Chicago Blackhawks at Nashville Predators NHL Betting Tips 4/6/2019
Saturday, April 6, 2019
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The Chicago Blackhawks head to Bridgestone Arena to take on the Nashville Predators on Saturday, April 6, 2019. The opening line for this contest has the Blackhawks at +210 and the Predators at -286.
Chicago has a record of 35-33-12 this year. They are 7th in the Central Division. They've tallied 259 goals and surrendered 285 goals for a point differential of -26. For the year they have an ATS mark of 35-45-0 and an over/under record of 50-26-0. Nashville has a record of 45-29-6 this season. They are 1st in the Central Division. They have scored 228 goals and given up 208 for a goal differential of +20. Their record against the spread is 45-35-0 while their over/under mark is 32-45-0.
Valuable Chicago Blackhawks Betting Trends
The Chicago Blackhawks are 35-45-0 straight up this year
The Chicago Blackhawks are 50-26-0 against the over/under this season
Important Nashville Predators Betting Trends
The Nashville Predators are 45-35-0 straight up this year
The Nashville Predators are 32-45-0 against the over/under this season
Key Chicago Blackhawks Injuries
04/03/19 C David Kampf Upper Body is questionable Friday vs Dallas
Key Nashville Predators Injuries
01/18/19 LW Zac Rinaldo Lower Body IR (01/18)
01/07/19 RW Miikka Salomaki Upper Body is out indefinitely
Jonathan Toews has scored 79 total points this year for the Blackhawks. He has 35 goals this season with 234 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 15%. He has a total of 44 assists on the year and averages 21 minutes played per contest. Patrick Kane averages 22.5 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by tallying 42 goals on 330 attempts. He has 65 assists, giving him a total of 107 points on the year. Corey Crawford has 14 wins and 18 losses this season in goal for the Blackhawks. He has 1,167 shots against him and he's surrendered 108 goals. He's made 1,059 stops for a save percentage of 91%.
Mattias Ekholm has 44 total points this season for the Predators. He has 8 goals this year with 141 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 6%. He has a total of 36 assists on the year and averages 23.4 minutes played per contest. Roman Josi averages 25.2 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 6% by scoring 15 goals on 270 attempts. He has 41 assists, giving him a total of 56 points on the year. Pekka Rinne has 28 wins and 19 losses this season in net for the Predators. He has 1,516 shots against him and he's given up 126 goals. He's made 1,390 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Blackhawks have 82 total points this year, which is 22nd in the NHL. They've scored 259 goals while giving up 285 scores, which has them ranked 9th and 2nd respectively. They have had 233 power play chances and scored 48 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 21%. That is 12th in the league. The Blackhawks have given up 227 power play opportunities and surrendered 61 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 73%, ranking them 31st when short-handed. They average 33 shots per contest and as a team shoot 9.95% for the year. They allow 35 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 90%, which is 27th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
The Predators are 9th in the league with a total of 96 points this season. They have 32 power play goals on 250 chances for a percentage of 13%. That is 30th in the NHL. They've given up 247 power play opportunities and surrendered 43 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83%, ranking 5th overall. As a team, the Predators are 19th with a total of 228 goals scored while they've given up 208 goals this season, ranking 28th in goals against. They average 32 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 8.79%. As a unit they give up 30 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 91%, putting them 6th overall in the NHL.
Chicago is 15th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 49.5%, as they've attempted 4,638 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,739 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 48.4% as they have 3,429 attempts while they have given up 3,652 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 23rd in the league. The Blackhawks start possessions in the offensive zone 52.5% of the time, which is 8th in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 47.5% for the season. That is 24th overall in the NHL. They have 2,297 face-off wins compared to 2,356 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 49.4%. That ranks them 22nd in the league. On defense Chicago has 1,318 hits and they have blocked 1,087 shots from the opposition, putting them 24th overall.
The Predators are 12th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 52% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 48% for the season, which is 20th in the NHL. They have 2,512 face-off wins compared to 2,355 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 51.6%. That is 5th in the league. On defense Nashville has 1,482 hits and they have blocked 1,064 shots from the opposition, which is 25th in the league. Nashville is 7th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 52.1% as they've attempted 4,810 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,429 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 51.9% ranks 8th as they have 3,635 attempts while they have given up 3,365 shots on the defensive end.
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