Sunday, December 18, 2016
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The Columbus Blue Jackets travel to Rogers Arena to play the Vancouver Canucks on Sunday, December 18, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Blue Jackets at -180 and the Canucks at +162. The over/under has been set at 5.
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Columbus comes into this matchup having played 28 games. They have an overall record of 19-5-4 and on the road they have a record of 9-2-3. Currently they are 3rd in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 94 goals and given up 58 goals for a point differential of +36. The Blue Jackets have an overall record of 9-0-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 18-9 and an over/under record of 8-17-3. Vancouver shows up with a record of 13-16-2 including 9-5-1 at home this season. They are 6th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 77 goals and surrendered 96 for a goal differential of -19. The Canucks have a record of 5-5-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 10-18 while their over/under record sits at 15-12-4.
Zach Werenski has accumulated 20 total points this season for the Blue Jackets. He has 6 goals this season with 76 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 14 assists on the season and averages 22 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 13% by scoring 11 goals on 83 shots. He has 18 assists giving him a total of 29 points on the season. Sergei Bobrovsky has 18 wins and 5 losses this season in net for the Blue Jackets. He has had 704 shots against him and has given up 46 goals. He has made 658 saves for a save percentage of 94%.
Daniel Sedin has accumulated 20 total points this season for the Canucks. He has 9 goals this season with 89 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 11 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Henrik Sedin has averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 21% by scoring 7 goals on 34 shots. He has 12 assists giving him a total of 19 points on the season. Ryan Miller has 7 wins and 9 losses this season in net for the Canucks. He has had 524 shots against him and has given up 47 goals. He has made 477 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
The Blue Jackets have 42 total points this season. They have scored 94 goals while giving up 58 goals. They have had 81 power play opportunities and have scored 21 goals on those chances for a percentage of 26%. The Blue Jackets have allowed 79 power play opportunities and given up 14 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. They average 31 shots per game and as a team are shooting 10.83% for the season to this point. They allow 29 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 93%.
The Canucks have a total of 28 points on the season. They have 13 power play goals on 91 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 14%. They have allowed 84 power play opportunities and have given up 15 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. As a team, the Blue Jackets have a total of 77 goals scored while they've given up 96 goals to this point. They average 29 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.51%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
Columbus has a Corsi percentage of 50.3% as they've attempted 1,597 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,577 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 50.8% as they have 1,197 attempts while they've given up 1,160 shots on the defensive end. The Blue Jackets start possessions in the offensive zone 51.6% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 48.4% for the season. They have 795 face off wins compared to 875 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 47.6%. On defense Columbus has 551 hits and they've blocked 417 shots from the opposition.
Vancouver has attempted 1,651 shots at full strength and they've given up 1,688 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 49.4% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 48.5% as they have 1,226 shots while they've given up 1,301 attempts on defense. The Canucks have an offensive zone percentage of 52.8% and their defensive zone percentage is 47.2% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 51.3% as they've compiled 986 face off wins this season and they have suffered 936 face off losses. On defense Vancouver has blocked 387 shot attempts and they have 589 hits as a unit.
Columbus Blue Jackets Betting Trends
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 18-9 straight up
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 8-17-3 against the over/under
Vancouver Canucks Betting Trends
The Vancouver Canucks are 10-18 straight up
The Vancouver Canucks are 15-12-4 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
Vancouver Canucks Injuries
12/17/16 D Erik Gudbranson Undisclosed "?" Sunday vs. Columbus
12/16/16 D Christopher Tanev Ankle is upgraded to probable Sunday vs. Columbus
12/07/16 D Philip Larsen Concussion out indefinitely
11/28/16 D Alexander Edler Finger expected to miss 4-6 weeks
11/23/16 RW Derek Dorsett Neck out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Vancouver +162
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