Columbus Blue Jackets at Toronto Maple Leafs 1/9/2015 Free NHL Picks & Predictions
by Tony Sink - 1/8/2015
Friday, January 9, 2015 at 7:30 PM ET
Air Canada Centre in Toronto
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The Columbus Blue Jackets head north of the border on Friday to take on the Toronto Maple Leafs at the Air Canada Centre.
The Blue Jackets are 5-0 in their last 5 vs. the Atlantic Division and are 8-1 in their last 9 vs. the Eastern Conference. They are 12-3 in their last 15 overall. The over is 4-0 in the Blue Jackets last 4 when their opponent allows 5 goals or more in their previous game and is 5-1 in their last 6 overall.
The Maple Leafs are 9-3 in their last 12 home games and are 6-14 in their last 20 after allowing 5 goals or more in their previous game. They are 3-7 in their last 10 games following a home loss of 3 or more goals. The under is 4-0 in Toronto's last 4 Friday games and the over is 5-1 in their last 6 vs. the Metropolitan Division.
In head to head matchups, the Blue Jackets are 4-0 in the last 4 meetings in Toronto. The under is 5-2-1 in the last 8 meetings in Toronto and the road team is 7-1 in the last 8 meetings.
Columbus Blue Jackets Betting Trends
Columbus Blue Jackets are 18-20-0 Against the Spread
Columbus Blue Jackets are 19-16-0 against the Over/Under
Toronto Maple Leafs Betting Trends
Toronto Maple Leafs are 21-20-0 Against the Spread
Toronto Maple Leafs are 23-18-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
Columbus Blue Jackets
12/20/14 C Boone Jenner Back expected to miss 1-2 months
12/19/14 C Brian Gibbons Knee out indefinitely
12/01/14 C Artem Anisimov Tricep expected to miss 2-3 months
11/06/14 D Ryan Murray Knee out indefinitely
10/05/14 RW Nathan Horton Back out indefinitely
Toronto Maple Leafs
12/31/14 LW Joffrey Lupul Lower Body expected to miss 4 weeks
01/02/15 C Peter Holland Upper Body out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Toronto
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