Thursday, October 27, 2016
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The Columbus Blue Jackets travel to SAP Center to play the San Jose Sharks on Thursday, October 27, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Blue Jackets at +150 and the Sharks at -192. The over/under has been set at 5.
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Columbus comes into this matchup having played 5 games. They have an overall record of 2-2-1 and on the road they have a record of 1-0-1. Currently they are 7th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 13 goals and given up 14 goals for a point differential of -1. For the season they have an ATS record of 2-3 and an over/under record of 1-4-0. San Jose shows up with a record of 4-3-0 including 2-0-0 at home this season. They are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They've scored 16 goals and surrendered 19 for a goal differential of -3. Their record against the spread is 4-3 while their over/under record sits at 1-6-0.
Alexander Wennberg has accumulated 5 total points this season for the Blue Jackets. He has 1 goal this season with 9 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 4 assists on the season and averages 16 minutes played per game. Cam Atkinson has averaged 17 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 14% by scoring 2 goals on 14 shots. He has 2 assists giving him a total of 4 points on the season. Sergei Bobrovsky has 2 wins and 2 losses this season in net for the Blue Jackets. He has had 169 shots against him and has given up 12 goals. He has made 157 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Joe Pavelski has accumulated 9 total points this season for the Sharks. He has 3 goals this season with 26 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 6 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Brent Burns has averaged 24 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 9% by scoring 3 goals on 35 shots. He has 6 assists giving him a total of 9 points on the season. Martin Jones has 3 wins and 3 losses this season in net for the Sharks. He has had 149 shots against him and has given up 15 goals. He has made 134 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
The Blue Jackets have 5 total points this season. They have scored 13 goals while giving up 14 goals. They have had 10 power play opportunities and have scored 5 goals on those chances for a percentage of 50%. The Blue Jackets have allowed 17 power play opportunities and given up 1 goal on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 94%. They average 27 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.70% for the season to this point. They allow 34 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 93%.
The Sharks have a total of 8 points on the season. They have 4 power play goals on 25 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 16%. They have allowed 22 power play opportunities and have given up 4 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. As a team, the Blue Jackets have a total of 16 goals scored while they've given up 19 goals to this point. They average 32 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 7.05%. As a team they give up 25 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
Columbus has a Corsi percentage of 46.8% as they've attempted 276 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 314 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 46% as they have 200 attempts while they've given up 235 shots on the defensive end. The Blue Jackets start possessions in the offensive zone 48.4% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 51.6% for the season. They have 142 face off wins compared to 158 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 47.3%. On defense Columbus has 115 hits and they've blocked 79 shots from the opposition.
San Jose has attempted 425 shots at full strength and they've given up 359 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 54.2% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 54.7% as they have 304 shots while they've given up 252 attempts on defense. The Sharks have an offensive zone percentage of 51.8% and their defensive zone percentage is 48.2% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 42.3% as they've compiled 179 face off wins this season and they have suffered 244 face off losses. On defense San Jose has blocked 107 shot attempts and they have 106 hits as a unit.
Columbus Blue Jackets Betting Trends
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 2-3 straight up
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 1-4-0 against the over/under
San Jose Sharks Betting Trends
The San Jose Sharks are 4-3 straight up
The San Jose Sharks are 1-6-0 against the over/under
Columbus Blue Jackets Injuries
10/24/16 D Ryan Murray Jaw expected to miss Thursday vs San Jose
10/10/16 RW David Clarkson Back out indefinitely
10/10/16 GO Joonas Korpisalo Groin out indefinitely
San Jose Sharks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Tony's Pick: Take San Jose
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