Saturday, October 10, 2015
Madison Square Garden
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The Columbus Blue Jackets travel to Madison Square Garden to play the New York Rangers on Saturday, October 10, 2015. The opening line for this game has the Blue Jackets at +110 and the Rangers at -130. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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The Columbus Blue Jackets finished last season with a 42 - 35 record. They scored 89 points and 236 goals while giving up 250 goals. They had 244 power play opportunities and scored 53 powerplay goals for a 21.72 powerplay percentage. They attempted 2,366 shots on goal and surrendered 2,742 shots. Their overall save percentage was 91%.
The New York Rangers finished last season with a 53 - 22 record. They scored 113 points and 252 goals while giving up 192 goals. They had 232 power play opportunities and scored 39 powerplay goals for a 16.81 powerplay percentage. They attempted 3,169 shots on goal and surrendered 2,988 shots. Their overall save percentage was 92%.
The Blue Jackets are 4-0 in their last 4 games playing on no days rest, 4-0 in their last 4 Saturday games and 9-1 in their last 10 road games. They are 9-1 in their last 10 vs. a team with a winning record, 6-1 in their last 7 vs. the Eastern Conference, 4-1 in their last 5 vs. the Metropolitan and 16-5 in their last 21 overall.
The over is 4-0 in the Blue Jackets last 4 games playing on no days rest, 4-0 in their last 4 road games and 12-2 in their last 14 vs. a team with a winning record. The over is also 5-1-1 in their last 7 vs. the Eastern Conference, 18-6-2 in their last 26 vs. the Metropolitan and 21-8-2 in their last 31 overall.
The Rangers are 13-3-1 in their last 17 in the second game of a home-and-home situation, 4-1 in their last 5 Saturday games and 9-3 in their last 12 in the third game of a 3-in-4 situation. They are 43-17 in their last 60 vs. the Metropolitan, 54-23 in their last 77 overall, 38-17 in their last 55 vs. the Eastern Conference and 49-22 in their last 71 games playing on no days rest.
The under is 8-1-1 in the Rangers last 10 vs. the Metropolitan, 7-1-1 in their last 9 home games, 11-5-2 in their last 18 overall and 11-5-1 in their last 17 vs. the Eastern Conference. However, the over is 4-1-2 in their last 7 Saturday games and 6-2 in their last 8 in the third game of a 3-in-4 days situation.
Head to head, the over is 4-0 in the last 4 meetings in New York and 6-2 in the last 8 meetings. The Blue Jackets are 1-4 in the last 5 meetings.
Columbus Blue Jackets Betting Trends
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 0-0 straight up
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 0-0-0 against the over/under
New York Rangers Betting Trends
The New York Rangers are 1-0 straight up
The New York Rangers are 0-0-0 against the over/under
Columbus Blue Jackets Injuries
10/09/15 RW David Clarkson Lower Body expected to miss Friday vs. NY Rangers
10/07/15 RW Josh Anderson Eye doubtful Friday vs New York Rangers
New York Rangers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Josh's Pick: Take New York
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