Thursday, November 10, 2016
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The Columbus Blue Jackets travel to TD Garden to play the Boston Bruins on Thursday, November 10, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Blue Jackets at +127 and the Bruins at -159. The over/under has been set at 5.
Columbus comes into this matchup having played 10 games. They have an overall record of 5-3-2 and on the road they have a record of 2-1-2. Currently they are 6th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 32 goals and given up 21 goals for a point differential of +11. The Blue Jackets have an overall record of 5-3-2 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 5-5 and an over/under record of 2-8-0. Boston shows up with a record of 7-6-0 including 2-3-0 at home this season. They are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 32 goals and surrendered 35 for a goal differential of -3. The Bruins have a record of 5-5-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 6-6 while their over/under record sits at 5-7-1.
Zach Werenski has accumulated 10 total points this season for the Blue Jackets. He has 2 goals this season with 26 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 8 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 13% by scoring 4 goals on 32 shots. He has 3 assists giving him a total of 7 points on the season. Sergei Bobrovsky has 5 wins and 3 losses this season in net for the Blue Jackets. He has had 300 shots against him and has given up 16 goals. He has made 284 saves for a save percentage of 95%.
Brad Marchand has accumulated 15 total points this season for the Bruins. He has 5 goals this season with 28 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 18%. He has a total of 10 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. David Pastrnak has averaged 16 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 23% by scoring 9 goals on 40 shots. He has 4 assists giving him a total of 13 points on the season. Tuukka Rask has 7 wins and 1 loss this season in net for the Bruins. He has had 239 shots against him and has given up 14 goals. He has made 225 saves for a save percentage of 94%.
The Blue Jackets have 12 total points this season. They have scored 32 goals while giving up 21 goals. They have had 28 power play opportunities and have scored 11 goals on those chances for a percentage of 39%. The Blue Jackets have allowed 32 power play opportunities and given up 3 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 91%. They average 29 shots per game and as a team are shooting 11.23% for the season to this point. They allow 33 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 95%.
The Bruins have a total of 14 points on the season. They have 7 power play goals on 48 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 15%. They have allowed 53 power play opportunities and have given up 9 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83%. As a team, the Blue Jackets have a total of 32 goals scored while they've given up 35 goals to this point. They average 32 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 7.71%. As a team they give up 29 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Columbus has a Corsi percentage of 46.6% as they've attempted 550 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 630 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 45.8% as they have 403 attempts while they've given up 477 shots on the defensive end. The Blue Jackets start possessions in the offensive zone 47.5% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 52.5% for the season. They have 294 face off wins compared to 321 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 47.8%. On defense Columbus has 214 hits and they've blocked 153 shots from the opposition.
Boston has attempted 774 shots at full strength and they've given up 723 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 51.7% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 52.2% as they have 574 shots while they've given up 525 attempts on defense. The Bruins have an offensive zone percentage of 53.2% and their defensive zone percentage is 46.8% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 51.7% as they've compiled 431 face off wins this season and they have suffered 402 face off losses. On defense Boston has blocked 198 shot attempts and they have 275 hits as a unit.
Columbus Blue Jackets Betting Trends
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 5-5 straight up
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 2-8-0 against the over/under
Boston Bruins Betting Trends
The Boston Bruins are 6-6 straight up
The Boston Bruins are 5-7-1 against the over/under
Columbus Blue Jackets Injuries
11/09/16 C Brandon Dubinsky Undisclosed expected to miss Wednesday vs. Anaheim
11/07/16 D Seth Jones Foot expected to miss 3-4 weeks
10/10/16 RW David Clarkson Back out indefinitely
10/10/16 GO Joonas Korpisalo Groin out indefinitely
Boston Bruins Injuries
11/08/16 C Noel Acciari Leg "?" Thursday vs Columbus
10/25/16 GO Anton Khudobin Arm expected to miss 3 weeks
10/12/16 D Kevan Miller Hand expected to miss 6 weeks
10/10/16 C Frank Vatrano Foot out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Boston -159
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