Monday, March 28, 2016
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The Columbus Blue Jackets travel to Verizon Center to play the Washington Capitals on Monday, March 28, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Blue Jackets at +214 and the Capitals at -240. The over/under has been set at 5.
Columbus comes into this matchup having played 75 games. They have an overall record of 30-37-8 and on the road they have a record of 13-21-2. Currently they are 8th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 194 goals and given up 233 goals for a point differential of -39. The Blue Jackets have 8 overtime losses including 4 of them in a shootout. In the past 10 games they have an overall record of 3-7-0. For the season they have an ATS record of 26-45 and an over/under record of 36-35-4. Washington shows up with a record of 53-16-5 including 28-7-2 at home this season. They are 1st in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 232 goals and surrendered 174 for a goal differential of +58. The Capitals have 5 losses in OT and 1 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 6-3-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 51-21 while their over/under record sits at 29-29-16.
Ryan Johansen has accumulated 51 total points this season for the Blue Jackets. He has 13 goals this season with 169 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 38 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 15% by scoring 21 goals on 139 shots. He has 24 assists giving him a total of 45 points on the season. Sergei Bobrovsky has 13 wins and 17 losses this season in net for the Blue Jackets. He has had 930 shots against him and has given up 85 goals. He has made 845 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Alex Ovechkin has accumulated 64 total points this season for the Capitals. He has 43 goals this season with 362 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 21 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Evgeny Kuznetsov has averaged 17 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 12% by scoring 20 goals on 163 shots. He has 53 assists giving him a total of 73 points on the season. Braden Holtby has 45 wins and 9 losses this season in net for the Capitals. He has had 1,645 shots against him and has given up 128 goals. He has made 1,517 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Blue Jackets have 68 total points this season. They have scored 188 goals while giving up 229 goals. They have had 228 power play opportunities and have scored 39 goals on those chances for a percentage of 17%. The Blue Jackets have allowed 258 power play opportunities and given up 49 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. They average 29 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.63% for the season to this point. They allow 31 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%.
The Capitals have a total of 111 points on the season. They have 52 power play goals on 228 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 23%. They have allowed 234 power play opportunities and have given up 36 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 85%. As a team, the Blue Jackets have a total of 228 goals scored while they've given up 173 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 10.18%. As a team they give up 29 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Columbus has a Corsi percentage of 47.8% as they've attempted 3,954 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,317 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 48.3% as they have 2,968 attempts while they've given up 3,175 shots on the defensive end. The Blue Jackets start possessions in the offensive zone 48.7% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 51.3% for the season. They have 2,234 face off wins compared to 2,339 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 48.9%. On defense Columbus has 1,946 hits and they've blocked 1,142 shots from the opposition.
Washington has attempted 4,130 shots at full strength and they've given up 4,183 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 49.7% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 50.7% as they have 3,120 shots while they've given up 3,035 attempts on defense. The Capitals have an offensive zone percentage of 51.6% and their defensive zone percentage is 48.4% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 49.9% as they've compiled 2,161 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,173 face off losses. On defense Washington has blocked 1,148 shot attempts and they have 1,826 hits as a unit.
Columbus Blue Jackets Betting Trends
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 26-45 straight up
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 36-35-4 against the over/under
Washington Capitals Betting Trends
The Washington Capitals are 51-21 straight up
The Washington Capitals are 29-29-16 against the over/under
Columbus Blue Jackets Injuries
03/26/16 D Fedor Tyutin Undisclosed "?" Monday vs Washington
03/24/16 RW Jared Boll Suspension expected to miss next 4 games; eligible to return April 2 vs Carolina
03/20/16 RW David Clarkson Concussion out indefinitely
03/19/16 GO Curtis McElhinney Knee out for season
02/26/16 D Jack Johnson Shoulder out for season
Washington Capitals Injuries
03/26/16 RW T.J. Oshie Flu "?" Monday vs Columbus
Tony's Pick: Take Columbus
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