Tuesday, December 1, 2015
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The Columbus Blue Jackets travel to Bell Centre to play the Montreal Canadiens on Tuesday, December 1, 2015. The opening line for this game has the Blue Jackets at +158 and the Canadiens at -175. The over/under has been set at 5.
Columbus comes into this matchup having played 25 games. They have an overall record of 10-15-0 and on the road they have a record of 6-8-0. Currently they are 8th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 60 goals and given up 76 goals for a point differential of -16. Montreal shows up with a record of 18-4-3 including 9-2-2 at home this season. They are 1st in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 88 goals and surrendered 56 for a goal differential of +32.
Ryan Johansen has accumulated 18 total points this season for the Blue Jackets. He has 6 goals this season with 56 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 12 assists on the season and averages 17 minutes played per game. Scott Hartnell has averaged 16 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 18% by scoring 9 goals on 50 shots. He has 7 assists giving him a total of 16 points on the season. Sergei Bobrovsky has 10 wins and 11 losses this season in net for the Blue Jackets. He has had 593 shots against him and has given up 55 goals. He has made 538 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Tomas Plekanec has accumulated 24 total points this season for the Canadiens. He has 7 goals this season with 53 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 17 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Max Pacioretty has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 12 goals on 95 shots. He has 12 assists giving him a total of 24 points on the season. Mike Condon has 8 wins and 2 losses this season in net for the Canadiens. He has had 344 shots against him and has given up 29 goals. He has made 315 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Blue Jackets have 20 total points this season. They have scored 60 goals while giving up 76 goals. They have had 84 power play opportunities and have scored 15 goals on those chances for a percentage of 18%. The Blue Jackets have allowed 90 power play opportunities and given up 17 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. They average 29 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.14% for the season to this point. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%.
The Canadiens have a total of 39 points on the season. They have 21 power play goals on 88 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 24%. They have allowed 87 power play opportunities and have given up 12 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 86%. As a team, the Blue Jackets have a total of 87 goals scored while they've given up 55 goals to this point. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 11.20%. As a team they give up 29 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Columbus Blue Jackets Betting Trends
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 10-15 straight up
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 11-13-1 against the over/under
Montreal Canadiens Betting Trends
The Montreal Canadiens are 17-7 straight up
The Montreal Canadiens are 14-6-4 against the over/under
Columbus Blue Jackets Injuries
11/30/15 LW Markus Hannikainen Shoulder expected to miss 2 months
11/28/15 C Brandon Dubinsky Suspension Served probable Tuesday vs. Montreal
11/24/15 RW Rene Bourque Upper Body expected to miss a week
11/21/15 D Cody Goloubef Jaw expected to miss 6 weeks
11/21/15 D Fedor Tyutin Nose out indefinitely
11/18/15 RW Jared Boll Foot expected to miss 1-2 weeks
11/04/15 RW David Clarkson Back out indefinitely
Montreal Canadiens Injuries
11/30/15 GO Carey Price Knee out 6 weeks
11/27/15 LW Alexander Semin Lower Body expected to miss a week
11/27/15 C Torrey Mitchell Lower Body expected to miss 7-10 days
11/22/15 RW Brendan Gallagher Finger out 4-6 weeks
10/06/15 RW Zach Kassian Suspension out indefinitely
10/06/15 LW Michael Bournival Concussion out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Columbus
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