Nashville Predators vs Carolina Hurricanes NHL Parlay 11/29/2019
Game: Nashville Predators vs Carolina Hurricanes
Date: Friday, November 29, 2019
Location: PNC Arena in Raleigh, NC
TV: No TV
Odds/Point Spread: Predators (+119) Hurricanes (-131)
Pekka Rinne and the Nashville Predators (11-9-4, 5th in the Central Division) head to PNC Arena on Friday where they'll meet the Carolina Hurricanes (15-9-1, 4th in the Metropolitan Division). The odds on this contest have the Predators priced at +119 and the Hurricanes are at -131. The over/under has been set at 6. The Predators are covering 43.5% of the time, having gone 10-13 SU. The Hurricanes are covering 58.3% of the time, going 14-10 straight up.
The Nashville Predators come into this matchup with a record of 11 victories and 9 defeats, which puts them at 5th in the Central Division. So far this season, they have earned a total of 83 goals which has them sitting at 3rd in the West and 9th in the NHL. Their goal differential is +3, which puts them at 15th in the NHL. The Predators currently have a total of 26 points, which has them sitting at 23rd in the NHL and 11th in the Western Conference. Regarding shots on goal, they currently have a total of 827 which has them sitting at 5th in the Western Conference and 10th in the NHL. As a team, Nashville currently has a total of 301 hits which means they have an average of 12.5 per contest. They currently have a total of 235 blocks for the season. Looking after the goal for Nashville is Pekka Rinne from Kempele, Finland. He is 37 years old and has totaled 764 mins in net for the season. Rinne is conceding 3.06 goals against average which puts him at 18th in the West and 34th among goaltenders in the NHL. So far this season, he has allowed 39 goals. He holds a save % of .889 which puts him at 22nd in the West.
The Nashville Predators were on the wrong end of the scoreboard with a 4 - 3 defeat against the Vegas Golden Knights the last time they stepped on the ice. The Predators were neither impressive or disappointing offensively in the loss. For this game, they converted 3 of the 34 shots they looked to score on. Moreover, they had 2 power play attempts but weren't able to score. Nashville racked up 4 penalty mins in this outing. The Corsi for the Predators sat at 46 and the Corsi against was 41 which earned them a Corsi percentage of 52.9%. Their Fenwick sat at 36 while the Fenwick against sat at 30, which tells us they had a Fenwick percentage of 54.5%. They took 27 face-off wins at even strength and were beaten on 25 tries to control the puck. Their starts in the offensive zone came in at 48.9% and they had a PDO of 94.0 for this matchup. When it comes to their opponent, the Vegas Golden Knights racked up a total of 30 shots. They finished with a total of 4 penalty minutes and they had 2 power play attempts.
The Hurricanes will be looking to add points to their total and for the year they have 15 victories and 9 defeats. In the matter of goal differential, they are ranked 4th in the Eastern Conference and 5th in the league with +13. They have compiled a total of 84 goals for the year which ranks them 6th in the Eastern Conference. Carolina has a save percentage as a team of .899 which has them 22nd in the league, which means scoring chances could be plentiful if they are aggressive. They have a shooting percentage of 9.8% putting them at 9th in the East. In net for Carolina is Petr Mrazek who is having a marginal year by surrendering 2.66 goals against average and that has him 7th among East goaltenders and 16th among goalies in the NHL. In the 992 mins he has been on the ice this year, he's surrendered 44 goals. He holds a save percentage of .901, which has him sitting 18th among East goaltenders and 35th among goalies in the NHL.
The Carolina Hurricanes faced the New York Rangers in an outing where the Hurricanes ended up taking the loss by a tally of 3 - 2. For this matchup, Carolina wound up with a 61.8% Corsi rating. They got there by having a Corsi of 55 while their opponent had a Corsi of 34. Their Fenwick rate came in at 60.3% with a Fenwick of 41 and the Rangers earning a 27 Fenwick. This Corsi rating is telling of the kind of game that Carolina played and you could say that they have had better days on the ice. Their PDO at even strength was 91.6 and they earned an oZS percentage of 59.2%. The Hurricanes netted 2 goals out of the 43 shots on goal they took. They had 5 power play opportunities in this outing and converted 1 out of those opportunities. Regarding their opponent, the Rangers had 5 power play opportunities and went on to score 1 goal. Carolina allowed 25 shots on goal and the Rangers had 10 minutes in the box.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Carolina (-131) and under the total goals
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