Montreal Canadiens at Columbus Blue Jackets 2/26/2015 Free NHL Picks & Predictions
by Guy Bruhn - 2/25/2015
Thursday, February 26, 2015 at 7:00 PM ET
Nationwide Arena in Columbus
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The Montreal Canadiens head to Nationwide Arena to take on the Columbus Blue Jackets on Thursday.
The Canadiens are 6-0 in their last 6 after scoring 5 goals or more in their previous game and 10-2 in their last 12 road games. They are 4-1 in their last 5 when their opponent scores 2 goals or less in their previous game. The under is 18-5-7 in the Canadiens last 30 when their opponent scores 2 goals or less in their previous game and 16-5-3 in their last 24 road games.
The Blue Jackets are 19-56 in their last 75 vs. a team with a winning % above .600 and 7-21 in their last 28 after scoring 2 goals or less in their previous game. They are 1-4 in their last 5 when their opponent allows 2 goals or less in their previous game. The over is 4-0 in the Blue Jackets last 4 home games and 6-1 in their last 7 when their opponent allows 2 goals or less in their previous game.
Head-to-head, the under is 3-0-1 in the last 4 meetings and 4-1-1 in the last 6 meetings in Columbus. The Canadiens are 4-1 in the last 5 meetings.
Montreal Canadiens Betting Trends
Montreal Canadiens are 39-21-0 Against the Spread
Montreal Canadiens are 19-31-0 against the Over/Under
Columbus Blue Jackets Betting Trends
Columbus Blue Jackets are 26-33-0 Against the Spread
Columbus Blue Jackets are 29-26-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
02/24/15 RW Devante Smith-Pelly Acquired "?" Thursday vs Columbus
02/19/15 D Alexei Emelin Shoulder out 6 weeks
02/18/15 D Sergei Gonchar Upper Body out indefinitely
01/31/15 RW P.A. Parenteau Concussion out indefinitely
Columbus Blue Jackets
12/20/14 C Boone Jenner Back expected to miss 1-2 months
10/05/14 RW Nathan Horton Back out indefinitely
02/24/15 D Dalton Prout Upper Body "?" Thursday vs Montreal
02/24/15 GO Sergei Bobrovsky Groin "?" Thursday vs Montreal
02/07/15 D Ryan Murray Ankle expected to miss 4-6 weeks
01/28/15 LW Jeremy Morin Heart out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Columbus
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