Tuesday, October 25, 2016
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The Columbus Blue Jackets travel to Staples Center to play the Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday, October 25, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Blue Jackets at +138 and the Kings at -172. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
Columbus comes into this matchup having played 4 games. They have an overall record of 2-2-0 and on the road they have a record of 1-0-0. Currently they are 7th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 11 goals and given up 11 goals for a point differential of 0. For the season they have an ATS record of 2-2 and an over/under record of 1-3-0. Los Angeles shows up with a record of 2-3-0 including 1-1-0 at home this season. They are 5th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 14 goals and surrendered 18 for a goal differential of -4. Their record against the spread is 1-3 while their over/under record sits at 4-1-0.
Alexander Wennberg has accumulated 4 total points this season for the Blue Jackets. He has 1 goal this season with 8 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 3 assists on the season and averages 16 minutes played per game. Cam Atkinson has averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 1 goal on 10 shots. He has 2 assists giving him a total of 3 points on the season. Sergei Bobrovsky has 2 wins and 2 losses this season in net for the Blue Jackets. He has had 139 shots against him and has given up 9 goals. He has made 130 saves for a save percentage of 94%.
Anze Kopitar has accumulated 4 total points this season for the Kings. He has 1 goal this season with 16 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 6%. He has a total of 3 assists on the season and averages 22 minutes played per game. Jeff Carter has averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 8% by scoring 1 goal on 13 shots. He has 3 assists giving him a total of 4 points on the season. Jeff Zatkoff has no wins and 3 losses this season in net for the Kings. He has had 62 shots against him and has given up 10 goals. He has made 52 saves for a save percentage of 84%.
The Blue Jackets have 4 total points this season. They have scored 11 goals while giving up 11 goals. They have had 9 power play opportunities and have scored 4 goals on those chances for a percentage of 44%. The Blue Jackets have allowed 16 power play opportunities and given up 1 goal on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 94%. They average 28 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.73% for the season to this point. They allow 35 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 94%.
The Kings have a total of 4 points on the season. They have 3 power play goals on 17 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 18%. They have allowed 19 power play opportunities and have given up 5 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 74%. As a team, the Blue Jackets have a total of 14 goals scored while they've given up 18 goals to this point. They average 29 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.52%. As a team they give up 26 shots per game and have a save percentage of 87%.
Columbus has a Corsi percentage of 48.5% as they've attempted 235 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 250 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 46.8% as they have 168 attempts while they've given up 191 shots on the defensive end. The Blue Jackets start possessions in the offensive zone 49.7% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 50.3% for the season. They have 118 face off wins compared to 129 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 47.8%. On defense Columbus has 83 hits and they've blocked 59 shots from the opposition.
Los Angeles has attempted 335 shots at full strength and they've given up 249 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 57.4% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 55.4% as they have 232 shots while they've given up 187 attempts on defense. The Kings have an offensive zone percentage of 51.3% and their defensive zone percentage is 48.7% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 52.3% as they've compiled 174 face off wins this season and they have suffered 159 face off losses. On defense Los Angeles has blocked 62 shot attempts and they have 144 hits as a unit.
Columbus Blue Jackets Betting Trends
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 2-2 straight up
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 1-3-0 against the over/under
Los Angeles Kings Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Kings are 1-3 straight up
The Los Angeles Kings are 4-1-0 against the over/under
Columbus Blue Jackets Injuries
10/24/16 D Ryan Murray Jaw expected to miss Tuesday vs. Los Angeles
10/10/16 RW David Clarkson Back out indefinitely
10/10/16 GO Joonas Korpisalo Groin out indefinitely
Los Angeles Kings Injuries
10/22/16 GO Jeff Zatkoff Groin expected to miss 5-7 days
10/13/16 GO Jonathan Quick Groin out 3-4 months
10/09/16 RW Marian Gaborik Foot out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Los Angeles
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