Friday, November 25, 2016
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The Columbus Blue Jackets travel to Amalie Arena to play the Tampa Bay Lightning on Friday, November 25, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Blue Jackets at +140 and the Lightning at -155. The over/under has been set at 5.
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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. Tampa Bay shows up with a record of 13-7-1 including 6-2-1 at home this season. They are 2nd in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 66 goals and surrendered 51 for a goal differential of +15. The Lightning have a record of 7-3-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 12-8 while their over/under record sits at 8-10-3.
Cam Atkinson has accumulated 17 total points this season for the Blue Jackets. He has 7 goals this season with 53 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 11% by scoring 5 goals on 44 shots. He has 10 assists giving him a total of 15 points on the season. Sergei Bobrovsky has 10 wins and 4 losses this season in net for the Blue Jackets. He has had 448 shots against him and has given up 31 goals. He has made 417 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Victor Hedman has accumulated 14 total points this season for the Lightning. He has 3 goals this season with 35 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 11 assists on the season and averages 24 minutes played per game. Nikita Kucherov has averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 18% by scoring 9 goals on 51 shots. He has 14 assists giving him a total of 23 points on the season. Ben Bishop has 7 wins and 6 losses this season in net for the Lightning. He has had 391 shots against him and has given up 36 goals. He has made 355 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
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 Lightning have a total of 27 points on the season. They have 20 power play goals on 82 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 24%. They have allowed 69 power play opportunities and have given up 10 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 86%. As a team, the Blue Jackets have a total of 66 goals scored while they've given up 51 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 10.43%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Columbus has a Corsi percentage of 48.3% as they've attempted 935 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,002 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 47.4% as they have 679 attempts while they've given up 752 shots on the defensive end. The Blue Jackets start possessions in the offensive zone 49% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 51% for the season. They have 497 face off wins compared to 535 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 48.2%. On defense Columbus has 340 hits and they've blocked 250 shots from the opposition.
Tampa Bay has attempted 1,076 shots at full strength and they've given up 1,058 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 50.4% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 50.2% as they have 817 shots while they've given up 812 attempts on defense. The Lightning have an offensive zone percentage of 48.8% and their defensive zone percentage is 51.2% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 48.6% as they've compiled 604 face off wins this season and they have suffered 638 face off losses. On defense Tampa Bay has blocked 246 shot attempts and they have 410 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
Tampa Bay Lightning Betting Trends
The Tampa Bay Lightning are 12-8 straight up
The Tampa Bay Lightning are 8-10-3 against the over/under
Columbus Blue Jackets Injuries
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
Tampa Bay Lightning Injuries
11/23/16 D Anton Stralman Upper Body "?" Friday vs Columbus
11/23/16 C Brian Boyle Upper Body "?" Friday vs Columbus
11/16/16 C Steven Stamkos Knee out 4 months
Guy's Pick: Take Columbus +140
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