Thursday, February 11, 2016
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The Anaheim Ducks travel to Nationwide Arena to play the Columbus Blue Jackets on Thursday, February 11, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Ducks at -145 and the Blue Jackets at +131. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
Anaheim comes into this matchup having played 52 games. They have an overall record of 26-19-7 and on the road they have a record of 10-11-3. Currently they are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They've scored 119 goals and given up 124 goals for a point differential of -5. The Ducks have 7 overtime losses including 2 of them in a shootout. In the past 10 games they have an overall record of 8-2-0. For the season they have an ATS record of 26-26 and an over/under record of 18-22-12. Columbus shows up with a record of 21-28-6 including 9-11-5 at home this season. They are 8th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 140 goals and surrendered 173 for a goal differential of -33. The Blue Jackets have 6 losses in OT and 3 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 5-3-2 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 20-34 while their over/under record sits at 26-26-3.
Corey Perry has accumulated 38 total points this season for the Ducks. He has 21 goals this season with 144 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 15%. He has a total of 17 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Ryan Getzlaf has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 5% by scoring 5 goals on 100 shots. He has 33 assists giving him a total of 38 points on the season. Frederik Andersen has 11 wins and 8 losses this season in net for the Ducks. He has had 703 shots against him and has given up 56 goals. He has made 647 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Ryan Johansen has accumulated 41 total points this season for the Blue Jackets. He has 10 goals this season with 127 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 31 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 18% by scoring 18 goals on 101 shots. He has 18 assists giving him a total of 36 points on the season. Joonas Korpisalo has 7 wins and 6 losses this season in net for the Blue Jackets. He has had 504 shots against him and has given up 39 goals. He has made 465 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Ducks have 59 total points this season. They have scored 117 goals while giving up 122 goals. They have had 149 power play opportunities and have scored 27 goals on those chances for a percentage of 18%. The Ducks have allowed 182 power play opportunities and given up 20 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 89%. They average 31 shots per game and as a team are shooting 7.35% for the season to this point. They allow 28 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Blue Jackets have a total of 48 points on the season. They have 29 power play goals on 165 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 18%. They have allowed 193 power play opportunities and have given up 39 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. As a team, the Ducks have a total of 137 goals scored while they've given up 170 goals to this point. They average 29 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.73%. As a team they give up 31 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
Anaheim has a Corsi percentage of 52.4% as they've attempted 2,738 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,492 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 52.7% as they have 2,046 attempts while they've given up 1,834 shots on the defensive end. The Ducks start possessions in the offensive zone 50.7% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 49.3% for the season. They have 1,442 face off wins compared to 1,362 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 51.4%. On defense Anaheim has 1,214 hits and they've blocked 658 shots from the opposition.
Columbus has attempted 2,542 shots at full strength and they've given up 2,820 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 47.4% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 47.8% as they have 1,912 shots while they've given up 2,092 attempts on defense. The Blue Jackets have an offensive zone percentage of 47.6% and their defensive zone percentage is 52.4% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 48.8% as they've compiled 1,457 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,529 face off losses. On defense Columbus has blocked 728 shot attempts and they have 1,327 hits as a unit.
Anaheim Ducks Betting Trends
The Anaheim Ducks are 26-26 straight up
The Anaheim Ducks are 18-22-12 against the over/under
Columbus Blue Jackets Betting Trends
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 20-34 straight up
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 26-26-3 against the over/under
Anaheim Ducks Injuries
10/29/15 LW Kenton Helgesen Foot out indefinitely
01/26/16 C Shawn Horcoff Suspension expected to miss 20 games; eligible to return March 11 vs St Louis
01/17/16 D Clayton Stoner Hip out indefinitely
Columbus Blue Jackets Injuries
01/22/16 GO Sergei Bobrovsky Groin out indefinitely
01/15/16 D David Savard Oblique out indefinitely
01/04/16 GO Curtis McElhinney Ankle out indefinitely
01/04/16 RW David Clarkson Upper Body out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Columbus
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