Tuesday, December 27, 2016
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The Boston Bruins travel to Nationwide Arena to play the Columbus Blue Jackets on Tuesday, December 27, 2016.
Boston comes into this matchup having played 36 games. They have an overall record of 18-14-4 and on the road they have a record of 10-5-4. Currently they are 3rd in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 85 goals and given up 87 goals for a point differential of -2. The Bruins have an overall record of 3-4-3 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 16-18 and an over/under record of 13-18-5. Columbus shows up with a record of 23-5-4 including 13-3-1 at home this season. They are 1st in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 110 goals and surrendered 65 for a goal differential of +45. The Blue Jackets have a record of 10-0-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 21-9 while their over/under record sits at 10-19-3.
Brad Marchand has accumulated 29 total points this season for the Bruins. He has 10 goals this season with 103 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 19 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. David Pastrnak has averaged 17 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 19% by scoring 19 goals on 101 shots. He has 7 assists giving him a total of 26 points on the season. Tuukka Rask has 17 wins and 6 losses this season in net for the Bruins. He has had 689 shots against him and has given up 48 goals. He has made 641 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Zach Werenski has accumulated 21 total points this season for the Blue Jackets. He has 6 goals this season with 81 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 7%. He has a total of 15 assists on the season and averages 22 minutes played per game. Cam Atkinson has averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 16% by scoring 15 goals on 96 shots. He has 20 assists giving him a total of 35 points on the season. Sergei Bobrovsky has 21 wins and 5 losses this season in net for the Blue Jackets. He has had 784 shots against him and has given up 51 goals. He has made 733 saves for a save percentage of 94%.
The Bruins have 40 total points this season. They have scored 85 goals while giving up 87 goals. They have had 108 power play opportunities and have scored 15 goals on those chances for a percentage of 14%. The Bruins have allowed 118 power play opportunities and given up 15 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 87%. They average 34 shots per game and as a team are shooting 7.00% for the season to this point. They allow 27 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Blue Jackets have a total of 50 points on the season. They have 25 power play goals on 93 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 27%. They have allowed 90 power play opportunities and have given up 16 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. As a team, the Bruins have a total of 110 goals scored while they've given up 65 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 11.32%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 93%.
Boston has a Corsi percentage of 54.6% as they've attempted 2,259 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,876 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 54.8% as they have 1,679 attempts while they've given up 1,384 shots on the defensive end. The Bruins start possessions in the offensive zone 53.1% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 46.9% for the season. They have 1,173 face off wins compared to 1,042 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 53%. On defense Boston has 792 hits and they've blocked 492 shots from the opposition.
Columbus has attempted 1,788 shots at full strength and they've given up 1,812 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 49.7% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 50.2% as they have 1,345 shots while they've given up 1,336 attempts on defense. The Blue Jackets have an offensive zone percentage of 51.2% and their defensive zone percentage is 48.8% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 47.9% as they've compiled 915 face off wins this season and they have suffered 997 face off losses. On defense Columbus has blocked 476 shot attempts and they have 627 hits as a unit.
Boston Bruins Betting Trends
The Boston Bruins are 16-18 straight up
The Boston Bruins are 13-18-5 against the over/under
Columbus Blue Jackets Betting Trends
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 21-9 straight up
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 10-19-3 against the over/under
Boston Bruins Injuries
12/06/16 LW Matt Beleskey Knee expected to miss 6 weeks
11/29/16 D John-Michael Liles Concussion out indefinitely
Columbus Blue Jackets Injuries
10/10/16 RW David Clarkson Back out indefinitely
10/10/16 GO Joonas Korpisalo Groin out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Boston
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