Saturday, December 5, 2015
Wells Fargo Center
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The Columbus Blue Jackets travel to Wells Fargo Center to play the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday, December 5, 2015. The opening line for this game has the Blue Jackets at +105 and the Flyers at -137. The over/under has been set at 5.
Columbus comes into this matchup having played 26 games. They have an overall record of 10-16-0 and on the road they have a record of 6-9-0. Currently they are 8th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 61 goals and given up 78 goals for a point differential of -17. Philadelphia shows up with a record of 10-10-5 including 5-4-3 at home this season. They are 6th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 49 goals and surrendered 67 for a goal differential of -18.
Ryan Johansen has accumulated 19 total points this season for the Blue Jackets. He has 6 goals this season with 61 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 13 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 51 shots. He has 7 assists giving him a total of 16 points on the season. Sergei Bobrovsky has 10 wins and 12 losses this season in net for the Blue Jackets. He has had 619 shots against him and has given up 57 goals. He has made 562 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Claude Giroux has accumulated 20 total points this season for the Flyers. He has 8 goals this season with 61 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 12 assists on the season and averages 21 minutes played per game. Wayne Simmonds has averaged 16 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 9% by scoring 6 goals on 65 shots. He has 8 assists giving him a total of 14 points on the season. Steve Mason has 5 wins and 7 losses this season in net for the Flyers. He has had 463 shots against him and has given up 41 goals. He has made 422 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
The Blue Jackets have 20 total points this season. They have scored 61 goals while giving up 78 goals. They have had 85 power play opportunities and have scored 15 goals on those chances for a percentage of 18%. The Blue Jackets have allowed 94 power play opportunities and given up 18 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. They average 29 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.03% for the season to this point. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%.
The Flyers have a total of 25 points on the season. They have 12 power play goals on 77 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 16%. They have allowed 85 power play opportunities and have given up 16 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. As a team, the Blue Jackets have a total of 48 goals scored while they've given up 66 goals to this point. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 6.28%. As a team they give up 32 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Columbus Blue Jackets Betting Trends
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 10-16 straight up
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 11-14-1 against the over/under
Philadelphia Flyers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Flyers are 9-15 straight up
The Philadelphia Flyers are 6-12-7 against the over/under
Columbus Blue Jackets Injuries
12/04/15 D Fedor Tyutin Concussion is downgraded to doubtful Friday vs. Florida
12/04/15 RW Jared Boll Foot expected to miss Friday vs. Florida
12/04/15 RW Rene Bourque Upper Body is downgraded to expected to miss Friday vs. Florida
11/30/15 LW Markus Hannikainen Shoulder expected to miss 2 months
11/21/15 D Cody Goloubef Jaw expected to miss 6 weeks
11/04/15 RW David Clarkson Back out indefinitely
Philadelphia Flyers Injuries
12/04/15 D Nick Schultz Concussion is upgraded to probable Friday vs. New Jersey
12/02/15 D Radko Gudas Suspension expected to miss 3 games
11/25/15 C Sam Gagner Upper Body expected to miss 7-10 days
11/15/15 C Ryan White Shoulder expected to miss 2-4 weeks
11/14/15 D Mark Streit Abdominal out 6 weeks
11/12/15 C R.J. Umberger Foot out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Philadelphia
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