Saturday, December 3, 2016
Gila River Arena
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The Columbus Blue Jackets travel to Gila River Arena to play the Arizona Coyotes on Saturday, December 3, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Blue Jackets at -135 and the Coyotes at +122. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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Columbus comes into this matchup having played 22 games. They have an overall record of 13-5-4 and on the road they have a record of 5-2-3. Currently they are 3rd in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 70 goals and given up 50 goals for a point differential of +20. The Blue Jackets have an overall record of 7-1-2 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 13-9 and an over/under record of 7-13-2. Arizona shows up with a record of 8-11-3 including 5-5-0 at home this season. They are 7th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 54 goals and surrendered 69 for a goal differential of -15. The Coyotes have a record of 3-4-3 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 6-14 while their over/under record sits at 8-11-3.
Zach Werenski has accumulated 16 total points this season for the Blue Jackets. He has 5 goals this season with 62 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 11 assists on the season and averages 22 minutes played per game. Cam Atkinson has averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 12% by scoring 8 goals on 68 shots. He has 13 assists giving him a total of 21 points on the season. Sergei Bobrovsky has 13 wins and 5 losses this season in net for the Blue Jackets. He has had 566 shots against him and has given up 40 goals. He has made 526 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Radim Vrbata has accumulated 16 total points this season for the Coyotes. He has 7 goals this season with 66 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 9 assists on the season and averages 17 minutes played per game. Jordan Martinook has averaged 16 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 15% by scoring 5 goals on 33 shots. He has 6 assists giving him a total of 11 points on the season. Louis Domingue has 4 wins and 8 losses this season in net for the Coyotes. He has had 387 shots against him and has given up 37 goals. He has made 350 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
The Blue Jackets have 30 total points this season. They have scored 70 goals while giving up 50 goals. They have had 58 power play opportunities and have scored 15 goals on those chances for a percentage of 26%. The Blue Jackets have allowed 58 power play opportunities and given up 10 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 10.77% for the season to this point. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Coyotes have a total of 19 points on the season. They have 9 power play goals on 66 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 14%. They have allowed 67 power play opportunities and have given up 13 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. As a team, the Blue Jackets have a total of 54 goals scored while they've given up 69 goals to this point. They average 29 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.56%. As a team they give up 34 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Columbus has a Corsi percentage of 49.6% as they've attempted 1,237 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,257 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 49.6% as they have 918 attempts while they've given up 933 shots on the defensive end. The Blue Jackets start possessions in the offensive zone 51.3% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 48.7% for the season. They have 621 face off wins compared to 697 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 47.1%. On defense Columbus has 451 hits and they've blocked 324 shots from the opposition.
Arizona has attempted 1,175 shots at full strength and they've given up 1,403 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 45.6% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 44.9% as they have 876 shots while they've given up 1,075 attempts on defense. The Coyotes have an offensive zone percentage of 45.4% and their defensive zone percentage is 54.6% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 48.3% as they've compiled 660 face off wins this season and they have suffered 706 face off losses. On defense Arizona has blocked 328 shot attempts and they have 577 hits as a unit.
Columbus Blue Jackets Betting Trends
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 13-9 straight up
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 7-13-2 against the over/under
Arizona Coyotes Betting Trends
The Arizona Coyotes are 6-14 straight up
The Arizona Coyotes are 8-11-3 against the over/under
Columbus Blue Jackets Injuries
12/01/16 C Brandon Dubinsky Head "?" Saturday vs. Arizona
12/01/16 D Dalton Prout Back "?" Saturday vs. Arizona
11/25/16 LW Matt Calvert Head out indefinitely
10/10/16 RW David Clarkson Back out indefinitely
10/10/16 GO Joonas Korpisalo Groin out indefinitely
Arizona Coyotes Injuries
11/18/16 RW Brad Richardson Tibia out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Columbus -135
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