Monday, December 14, 2015
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The Tampa Bay Lightning travel to Nationwide Arena to play the Columbus Blue Jackets on Monday, December 14, 2015. The opening line for this game has the Lightning at -137 and the Blue Jackets at +124. The over/under has been set at 5.
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Tampa Bay comes into this matchup having played 30 games. They have an overall record of 14-13-3 and on the road they have a record of 7-7-2. Currently they are 6th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 71 goals and given up 68 goals for a point differential of +3. Columbus shows up with a record of 11-17-3 including 4-7-3 at home this season. They are 8th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 74 goals and surrendered 93 for a goal differential of -19.
Steven Stamkos has accumulated 22 total points this season for the Lightning. He has 11 goals this season with 74 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 15%. He has a total of 11 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Nikita Kucherov has averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 14% by scoring 11 goals on 77 shots. He has 7 assists giving him a total of 18 points on the season. Ben Bishop has 12 wins and 9 losses this season in net for the Lightning. He has had 655 shots against him and has given up 46 goals. He has made 609 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Ryan Johansen has accumulated 22 total points this season for the Blue Jackets. He has 6 goals this season with 77 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 16 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Scott Hartnell has averaged 16 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 19% by scoring 12 goals on 62 shots. He has 10 assists giving him a total of 22 points on the season. Sergei Bobrovsky has 11 wins and 12 losses this season in net for the Blue Jackets. He has had 713 shots against him and has given up 60 goals. He has made 653 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Lightning have 31 total points this season. They have scored 70 goals while giving up 66 goals. They have had 98 power play opportunities and have scored 17 goals on those chances for a percentage of 17%. The Lightning have allowed 91 power play opportunities and given up 20 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 78%. They average 28 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.26% for the season to this point. They allow 29 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Blue Jackets have a total of 25 points on the season. They have 18 power play goals on 98 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 18%. They have allowed 107 power play opportunities and have given up 20 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. As a team, the Lightning have a total of 74 goals scored while they've given up 92 goals to this point. They average 29 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.23%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
Tampa Bay Lightning Betting Trends
The Tampa Bay Lightning are 13-16 straight up
The Tampa Bay Lightning are 8-18-4 against the over/under
Columbus Blue Jackets Betting Trends
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 11-20 straight up
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 12-16-3 against the over/under
Tampa Bay Lightning Injuries
12/13/15 LW Ondrej Palat Undisclosed injured last game, "?" Monday vs. Columbus
12/12/15 LW Jonathan Drouin Lower Body "?" Monday vs Columbus
12/12/15 C Tyler Johnson Lower Body out indefinitely
12/09/15 C Cedric Paquette Upper Body expected to miss 1-2 weeks
12/09/15 RW Erik Condra Lower Body expected to miss 1-2 weeks
10/06/14 D Mattias Ohlund Knee out indefinitely
Columbus Blue Jackets Injuries
12/09/15 GO Sergei Bobrovsky Groin expected to miss 3-4 weeks
12/08/15 RW Rene Bourque Upper Body out indefinitely
11/30/15 LW Markus Hannikainen Shoulder expected to miss 2 months
11/21/15 D Cody Goloubef Jaw expected to miss 6 weeks
Josh's Pick: Take Columbus
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