Saturday, January 23, 2016
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The Columbus Blue Jackets travel to TD Garden to play the Boston Bruins on Saturday, January 23, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Blue Jackets at +190 and the Bruins at -212. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
Columbus comes into this matchup having played 48 games. They have an overall record of 17-27-4 and on the road they have a record of 9-16-0. Currently they are 8th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 121 goals and given up 156 goals for a point differential of -35. Boston shows up with a record of 24-17-5 including 10-12-2 at home this season. They are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 139 goals and surrendered 121 for a goal differential of +18.
Ryan Johansen has accumulated 35 total points this season for the Blue Jackets. He has 9 goals this season with 111 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 26 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Scott Hartnell has averaged 16 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 18% by scoring 16 goals on 89 shots. He has 16 assists giving him a total of 32 points on the season. Sergei Bobrovsky has 11 wins and 13 losses this season in net for the Blue Jackets. He has had 753 shots against him and has given up 67 goals. He has made 686 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Patrice Bergeron has accumulated 42 total points this season for the Bruins. He has 18 goals this season with 161 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 24 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Loui Eriksson has averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 15% by scoring 15 goals on 98 shots. He has 23 assists giving him a total of 38 points on the season. Tuukka Rask has 16 wins and 14 losses this season in net for the Bruins. He has had 996 shots against him and has given up 83 goals. He has made 913 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Blue Jackets have 38 total points this season. They have scored 119 goals while giving up 155 goals. They have had 146 power play opportunities and have scored 26 goals on those chances for a percentage of 18%. The Blue Jackets have allowed 170 power play opportunities and given up 33 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. They average 29 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.68% for the season to this point. They allow 31 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%.
The Bruins have a total of 53 points on the season. They have 33 power play goals on 122 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 27%. They have allowed 155 power play opportunities and have given up 24 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 85%. As a team, the Blue Jackets have a total of 137 goals scored while they've given up 120 goals to this point. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.50%. As a team they give up 29 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Columbus Blue Jackets Betting Trends
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 15-31 straight up
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 23-22-3 against the over/under
Boston Bruins Betting Trends
The Boston Bruins are 22-22 straight up
The Boston Bruins are 20-21-5 against the over/under
Columbus Blue Jackets Injuries
12/30/15 LW Matt Calvert Knee out 4 weeks
01/21/16 GO Sergei Bobrovsky Lower Body injured last game, "?" Saturday vs Boston
01/15/16 D David Savard Upper Body out indefinitely
01/09/16 LW Nick Foligno Upper Body out indefinitely
01/04/16 GO Curtis McElhinney Ankle out indefinitely
01/04/16 RW David Clarkson Upper Body out indefinitely
Boston Bruins Injuries
11/03/15 C Chris Kelly Leg out indefinitely
01/22/16 LW Matt Beleskey Illness expected to miss Saturday vs. Columbus
01/06/16 D Adam McQuaid Concussion out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Boston
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