National Hockey League
MATCHUP
Nashville at Minnesota
Stats: Overall | Home/Away | Conference | Favorite | Underdog | Last 5
Records: ATS Overall | On Days Rest | vs Scoring | vs Situation
Teams: Nashville Predators | Minnesota Wild
Summary
8:00 PM ET W/L ATS Money H A O/U
Nashville 20-8-1-1 12-18 -659 12-2-0-1 8-6-1-0 7-20
Minnesota 16-12-1-1 15-15 264 9-3-1-1 7-9-0-0 11-15
Live Odds | All Odds
Home Away O/U
Opening line -125 113 5 100
5Dimes.eu -124 114 5 -113
CarbonSports -130 110 5 -115
Sportsbook -130 110 5 -115
Covers.com -127 115 5 -114
Best home line Best road line Recent line moves
Quickchart Matchup
Nashville Off vs  Minnesota Def
2.57 GF
2.57 GA
31.7 Shots
25.9 Shots
11 PP
12 PK
Minnesota Off vs  Nashville Def
2.8 GF
1.93 GA
32.4 Shots
28.3 Shots
12 PP
15 PK
Goaltenders
Nashville Shots Saves Save % W/L
Carter Hutton 81 74 0.914 0-2-1-0
Pekka Rinne 765 717 0.937 20-6-0-1
Minnesota Shots Saves Save % W/L
Niklas Backstrom 292 263 0.901 5-3-1-1
Darcy Kuemper 481 436 0.906 11-9-0-0
Overall Stats | In Depth
Offense Shots Goals PCT PP %
NAS
MIN
31.7
32.4
2.6
2.8
8.1
8.7
11.5
12.4
Defense Shots Goals PCT PK %
NAS
MIN
28.3
25.9
1.93
2.57
0.932
0.901
81.0
87.0
Home/Away Stats | In Depth
Offense Shots Goals PCT PP %
NAS
MIN
31.4
33.4
2.80
3.36
8.9
10.0
18.8
19.1
Defense Shots Goals PCT PK %
NAS
MIN
29.1
22.6
1.87
2.50
0.936
0.889
78.9
93.3
Last 5 | In Depth
Offense Shots Goals PCT PP %
NAS
MIN
35.2
30.0
2.20
2.80
6.2
9.3
10.5
20.0
Defense Shots Goals PCT PK %
NAS
MIN
31.6
28.6
1.60
3.40
0.949
0.881
91.7
75.0
ATS Records | In Depth
  Overall Home Away
NAS
MIN
12-18
15-15
2-13
5-9
10-5
10-6
ATS on Days Rest | In Depth
  0 Days 1 Day 2 Days 3+ Days
NAS
MIN
1-0
1-3
7-11
11-6
3-6
0-3
1-1
3-3
Over/Under Records
  Total Home Away
NAS
MIN
7-20
11-15
3-9
6-6
4-11
5-9

More Records:
vs Scoring | vs Situation

More Stats:
Conference | Favorite | Underdog

Injuries
Nashville Predators
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Anton Volchenkov D Ques Sat - Lower Body - 12/17/14 Volchenkov left Tuesday's game with a lower-body injury and did not return. He is questionable Saturday against the Wild.
James Neal LW Out Sat - Illness - 12/20/14 Neal is dealing with an illness and will not play Saturday against the Wild.
Taylor Beck LW Out indefinitely - Concussion - 12/17/14 Beck continues to recover from a concussion and it is unclear when he will return.
Paul Gaustad C I-R - Lower Body - 12/19/14 Gaustad has been placed on injured reserve with a lower-body injury. There is no timetable for his return.
Viktor Stalberg LW Late Dec - Knee - 11/10/14 Stalberg has been placed on injured reserve with a right knee injury and is expected to miss four-to-six weeks.
Minnesota Wild
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Darcy Kuemper G Prob Sat - Illness - 12/20/14 Kuemper has an undisclosed illness and did not play Wednesday. He is expected to be ready for Saturday's game against the Predators.
Ryan Carter C Ques Sat - Upper Body - 12/16/14 Carter is on injured reserve with an upper-body injury. He has resumed skating and could return when first eligible on Saturday against the Predators.
Keith Ballard D I-R - Concussion - 12/15/14 Ballard has suffered a concussion and facial fractures and is on injured reserve.
Matt Cooke LW Prob Sat - Lower Body - 12/17/14 Cooke is on injured reserve with a lower-body injury but could return Saturday against the Predators.
Recent Meetings
Date Home/Away Line ATS
4/13/14 MIN 3 - NAS 7 -1.5, 177/5 NAS/O
2/6/14 MIN 3 - NAS 2 (OT) -1.5, 223/5 NAS/P
1/12/14 NAS 0 - MIN 4 -1.5, 216/5 MIN/U
10/22/13 MIN 2 - NAS 0 -1.5, 200/5 MIN/U
10/8/13 NAS 3 - MIN 2 -1.5, 252/5 MIN/P
3/9/13 NAS 1 - MIN 2 (SO) -1.5, 271/5 MIN/U
2/9/13 MIN 2 - NAS 1 (OT) -1.5, 235/5 NAS/U
1/22/13 MIN 1 - NAS 3 -1.5, 210/5 NAS/U
4/3/12 NAS 2 - MIN 1 (SO) -1.5, 130/5 MIN/U
1/31/12 MIN 4 - NAS 5 1.5, -239/5 MIN/O
Nashville Schedule/Results
NEXT 5 | Remaining Games
Date vs Score Line ATS Where Last Meeting
12/29/14 @ CHI L 1-3 -1.5,235/5.5 L/U NAS 12/6/14
12/27/14 PHI W 4-3 (SO) 1.5,-227/5.5 W/O PHI 1/16/14
12/23/14 @ BOS W 3-2 (SO) -1.5,205/5 L/P NAS 12/16/14
12/22/14 @ CLB W 2-1 -1.5,122/5.5 L/U NAS 11/29/14
12/20/14 @ MIN W 7-3 1.5,-193/5 W/O MIN 4/13/14
LAST 10 | Past Results
Date vs Score Line ATS SF SA PP PK
12/16/14 BOS W 3-2 (SO) -1.5,205/5 L/P 40 35 1/4 0/3
12/13/14 @ SJ L 0-2 1.5,-260/5 P/U 29 34 0/3 0/2
12/11/14 @ ARI W 5-1 -1.5,177/5 W/O 38 32 1/5 1/3
12/9/14 @ COL W 3-0 -1.5,196/5.5 W/U 36 26 0/6 0/2
12/6/14 CHI L 1-3 -1.5,235/5.5 L/U 33 31 0/1 0/2
12/4/14 STL W 4-3 -1.5,201/5 L/O 24 32 0/2 0/3
12/2/14 @ CAR L 1-2 -1.5,205/5 L/U 33 25 0/1 0/2
11/29/14 CLB W 2-1 -1.5,122/5.5 L/U 42 22 0/4 1/4
11/27/14 EDM W 1-0 (OT) -1.5,124/5 L/U 25 37 0/5 0/4
11/25/14 LA W 4-3 (SO) -1.5,237/5 L/O 33 21 0/4 0/3
Minnesota Schedule/Results
NEXT 5 | Remaining Games
Date vs Score Line ATS Where Last Meeting
12/31/14 @ CLB L 1-2 (SO) -1.5,206/5 L/U MIN 3/15/14
12/29/14 @ WIN W 4-3 (OT) -1.5,178/5 L/O MIN 11/16/14
12/27/14 WIN W 4-3 (OT) -1.5,178/5 L/O MIN 11/16/14
12/23/14 PHI W 3-2 -1.5,214/5.5 L/U PHI 11/20/14
12/20/14 NAS L 3-7 -1.5,177/5 L/O MIN 4/13/14
LAST 10 | Past Results
Date vs Score Line ATS SF SA PP PK
12/17/14 BOS L 2-3 (OT) -1.5,218/5 L/P 37 25 0/2 0/2
12/16/14 @ CHI L 3-5 1.5,-185/5 P/O 29 39 0/3 1/3
12/13/14 @ ARI W 4-3 (SO) -1.5,210/5 L/O 35 30 2/3 1/3
12/11/14 @ SJ L 1-2 1.5,-255/5 W/U 19 30 0/2 1/3
12/9/14 NYI W 5-4 -1.5,222/5.5 L/O 30 19 1/5 1/5
12/5/14 ANA L 4-5 -1.5,231/5 L/O 25 21 2/4 0/4
12/3/14 MON W 2-1 -1.5,201/5 L/U 35 19 0/5 0/1
11/29/14 STL L 2-3 (SO) -1.5,251/5 L/P 38 26 1/5 0/2
11/28/14 @ DAL W 5-4 (OT) 1.5,-289/5.5 W/O 34 45 0/1 0/3
11/26/14 LA L 0-4 -1.5,190/5 L/U 28 22 0/2 0/2
Abbreviations Legend