Friday, October 30, 2015
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The Columbus Blue Jackets travel to Verizon Center to play the Washington Capitals on Friday, October 30, 2015. The opening line for this game has the Blue Jackets at +166 and the Capitals at -185. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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Columbus comes into this matchup having played 10 games. They have an overall record of 2-8-0 and on the road they have a record of 2-4-0. Currently they are 8th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 22 goals and given up 41 goals for a point differential of -19. Washington shows up with a record of 6-2-0 including 3-2-0 at home this season. They are 3rd in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 30 goals and surrendered 21 for a goal differential of +9.
Ryan Johansen has accumulated 6 total points this season for the Blue Jackets. He has 1 goal this season with 24 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 4%. He has a total of 5 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Nick Foligno has averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 3% by scoring 1 goal on 30 shots. He has 4 assists giving him a total of 5 points on the season. Sergei Bobrovsky has 2 wins and 6 losses on the year in net for the Blue Jackets. He has given up 30 goals on the 220 shots he has faced. He has 190 saves for a save percentage of 86%.
Alex Ovechkin has accumulated 9 total points this season for the Capitals. He has 5 goals this season with 37 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 4 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. John Carlson has averaged 24 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 2 goals on 16 shots. He has 8 assists giving him a total of 10 points on the season. Braden Holtby has 5 wins and 2 losses on the year in net for the Capitals. He has given up 14 goals on the 168 shots he has faced. He has 154 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Blue Jackets have 4 total points this season. They have scored 22 goals while giving up 41 goals. They have had 39 power play opportunities and have scored 8 goals on those chances for a percentage of 21%. The Blue Jackets have allowed 33 power play opportunities and given up 10 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 70%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 7.26% for the season to this point. They allow 29 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 86%.
The Capitals have a total of 12 points on the season. They have 7 power play goals on 25 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 28%. They have allowed 27 power play opportunities and have given up 4 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 85%. As a team, the Blue Jackets have a total of 30 goals scored while they've given up 21 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 12.45%. As a team they give up 24 shots per game and have a save percentage of 89%.
Columbus Blue Jackets Betting Trends
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 2-8 straight up
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 6-4-0 against the over/under
Washington Capitals Betting Trends
The Washington Capitals are 6-2 straight up
The Washington Capitals are 3-4-1 against the over/under
Columbus Blue Jackets Injuries
10/29/15 LW Brandon Saad Illness is downgraded to expected to miss Friday vs. Washington
10/29/15 C Ryan Johansen Illness is upgraded to probable Friday vs. Washington
Washington Capitals Injuries
10/09/15 C Chris Brown Hand expected to miss 2-6 weeks
Guy's Pick: Take Washington
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