Saturday, November 5, 2016
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The Columbus Blue Jackets travel to Scottrade Center to play the St. Louis Blues on Saturday, November 5, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Blue Jackets at +145 and the Blues at -185. The over/under has been set at 5.
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Columbus comes into this matchup having played 8 games. They have an overall record of 4-3-1 and on the road they have a record of 2-1-1. Currently they are 6th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 21 goals and given up 19 goals for a point differential of +2. The Blue Jackets have an overall record of 4-3-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 4-4 and an over/under record of 1-7-0. St. Louis shows up with a record of 5-4-2 including 3-1-1 at home this season. They are 3rd in the Central Division. They've scored 24 goals and surrendered 32 for a goal differential of -8. The Blues have a record of 4-3-2 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 5-6 while their over/under record sits at 3-6-2.
Zach Werenski has accumulated 8 total points this season for the Blue Jackets. He has 2 goals this season with 24 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 6 assists on the season and averages 22 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 10% by scoring 2 goals on 20 shots. He has 3 assists giving him a total of 5 points on the season. Sergei Bobrovsky has 4 wins and 3 losses this season in net for the Blue Jackets. He has had 270 shots against him and has given up 16 goals. He has made 254 saves for a save percentage of 94%.
Vladimir Tarasenko has accumulated 9 total points this season for the Blues. He has 4 goals this season with 48 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 5 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Paul Stastny has averaged 21 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 21% by scoring 4 goals on 19 shots. He has 5 assists giving him a total of 9 points on the season. Jake Allen has 4 wins and 3 losses this season in net for the Blues. He has had 215 shots against him and has given up 22 goals. He has made 193 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
The Blue Jackets have 9 total points this season. They have scored 21 goals while giving up 19 goals. They have had 20 power play opportunities and have scored 7 goals on those chances for a percentage of 35%. The Blue Jackets have allowed 27 power play opportunities and given up 3 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 89%. They average 28 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.38% for the season to this point. They allow 34 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 94%.
The Blues have a total of 12 points on the season. They have 7 power play goals on 40 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 18%. They have allowed 43 power play opportunities and have given up 5 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 88%. As a team, the Blue Jackets have a total of 24 goals scored while they've given up 32 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 7.34%. As a team they give up 26 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
Columbus has a Corsi percentage of 46.7% as they've attempted 449 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 513 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 45.5% as they have 326 attempts while they've given up 390 shots on the defensive end. The Blue Jackets start possessions in the offensive zone 47.9% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 52.1% for the season. They have 228 face off wins compared to 247 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 48%. On defense Columbus has 176 hits and they've blocked 123 shots from the opposition.
St. Louis has attempted 613 shots at full strength and they've given up 556 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 52.4% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 52.6% as they have 455 shots while they've given up 410 attempts on defense. The Blues have an offensive zone percentage of 52.3% and their defensive zone percentage is 47.7% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 49.5% as they've compiled 323 face off wins this season and they have suffered 330 face off losses. On defense St. Louis has blocked 146 shot attempts and they have 197 hits as a unit.
Columbus Blue Jackets Betting Trends
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 4-4 straight up
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 1-7-0 against the over/under
St. Louis Blues Betting Trends
The St. Louis Blues are 5-6 straight up
The St. Louis Blues are 3-6-2 against the over/under
Columbus Blue Jackets Injuries
10/10/16 RW David Clarkson Back out indefinitely
10/10/16 GO Joonas Korpisalo Groin out indefinitely
St. Louis Blues Injuries
10/29/16 D Robert Bortuzzo Knee out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take St. Louis
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