Friday, December 9, 2016
Joe Louis Arena
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The Columbus Blue Jackets head to Joe Louis Arena to take on the Detroit Red Wings on Friday, December 9, 2016. The opening line for this matchup has the Blue Jackets at -105 and the Red Wings at -105. The over/under is 5.
Columbus comes into this game having played 24 contests. They have an overall record of 15-5-4 and away from home they have a record of 6-2-3. Currently they are 2nd in the Metropolitan Division. They've tallied 77 goals and surrendered 53 goals for a point differential of +24. The Blue Jackets have an overall record of 7-1-2 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 14-9 and an over/under record of 7-15-2. Detroit comes into this game with a record of 13-11-3 including 6-6-2 at home this season. They are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 69 goals and surrendered 72 for a goal differential of -3. The Red Wings have a record of 5-3-2 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 9-14 while their over/under record sits at 12-12-3.
Cam Atkinson has accumulated 23 total points this season for the Blue Jackets. He has 8 goals this season with 74 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 15 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 6 goals on 71 shots. He has 11 assists giving him a total of 17 points on the season. Sergei Bobrovsky has 14 wins and 5 losses this season in net for the Blue Jackets. He has had 584 shots against him and has given up 41 goals. He has made 543 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Gustav Nyquist has accumulated 15 total points this season for the Red Wings. He has 4 goals this season with 50 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 11 assists on the season and averages 17 minutes played per game. Mike Green has averaged 24 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 6 goals on 48 shots. He has 10 assists giving him a total of 16 points on the season. Petr Mrazek has 8 wins and 5 losses this season in net for the Red Wings. He has had 488 shots against him and has given up 45 goals. He has made 443 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
The Blue Jackets have 34 total points this season. They have scored 77 goals while giving up 53 goals. They have had 69 power play opportunities and have scored 17 goals on those chances for a percentage of 25%. The Blue Jackets have allowed 64 power play opportunities and given up 12 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. They average 31 shots per game and as a team are shooting 10.35% for the season to this point. They allow 29 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 93%.
The Red Wings have a total of 29 points on the season. They have 13 power play goals on 89 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 15%. They have allowed 82 power play opportunities and have given up 13 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%. As a team, the Blue Jackets have a total of 69 goals scored while they've given up 72 goals to this point. They average 28 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.15%. As a team they give up 31 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Columbus has a Corsi percentage of 50.7% as they've attempted 1,389 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,352 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 51% as they have 1,041 attempts while they've given up 1,002 shots on the defensive end. The Blue Jackets start possessions in the offensive zone 52.4% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 47.6% for the season. They have 692 face off wins compared to 751 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 48%. On defense Columbus has 490 hits and they've blocked 350 shots from the opposition.
Detroit has attempted 1,358 shots at full strength and they've given up 1,526 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 47.1% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 46.7% as they have 1,027 shots while they've given up 1,171 attempts on defense. The Red Wings have an offensive zone percentage of 48.4% and their defensive zone percentage is 51.6% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 51.6% as they've compiled 809 face off wins this season and they have suffered 758 face off losses. On defense Detroit has blocked 355 shot attempts and they have 529 hits as a unit.
Columbus Blue Jackets Betting Trends
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 14-9 straight up
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 7-15-2 against the over/under
Detroit Red Wings Betting Trends
The Detroit Red Wings are 9-14 straight up
The Detroit Red Wings are 12-12-3 against the over/under
Columbus Blue Jackets Injuries
10/10/16 RW David Clarkson Back out indefinitely
10/10/16 GO Joonas Korpisalo Groin out indefinitely
Detroit Red Wings Injuries
12/08/16 GO Jimmy Howard Groin is upgraded to expected to be available Friday vs. Columbus
12/02/16 LW Justin Abdelkader Knee expected to miss 2-4 weeks
11/28/16 D Brendan Smith Knee expected to miss 4-6 weeks
11/28/16 LW Tyler Bertuzzi Ankle expected to miss 3-5 weeks
11/21/16 D Alexey Marchenko Shoulder out indefinitely
11/16/16 C Darren Helm Shoulder expected to miss 6-8 weeks
11/11/16 C Andreas Athanasiou Knee out indefinitely
10/27/16 C Joe Vitale Concussion out indefinitely
10/15/15 C Johan Franzen Concussion out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Columbus -105
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