Monday, February 22, 2016
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The Columbus Blue Jackets travel to TD Garden to play the Boston Bruins on Monday, February 22, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Blue Jackets at +166 and the Bruins at -185. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
Columbus comes into this matchup having played 59 games. They have an overall record of 23-29-7 and on the road they have a record of 12-17-1. Currently they are 8th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 149 goals and given up 184 goals for a point differential of -35. The Blue Jackets have 7 overtime losses including 3 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 21-36 and an over/under record of 28-28-3. Boston shows up with a record of 32-21-6 including 12-14-3 at home this season. They are 2nd in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 181 goals and surrendered 163 for a goal differential of +18. The Bruins have 6 losses in OT and 1 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 6-3-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 31-27 while their over/under record sits at 27-25-7.
Ryan Johansen has accumulated 42 total points this season for the Blue Jackets. He has 10 goals this season with 141 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 7%. He has a total of 32 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 17% by scoring 18 goals on 109 shots. He has 19 assists giving him a total of 37 points on the season. Joonas Korpisalo has 9 wins and 7 losses this season in net for the Blue Jackets. He has had 627 shots against him and has given up 50 goals. He has made 577 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Patrice Bergeron has accumulated 50 total points this season for the Bruins. He has 22 goals this season with 200 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 28 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 16% by scoring 21 goals on 128 shots. He has 25 assists giving him a total of 46 points on the season. Tuukka Rask has 22 wins and 17 losses this season in net for the Bruins. He has had 1,329 shots against him and has given up 113 goals. He has made 1,216 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Blue Jackets have 53 total points this season. They have scored 145 goals while giving up 181 goals. They have had 180 power play opportunities and have scored 30 goals on those chances for a percentage of 17%. The Blue Jackets have allowed 207 power play opportunities and given up 41 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. They average 29 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.48% 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 70 points on the season. They have 39 power play goals on 173 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 23%. They have allowed 200 power play opportunities and have given up 33 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%. As a team, the Blue Jackets have a total of 177 goals scored while they've given up 162 goals to this point. They average 32 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.46%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Columbus has a Corsi percentage of 47.3% as they've attempted 3,109 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,458 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 47.8% as they have 2,325 attempts while they've given up 2,543 shots on the defensive end. The Blue Jackets start possessions in the offensive zone 47.4% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 52.6% for the season. They have 1,757 face off wins compared to 1,884 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 48.3%. On defense Columbus has 1,600 hits and they've blocked 915 shots from the opposition.
Boston has attempted 3,342 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,404 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 49.5% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 50% as they have 2,538 shots while they've given up 2,542 attempts on defense. The Bruins have an offensive zone percentage of 50% and their defensive zone percentage is 50% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 50% as they've compiled 1,852 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,854 face off losses. On defense Boston has blocked 862 shot attempts and they have 1,578 hits as a unit.
Columbus Blue Jackets Betting Trends
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 21-36 straight up
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 28-28-3 against the over/under
Boston Bruins Betting Trends
The Boston Bruins are 31-27 straight up
The Boston Bruins are 27-25-7 against the over/under
Columbus Blue Jackets Injuries
01/22/16 GO Sergei Bobrovsky Groin out indefinitely
01/04/16 RW David Clarkson Upper Body out indefinitely
Boston Bruins Injuries
11/03/15 C Chris Kelly Leg out indefinitely
02/21/16 D Torey Krug Upper Body injured last game, "?" Monday vs. Columbus
02/20/16 C Ryan Spooner Illness "?" Monday vs Columbus
02/08/16 GO Malcolm Subban Throat out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Boston
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