Colorado Avalanche at Columbus Blue Jackets 3/7/2015 Free NHL Picks & Predictions
by Josh Schonwald - 3/6/2015
Saturday, March 7, 2015 at 7:00 PM ET
Nationwide Arena in Columbus
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The Colorado Avalanche head to Nationwide Arena to take on the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday.
The Avalanche are 4-1 in their last 5 games playing on 2 days rest and 36-16 in their last 52 vs. a team with a losing record. They are 11-25 in their last 36 road games. The over is 3-0-1 in the Avalanche last 4 road games and 7-1 in their last 8 games playing on 2 days rest.
The Blue Jackets are 4-10 in their last 14 games playing on 0 days rest and 1-4 in their last 5 home games vs. a team with a road winning % of less than .400. They are 0-7 in their last 7 overall. The over is 6-1 in the Blue Jackets last 7 home games and 5-1 in their last 6 overall.
Head-to-head, the under is 5-0 in the last 5 meetings in Columbus. The Avalanche are 6-2 in the last 8 meetings in Columbus and 35-14-1 in the last 50 meetings.
Colorado Avalanche Betting Trends
Colorado Avalanche are 28-36-0 Against the Spread
Colorado Avalanche are 29-30-0 against the Over/Under
Columbus Blue Jackets Betting Trends
Columbus Blue Jackets are 26-37-0 Against the Spread
Columbus Blue Jackets are 32-27-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
12/23/14 LW Patrick Bordeleau Knee expected to miss 8-10 weeks
11/25/14 LW Jamie McGinn Back out for season
10/23/14 D Ryan Wilson Shoulder out for season
10/06/14 RW Jesse Winchester Concussion out indefinitely
03/06/15 C Nathan MacKinnon Foot expected to miss 6-8 weeks
01/26/15 D Erik Johnson Knee out 3-8 weeks
01/17/15 RW Borna Rendulic Leg expected to miss 8 weeks
Columbus Blue Jackets
12/20/14 C Boone Jenner Back expected to miss 1-2 months
03/05/15 D Kevin Connauton Lower Body is downgraded to expected to miss Friday vs. New Jersey
03/05/15 C Brandon Dubinsky Concussion is upgraded to probable Friday vs. New Jersey
03/04/15 RW David Clarkson Oblique expected to miss 4-6 weeks
02/27/15 LW Matt Calvert Concussion out indefinitely
02/25/15 RW Jack Skille Shoulder out for season
02/07/15 D Ryan Murray Ankle expected to miss 4-6 weeks
01/28/15 LW Jeremy Morin Heart out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Colorado
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