Tuesday, January 26, 2016
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The Columbus Blue Jackets travel to Bell Centre to play the Montreal Canadiens on Tuesday, January 26, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Blue Jackets at +154 and the Canadiens at -171. The over/under has been set at 5.
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Columbus comes into this matchup having played 49 games. They have an overall record of 17-27-5 and on the road they have a record of 9-16-1. Currently they are 8th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 123 goals and given up 159 goals for a point differential of -36. Montreal shows up with a record of 24-20-4 including 12-9-2 at home this season. They are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 132 goals and surrendered 124 for a goal differential of +8.
Ryan Johansen has accumulated 35 total points this season for the Blue Jackets. He has 9 goals this season with 113 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 26 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 17% by scoring 16 goals on 93 shots. He has 16 assists giving him a total of 32 points on the season. Joonas Korpisalo has 3 wins and 5 losses this season in net for the Blue Jackets. He has had 290 shots against him and has given up 26 goals. He has made 264 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Tomas Plekanec has accumulated 34 total points this season for the Canadiens. He has 9 goals this season with 119 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 25 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Max Pacioretty has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 19 goals on 186 shots. He has 17 assists giving him a total of 36 points on the season. Mike Condon has 13 wins and 12 losses this season in net for the Canadiens. He has had 760 shots against him and has given up 71 goals. He has made 689 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
The Blue Jackets have 39 total points this season. They have scored 121 goals while giving up 157 goals. They have had 151 power play opportunities and have scored 26 goals on those chances for a percentage of 17%. The Blue Jackets have allowed 175 power play opportunities and given up 33 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. They average 29 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.62% for the season to this point. They allow 31 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%.
The Canadiens have a total of 52 points on the season. They have 28 power play goals on 163 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 17%. They have allowed 154 power play opportunities and have given up 23 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 85%. As a team, the Blue Jackets have a total of 129 goals scored while they've given up 123 goals to this point. They average 32 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.46%. As a team they give up 28 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Columbus Blue Jackets Betting Trends
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 15-32 straight up
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 23-23-3 against the over/under
Montreal Canadiens Betting Trends
The Montreal Canadiens are 21-24 straight up
The Montreal Canadiens are 21-18-8 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
Montreal Canadiens Injuries
12/26/15 D Tom Gilbert Lower Body out indefinitely
01/25/16 D P.K. Subban Illness "?" Monday vs. Columbus
01/23/16 LW Jacob De La Rose Flu "?" Monday vs Columbus
01/21/16 GO Carey Price Knee expected to miss another 3-4 weeks
Tony's Pick: Take Montreal
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