Saturday, April 2, 2016
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The Columbus Blue Jackets travel to PNC Arena to play the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday, April 2, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Blue Jackets at +127 and the Hurricanes at -140. The over/under has been set at 5.
Columbus comes into this matchup having played 77 games. They have an overall record of 30-39-8 and on the road they have a record of 13-23-2. Currently they are 8th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 198 goals and given up 241 goals for a point differential of -43. The Blue Jackets have 8 overtime losses including 4 of them in a shootout. In the past 10 games they have an overall record of 2-8-0. For the season they have an ATS record of 26-47 and an over/under record of 37-35-5. Carolina shows up with a record of 34-28-16 including 19-13-7 at home this season. They are 6th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 191 goals and surrendered 211 for a goal differential of -20. The Hurricanes have 16 losses in OT and 5 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 3-2-5 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 33-44 while their over/under record sits at 26-27-25.
Ryan Johansen has accumulated 55 total points this season for the Blue Jackets. He has 14 goals this season with 178 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 41 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 15% by scoring 21 goals on 144 shots. He has 24 assists giving him a total of 45 points on the season. Sergei Bobrovsky has 13 wins and 19 losses this season in net for the Blue Jackets. He has had 996 shots against him and has given up 92 goals. He has made 904 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Jordan Staal has accumulated 45 total points this season for the Hurricanes. He has 19 goals this season with 140 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 26 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Victor Rask has averaged 17 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 14% by scoring 21 goals on 154 shots. He has 25 assists giving him a total of 46 points on the season. Cam Ward has 22 wins and 16 losses this season in net for the Hurricanes. He has had 1,276 shots against him and has given up 117 goals. He has made 1,159 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
The Blue Jackets have 68 total points this season. They have scored 192 goals while giving up 237 goals. They have had 234 power play opportunities and have scored 40 goals on those chances for a percentage of 17%. The Blue Jackets have allowed 265 power play opportunities and given up 51 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. They average 29 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.56% for the season to this point. They allow 31 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%.
The Hurricanes have a total of 84 points on the season. They have 39 power play goals on 230 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 17%. They have allowed 195 power play opportunities and have given up 31 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%. As a team, the Blue Jackets have a total of 190 goals scored while they've given up 206 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.12%. As a team they give up 28 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
Columbus has a Corsi percentage of 47.6% as they've attempted 4,097 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,505 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 48% as they have 3,060 attempts while they've given up 3,321 shots on the defensive end. The Blue Jackets start possessions in the offensive zone 48.5% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 51.5% for the season. They have 2,325 face off wins compared to 2,423 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 49%. On defense Columbus has 2,018 hits and they've blocked 1,184 shots from the opposition.
Carolina has attempted 4,482 shots at full strength and they've given up 4,020 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 52.7% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 51.8% as they have 3,320 shots while they've given up 3,088 attempts on defense. The Hurricanes have an offensive zone percentage of 53.9% and their defensive zone percentage is 46.1% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 53.8% as they've compiled 2,396 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,060 face off losses. On defense Carolina has blocked 932 shot attempts and they have 1,487 hits as a unit.
Columbus Blue Jackets Betting Trends
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 26-47 straight up
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 37-35-5 against the over/under
Carolina Hurricanes Betting Trends
The Carolina Hurricanes are 33-44 straight up
The Carolina Hurricanes are 26-27-25 against the over/under
Columbus Blue Jackets Injuries
03/31/16 D Fedor Tyutin Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Carolina
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
Carolina Hurricanes Injuries
10/09/15 D James Wisniewski Knee out 6 months
03/26/16 LW Phil Di Giuseppe Upper Body out indefinitely
02/27/16 C Andrej Nestrasil Back out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Columbus
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