Thursday, December 1, 2016
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The Columbus Blue Jackets travel to Pepsi Center to play the Colorado Avalanche on Thursday, December 1, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Blue Jackets at -130 and the Avalanche at +118. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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Columbus comes into this matchup having played 21 games. They have an overall record of 12-5-4 and on the road they have a record of 4-2-3. Currently they are 4th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 67 goals and given up 48 goals for a point differential of +19. The Blue Jackets have an overall record of 6-2-2 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 12-9 and an over/under record of 7-13-1. Colorado shows up with a record of 9-11-1 including 4-6-1 at home this season. They are 7th in the Central Division. They've scored 47 goals and surrendered 63 for a goal differential of -16. The Avalanche have a record of 4-5-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 9-12 while their over/under record sits at 8-10-3.
Cam Atkinson has accumulated 20 total points this season for the Blue Jackets. He has 8 goals this season with 66 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 12 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Zach Werenski has averaged 22 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 8% by scoring 5 goals on 59 shots. He has 11 assists giving him a total of 16 points on the season. Sergei Bobrovsky has 12 wins and 5 losses this season in net for the Blue Jackets. He has had 546 shots against him and has given up 38 goals. He has made 508 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Nathan MacKinnon has accumulated 15 total points this season for the Avalanche. He has 5 goals this season with 81 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 6%. He has a total of 10 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Matt Duchene has averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 17% by scoring 7 goals on 41 shots. He has 7 assists giving him a total of 14 points on the season. Semyon Varlamov has 5 wins and 9 losses this season in net for the Avalanche. He has had 436 shots against him and has given up 42 goals. He has made 394 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
The Blue Jackets have 28 total points this season. They have scored 67 goals while giving up 48 goals. They have had 54 power play opportunities and have scored 15 goals on those chances for a percentage of 28%. The Blue Jackets have allowed 55 power play opportunities and given up 9 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%. They average 29 shots per game and as a team are shooting 10.93% for the season to this point. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 93%.
The Avalanche have a total of 19 points on the season. They have 10 power play goals on 65 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 15%. They have allowed 83 power play opportunities and have given up 18 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 78%. As a team, the Blue Jackets have a total of 47 goals scored while they've given up 63 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 7.48%. As a team they give up 32 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Columbus has a Corsi percentage of 49.3% as they've attempted 1,177 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,211 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 49% as they have 867 attempts while they've given up 903 shots on the defensive end. The Blue Jackets start possessions in the offensive zone 50.6% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 49.4% for the season. They have 607 face off wins compared to 658 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 48%. On defense Columbus has 435 hits and they've blocked 308 shots from the opposition.
Colorado has attempted 1,131 shots at full strength and they've given up 1,186 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 48.8% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 49.3% as they have 845 shots while they've given up 868 attempts on defense. The Avalanche have an offensive zone percentage of 49.1% and their defensive zone percentage is 50.9% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 52.6% as they've compiled 682 face off wins this season and they have suffered 614 face off losses. On defense Colorado has blocked 318 shot attempts and they have 472 hits as a unit.
Columbus Blue Jackets Betting Trends
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 12-9 straight up
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 7-13-1 against the over/under
Colorado Avalanche Betting Trends
The Colorado Avalanche are 9-12 straight up
The Colorado Avalanche are 8-10-3 against the over/under
Columbus Blue Jackets Injuries
11/29/16 D Dalton Prout Back "?" Thursday vs Colorado
11/25/16 LW Matt Calvert Upper Body out indefinitely
10/10/16 RW David Clarkson Back out indefinitely
10/10/16 GO Joonas Korpisalo Groin out indefinitely
Colorado Avalanche Injuries
11/28/16 LW Gabriel Landeskog Lower Body out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Columbus -130
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