Saturday, November 26, 2016
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The Columbus Blue Jackets travel to BB&T Center to play the Florida Panthers on Saturday, November 26, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Blue Jackets at -135 and the Panthers at +122. The over/under has been set at 5.
Columbus comes into this matchup having played 18 games. They have an overall record of 10-5-3 and on the road they have a record of 3-2-2. Currently they are 4th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 56 goals and given up 42 goals for a point differential of +14. 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 10-8 and an over/under record of 5-12-1. Florida shows up with a record of 10-9-1 including 6-4-0 at home this season. They are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 53 goals and surrendered 54 for a goal differential of -1. The Panthers have a record of 6-4-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 9-10 while their over/under record sits at 9-7-4.
Cam Atkinson has accumulated 17 total points this season for the Blue Jackets. He has 7 goals this season with 54 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 10 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 10% by scoring 5 goals on 48 shots. He has 10 assists giving him a total of 15 points on the season. Sergei Bobrovsky has 10 wins and 5 losses this season in net for the Blue Jackets. He has had 468 shots against him and has given up 33 goals. He has made 435 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Vincent Trocheck has accumulated 13 total points this season for the Panthers. He has 6 goals this season with 47 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 7 assists on the season and averages 21 minutes played per game. Jon Marchessault has averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 16% by scoring 9 goals on 55 shots. He has 7 assists giving him a total of 16 points on the season. Roberto Luongo has 7 wins and 6 losses this season in net for the Panthers. He has had 379 shots against him and has given up 30 goals. He has made 349 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Blue Jackets have 23 total points this season. They have scored 56 goals while giving up 42 goals. They have had 49 power play opportunities and have scored 14 goals on those chances for a percentage of 29%. The Blue Jackets have allowed 51 power play opportunities and given up 9 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. They average 28 shots per game and as a team are shooting 11.20% for the season to this point. They allow 31 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Panthers have a total of 21 points on the season. They have 10 power play goals on 69 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 14%. They have allowed 59 power play opportunities and have given up 11 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. As a team, the Blue Jackets have a total of 53 goals scored while they've given up 54 goals to this point. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.69%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Columbus has a Corsi percentage of 48.7% as they've attempted 994 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,046 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 47.9% as they have 720 attempts while they've given up 784 shots on the defensive end. The Blue Jackets start possessions in the offensive zone 50% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 50% for the season. They have 522 face off wins compared to 558 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 48.3%. On defense Columbus has 357 hits and they've blocked 262 shots from the opposition.
Florida has attempted 1,131 shots at full strength and they've given up 994 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 53.2% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 52.6% as they have 862 shots while they've given up 778 attempts on defense. The Panthers have an offensive zone percentage of 53.6% and their defensive zone percentage is 46.4% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 48.6% as they've compiled 596 face off wins this season and they have suffered 630 face off losses. On defense Florida has blocked 216 shot attempts and they have 413 hits as a unit.
Columbus Blue Jackets Betting Trends
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 10-8 straight up
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 5-12-1 against the over/under
Florida Panthers Betting Trends
The Florida Panthers are 9-10 straight up
The Florida Panthers are 9-7-4 against the over/under
Columbus Blue Jackets Injuries
11/25/16 LW Matt Calvert Upper Body is downgraded to expected to miss Friday vs. Tampa Bay
11/23/16 D Dalton Prout Back "?" Friday vs Tampa Bay
10/10/16 RW David Clarkson Back out indefinitely
10/10/16 GO Joonas Korpisalo Groin out indefinitely
Florida Panthers Injuries
11/21/16 D Alex Petrovic Lower Body out indefinitely
10/10/16 LW Jonathan Huberdeau Achilles expected to miss 3-4 months
Tony's Pick: Take Columbus -135
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