Tuesday, December 13, 2016
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The Columbus Blue Jackets head to Rexall Place to take on the Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday, December 13, 2016. The opening line for this matchup has the Blue Jackets at +104 and the Oilers at -115. The over/under is 5.
Columbus comes into this game having played 26 contests. They have an overall record of 17-5-4 and away from home they have a record of 7-2-3. Currently they are 4th in the Metropolitan Division. They've tallied 87 goals and surrendered 56 goals for a point differential of +31. 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 16-9 and an over/under record of 8-15-3. Edmonton comes into this game with a record of 15-11-5 including 7-6-1 at home this season. They are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They've scored 93 goals and surrendered 85 for a goal differential of +8. The Oilers have a record of 3-3-4 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 14-16 while their over/under record sits at 13-16-2.
Cam Atkinson has accumulated 27 total points this season for the Blue Jackets. He has 10 goals this season with 77 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 17 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 76 shots. He has 11 assists giving him a total of 17 points on the season. Sergei Bobrovsky has 16 wins and 5 losses this season in net for the Blue Jackets. He has had 647 shots against him and has given up 44 goals. He has made 603 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Leon Draisaitl has accumulated 26 total points this season for the Oilers. He has 13 goals this season with 69 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 19%. He has a total of 13 assists on the season and averages 17 minutes played per game. Connor McDavid has averaged 21 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 12 goals on 92 shots. He has 27 assists giving him a total of 39 points on the season. Cam Talbot has 14 wins and 9 losses this season in net for the Oilers. He has had 810 shots against him and has given up 68 goals. He has made 742 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Blue Jackets have 38 total points this season. They have scored 87 goals while giving up 56 goals. They have had 73 power play opportunities and have scored 18 goals on those chances for a percentage of 25%. The Blue Jackets have allowed 70 power play opportunities and given up 13 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. They average 31 shots per game and as a team are shooting 10.77% for the season to this point. They allow 29 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 93%.
The Oilers have a total of 35 points on the season. They have 22 power play goals on 98 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 22%. They have allowed 92 power play opportunities and have given up 14 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 85%. As a team, the Blue Jackets have a total of 93 goals scored while they've given up 85 goals to this point. They average 32 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.45%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Columbus has a Corsi percentage of 50.5% as they've attempted 1,496 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,469 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 50.8% as they have 1,123 attempts while they've given up 1,088 shots on the defensive end. The Blue Jackets start possessions in the offensive zone 51.6% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 48.4% for the season. They have 746 face off wins compared to 818 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 47.7%. On defense Columbus has 525 hits and they've blocked 381 shots from the opposition.
Edmonton has attempted 1,830 shots at full strength and they've given up 1,681 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 52.1% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 51.9% as they have 1,355 shots while they've given up 1,256 attempts on defense. The Oilers have an offensive zone percentage of 52.2% and their defensive zone percentage is 47.8% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 47.3% as they've compiled 892 face off wins this season and they have suffered 992 face off losses. On defense Edmonton has blocked 425 shot attempts and they have 765 hits as a unit.
Columbus Blue Jackets Betting Trends
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 16-9 straight up
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 8-15-3 against the over/under
Edmonton Oilers Betting Trends
The Edmonton Oilers are 14-16 straight up
The Edmonton Oilers are 13-16-2 against the over/under
Columbus Blue Jackets Injuries
12/10/16 LW Nick Foligno Illness "?" Tuesday vs Edmonton
10/10/16 RW David Clarkson Back out indefinitely
10/10/16 GO Joonas Korpisalo Groin out indefinitely
Edmonton Oilers Injuries
12/11/16 D Mark Fayne Groin "?" Tuesday vs Columbus
12/03/16 D Eric Gryba Undisclosed expected to miss 5-7 days
12/03/16 D Darnell Nurse Foot out indefinitely
10/21/16 D Andrew Ference Hip out indefinitely
10/14/16 D Brandon Davidson Shoulder out indefinitely
10/09/16 RW Iiro Pakarinen Knee out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Columbus +104
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