New York Rangers at Columbus Blue Jackets 1/16/2015 Free NHL Picks & Predictions
by Guy Bruhn - 1/15/2015
Friday, January 16, 2015 at 7:00 PM ET
Nationwide Arena in Columbus
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The New York Rangers head to Nationwide Arena in Columbus to take on the Columbus Blue Jackets on Friday.
New York is 4-0 in their last 4 road games and 8-1 in their last 9 vs. the Metropolitan. They are 7-1 in their last 8 vs. the Eastern Conference. The over is 4-1 in the Rangers last 5 in the third game of a 3-in-4 days situation. The Under is 3-1-1 in their last 5 vs. the Metropolitan.
The Blue Jackets are 6-2 in their last 8 games playing on 1 day rest and 40-93 in their last 133 vs. a team with a winning record. They are 1-4 in their last 5 vs. the Eastern Conference. The over is 5-1 in the Blue Jackets last 6 overall and the under is 5-1 in their last 6 home games vs. a team with a road winning % of greater than .600.
In head-to-head meetings, the over is 4-1 in the last 5 games against each other. The road team is 4-1 in the last 5 meetings.
New York Rangers Betting Trends
New York Rangers are 24-16-0 Against the Spread
New York Rangers are 20-17-0 against the Over/Under
Columbus Blue Jackets Betting Trends
Columbus Blue Jackets are 18-23-0 Against the Spread
Columbus Blue Jackets are 21-16-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
New York Rangers
01/14/15 C Derek Stepan Hand "?" Thursday vs. Boston
01/14/15 GO Henrik Lundqvist Rest is not expected to be in the starting lineup Thursday vs. Boston
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
01/10/15 RW Jack Skille Lower Body expected to miss 2-3 weeks
Guy's Pick: Take Columbus
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