempts on defense.
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