Thursday, December 29, 2016
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The Columbus Blue Jackets head to MTS Centre to take on the Winnipeg Jets on Thursday, December 29, 2016. The opening line for this matchup has the Blue Jackets at -145 and the Jets at +131. The over/under is 5.5.
Columbus comes into this game having played 33 contests. They have an overall record of 24-5-4 and away from home they have a record of 10-2-3. Currently they are 1st in the Metropolitan Division. They've tallied 114 goals and surrendered 68 goals for a point differential of +46. The Blue Jackets have an overall record of 10-0-0 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 22-9 and an over/under record of 11-19-3. Winnipeg comes into this game with a record of 17-17-3 including 10-6-1 at home this season. They are 5th in the Central Division. They've scored 98 goals and surrendered 106 for a goal differential of -8. The Jets have a record of 5-4-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 15-20 while their over/under record sits at 13-19-5.
Cam Atkinson has accumulated 35 total points this season for the Blue Jackets. He has 15 goals this season with 96 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 16%. He has a total of 20 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 7% by scoring 6 goals on 81 shots. He has 15 assists giving him a total of 21 points on the season. Sergei Bobrovsky has 21 wins and 5 losses this season in net for the Blue Jackets. He has had 784 shots against him and has given up 51 goals. He has made 733 saves for a save percentage of 94%.
Blake Wheeler has accumulated 26 total points this season for the Jets. He has 10 goals this season with 99 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 16 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Mark Scheifele has averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 18% by scoring 14 goals on 79 shots. He has 17 assists giving him a total of 31 points on the season. Connor Hellebuyck has 12 wins and 11 losses this season in net for the Jets. He has had 721 shots against him and has given up 65 goals. He has made 656 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
The Blue Jackets have 52 total points this season. They have scored 114 goals while giving up 68 goals. They have had 96 power play opportunities and have scored 26 goals on those chances for a percentage of 27%. The Blue Jackets have allowed 93 power play opportunities and given up 16 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 11.47% for the season to this point. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 93%.
The Jets have a total of 37 points on the season. They have 18 power play goals on 119 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 15%. They have allowed 132 power play opportunities and have given up 30 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 77%. As a team, the Blue Jackets have a total of 98 goals scored while they've given up 106 goals to this point. They average 28 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.47%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Columbus has a Corsi percentage of 49.4% as they've attempted 1,839 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,886 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 49.9% as they have 1,383 attempts while they've given up 1,390 shots on the defensive end. The Blue Jackets start possessions in the offensive zone 50.8% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 49.2% for the season. They have 945 face off wins compared to 1,030 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 47.8%. On defense Columbus has 639 hits and they've blocked 496 shots from the opposition.
Winnipeg has attempted 1,896 shots at full strength and they've given up 2,049 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 48.1% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 48.3% as they have 1,428 shots while they've given up 1,526 attempts on defense. The Jets have an offensive zone percentage of 49.6% and their defensive zone percentage is 50.4% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 46.8% as they've compiled 1,007 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,147 face off losses. On defense Winnipeg has blocked 523 shot attempts and they have 883 hits as a unit.
Columbus Blue Jackets Betting Trends
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 22-9 straight up
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 11-19-3 against the over/under
Winnipeg Jets Betting Trends
The Winnipeg Jets are 15-20 straight up
The Winnipeg Jets are 13-19-5 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
Winnipeg Jets Injuries
11/23/16 D Tyler Myers Lower Body out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Columbus -145
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