Tuesday, February 2, 2016
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The Columbus Blue Jackets travel to Rexall Place to play the Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday, February 2, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Blue Jackets at -105 and the Oilers at -115. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
Columbus comes into this matchup having played 51 games. They have an overall record of 19-27-5 and on the road they have a record of 10-16-1. Currently they are 8th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 133 goals and given up 163 goals for a point differential of -30. The Blue Jackets have 5 overtime losses including 2 of them in a shootout. In the past 10 games they have an overall record of 4-4-2. For the season they have an ATS record of 17-32 and an over/under record of 25-23-3. Edmonton shows up with a record of 19-26-5 including 13-10-1 at home this season. They are 7th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 122 goals and surrendered 149 for a goal differential of -27. The Oilers have 5 losses in OT and 1 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 3-5-2 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 15-31 while their over/under record sits at 25-21-4.
Ryan Johansen has accumulated 36 total points this season for the Blue Jackets. He has 9 goals this season with 117 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 27 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 18% by scoring 17 goals on 96 shots. He has 17 assists giving him a total of 34 points on the season. Joonas Korpisalo has 5 wins and 5 losses this season in net for the Blue Jackets. He has had 354 shots against him and has given up 30 goals. He has made 324 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Taylor Hall has accumulated 48 total points this season for the Oilers. He has 18 goals this season with 190 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 30 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Ryan Nugent-Hopkins has averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 9% by scoring 8 goals on 85 shots. He has 22 assists giving him a total of 30 points on the season. Anders Nilsson has 10 wins and 11 losses this season in net for the Oilers. He has had 722 shots against him and has given up 70 goals. He has made 652 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
The Blue Jackets have 43 total points this season. They have scored 131 goals while giving up 161 goals. They have had 156 power play opportunities and have scored 28 goals on those chances for a percentage of 18%. The Blue Jackets have allowed 184 power play opportunities and given up 35 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. They average 29 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.00% for the season to this point. They allow 31 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%.
The Oilers have a total of 43 points on the season. They have 24 power play goals on 145 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 17%. They have allowed 146 power play opportunities and have given up 28 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. As a team, the Blue Jackets have a total of 118 goals scored while they've given up 148 goals to this point. They average 29 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.19%. As a team they give up 31 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Columbus has a Corsi percentage of 47.4% as they've attempted 2,542 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,820 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 47.8% as they have 1,912 attempts while they've given up 2,092 shots on the defensive end. The Blue Jackets start possessions in the offensive zone 47.6% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 52.4% for the season. They have 1,457 face off wins compared to 1,529 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 48.8%. On defense Columbus has 1,327 hits and they've blocked 728 shots from the opposition.
Edmonton has attempted 2,744 shots at full strength and they've given up 2,879 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 48.8% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 48.1% as they have 1,993 shots while they've given up 2,147 attempts on defense. The Oilers have an offensive zone percentage of 49.4% and their defensive zone percentage is 50.6% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 49.5% as they've compiled 1,517 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,549 face off losses. On defense Edmonton has blocked 732 shot attempts and they have 1,089 hits as a unit.
Columbus Blue Jackets Betting Trends
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 17-32 straight up
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 25-23-3 against the over/under
Edmonton Oilers Betting Trends
The Edmonton Oilers are 15-31 straight up
The Edmonton Oilers are 25-21-4 against the over/under
Columbus Blue Jackets Injuries
01/22/16 GO Sergei Bobrovsky Groin out indefinitely
01/15/16 D David Savard Oblique out indefinitely
01/04/16 GO Curtis McElhinney Ankle out indefinitely
01/04/16 RW David Clarkson Upper Body out indefinitely
Edmonton Oilers Injuries
12/21/15 D Andrew Ference Hip out for season
12/15/15 D Oscar Klefbom Staph Infection out indefinitely
01/22/16 D Brandon Davidson Undisclosed out indefinitely
01/18/16 C Ryan Nugent-Hopkins Hand out 6-8 weeks
01/09/16 C Connor McDavid Collarbone expected to return Tuesday vs Columbus
Josh's Pick: Take Edmonton
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