Saturday, April 9, 2016
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The Chicago Blackhawks travel to Nationwide Arena to play the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday, April 9, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Blackhawks at -130 and the Blue Jackets at +118. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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Chicago comes into this matchup having played 81 games. They have an overall record of 47-26-8 and on the road they have a record of 21-15-4. Currently they are 3rd in the Central Division. They've scored 231 goals and given up 204 goals for a point differential of +27. The Blackhawks have 8 overtime losses including 2 of them in a shootout. In the past 10 games they have an overall record of 6-2-2. For the season they have an ATS record of 47-34 and an over/under record of 29-32-20. Columbus shows up with a record of 32-40-8 including 17-17-6 at home this season. They are 8th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 210 goals and surrendered 247 for a goal differential of -37. The Blue Jackets have 8 losses in OT and 4 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 4-6-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 28-48 while their over/under record sits at 40-35-5.
Patrick Kane has accumulated 103 total points this season for the Blackhawks. He has 44 goals this season with 282 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 16%. He has a total of 59 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Jonathan Toews has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 16% by scoring 28 goals on 179 shots. He has 30 assists giving him a total of 58 points on the season. Corey Crawford has 35 wins and 18 losses this season in net for the Blackhawks. He has had 1,693 shots against him and has given up 126 goals. He has made 1,567 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Ryan Johansen has accumulated 60 total points this season for the Blue Jackets. He has 14 goals this season with 183 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 46 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 14% by scoring 21 goals on 145 shots. He has 24 assists giving him a total of 45 points on the season. Sergei Bobrovsky has 14 wins and 19 losses this season in net for the Blue Jackets. He has had 1,023 shots against him and has given up 93 goals. He has made 930 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
The Blackhawks have 102 total points this season. They have scored 230 goals while giving up 202 goals. They have had 247 power play opportunities and have scored 56 goals on those chances for a percentage of 23%. The Blackhawks have allowed 231 power play opportunities and given up 45 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. They average 31 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.30% for the season to this point. They allow 31 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Blue Jackets have a total of 72 points on the season. They have 41 power play goals on 244 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 17%. They have allowed 270 power play opportunities and have given up 51 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. As a team, the Blackhawks have a total of 204 goals scored while they've given up 243 goals to this point. They average 29 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.75%. As a team they give up 31 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
Chicago has a Corsi percentage of 50.2% as they've attempted 4,539 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,494 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 49.6% as they have 3,312 attempts while they've given up 3,368 shots on the defensive end. The Blackhawks start possessions in the offensive zone 51.9% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 48.1% for the season. They have 2,352 face off wins compared to 2,420 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 49.3%. On defense Chicago has 1,379 hits and they've blocked 1,126 shots from the opposition.
Columbus has attempted 4,265 shots at full strength and they've given up 4,684 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 47.7% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 48% as they have 3,187 shots while they've given up 3,448 attempts on defense. The Blue Jackets have an offensive zone percentage of 48.8% and their defensive zone percentage is 51.2% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 48.9% as they've compiled 2,412 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,516 face off losses. On defense Columbus has blocked 1,236 shot attempts and they have 2,096 hits as a unit.
Chicago Blackhawks Betting Trends
The Chicago Blackhawks are 47-34 straight up
The Chicago Blackhawks are 29-32-20 against the over/under
Columbus Blue Jackets Betting Trends
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 28-48 straight up
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 40-35-5 against the over/under
Chicago Blackhawks Injuries
04/08/16 C Artem Anisimov Upper Body is downgraded to doubtful Saturday vs. Columbus
04/08/16 GO Corey Crawford Upper Body is upgraded to probable Saturday vs. Columbus
04/07/16 RW Marian Hossa Knee "?" Saturday vs Columbus
04/02/16 RW Andrew Shaw Upper Body out indefinitely
04/01/16 D Duncan Keith Suspension expected to miss 6 games; eligible to return Game 2 of 1st round playoffs
Columbus Blue Jackets Injuries
04/07/16 D Cody Goloubef Oblique is downgraded to out indefinitely
03/31/16 D Fedor Tyutin Undisclosed out indefinitely
03/20/16 RW David Clarkson Concussion out indefinitely
03/19/16 GO Curtis McElhinney Knee out for season
02/26/16 D Jack Johnson Shoulder out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Chicago
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