Vancouver Canucks at Columbus Blue Jackets 11/28/2014 Free NHL Picks & Predictions
by Josh Schonwald - 11/27/2014
Friday, November 28, 2014 at 7:00 PM ET
Nationwide Arena in Columbus
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On Friday night, the Vancouver Canucks will be going for their third win in a row when they visit the Columbus Blue Jackets. The Canucks and the Blue Jackets split their two-game regular season series last year.
The Canucks won their second consecutive game on Tuesday when they shut out the New Jersey Devils 2-0 on their home ice. Their defense was excellent in that game, holding New Jersey to just 20 shots.
Through their first 22 games, the Canucks are near the top of the league in scoring with three goals per game. Center Henrik Sedin has five goals this year and leads Vancouver with 21 points. Netminder Ryan Miller has a 14-3-0 record with two shutouts, a 2.47 GAA and a .908 save percentage.
On Tuesday night, the Blue Jackets lost their fourth straight game when they Winnipeg Jets beat them 4-2. They did out shoot the Jets 34-32, but they also allowed them to score on two out of their four power play chances.
The Blue Jackets are currently dead last in the league in scoring with just 3.6 goals per game against their opponents. Their top offensive player has been center Ryan Johansen, who now has eight goals and a team-best 16 assists. Goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky has a 5-7-1 record through 13 starts with a .911 save percentage and a 2.95 GAA.
Vancouver Canucks Betting Trends
Vancouver Canucks are 15-7-0 Against the Spread
Vancouver Canucks are 11-8-0 against the Over/Under
Columbus Blue Jackets Betting Trends
Columbus Blue Jackets are 6-15-0 Against the Spread
Columbus Blue Jackets are 12-7-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
11/22/14 D Dan Hamhuis Leg out indefinitely
11/03/14 LW Tom Sestito Leg out indefinitely
Columbus Blue Jackets
11/15/14 D Fedor Tyutin Knee out 4-6 weeks
11/06/14 D Ryan Murray Knee out indefinitely
11/03/14 D Cody Goloubef Knee out indefinitely
10/29/14 C Mark Letestu Groin expected to miss 2-4 weeks
10/08/14 C Brandon Dubinsky Abdominal out indefinitely
10/05/14 RW Nathan Horton Back out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Columbus
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