Thursday, March 17, 2016
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The Detroit Red Wings travel to Nationwide Arena to play the Columbus Blue Jackets on Thursday, March 17, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Red Wings at -135 and the Blue Jackets at +122. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
Detroit comes into this matchup having played 70 games. They have an overall record of 34-25-11 and on the road they have a record of 16-13-5. Currently they are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 176 goals and given up 186 goals for a point differential of -10. The Red Wings have 11 overtime losses including 5 of them in a shootout. In the past 10 games they have an overall record of 5-5-0. For the season they have an ATS record of 33-36 and an over/under record of 25-33-12. Columbus shows up with a record of 28-33-8 including 15-14-6 at home this season. They are 8th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 180 goals and surrendered 215 for a goal differential of -35. The Blue Jackets have 8 losses in OT and 4 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 5-4-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 25-41 while their over/under record sits at 34-32-3.
Dylan Larkin has accumulated 40 total points this season for the Red Wings. He has 20 goals this season with 188 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 20 assists on the season and averages 17 minutes played per game. Henrik Zetterberg has averaged 0 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 0% by scoring 12 goals on 183 shots. He has 31 assists giving him a total of 43 points on the season. Petr Mrazek has 26 wins and 15 losses this season in net for the Red Wings. He has had 1,359 shots against him and has given up 103 goals. He has made 1,256 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Ryan Johansen has accumulated 46 total points this season for the Blue Jackets. He has 11 goals this season with 160 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 7%. He has a total of 35 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Scott Hartnell has averaged 16 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 17% by scoring 21 goals on 127 shots. He has 22 assists giving him a total of 43 points on the season. Joonas Korpisalo has 14 wins and 8 losses this season in net for the Blue Jackets. He has had 808 shots against him and has given up 66 goals. He has made 742 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Red Wings have 79 total points this season. They have scored 174 goals while giving up 181 goals. They have had 226 power play opportunities and have scored 38 goals on those chances for a percentage of 17%. The Red Wings have allowed 234 power play opportunities and given up 44 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.32% for the season to this point. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Blue Jackets have a total of 64 points on the season. They have 37 power play goals on 210 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 18%. They have allowed 239 power play opportunities and have given up 45 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. As a team, the Red Wings have a total of 175 goals scored while they've given up 211 goals to this point. They average 29 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.79%. As a team they give up 31 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
Detroit has a Corsi percentage of 51.5% as they've attempted 3,826 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,603 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 50.4% as they have 2,886 attempts while they've given up 2,843 shots on the defensive end. The Red Wings start possessions in the offensive zone 54.1% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 45.9% for the season. They have 2,025 face off wins compared to 2,014 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 50.1%. On defense Detroit has 1,421 hits and they've blocked 760 shots from the opposition.
Columbus has attempted 3,622 shots at full strength and they've given up 4,063 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 47.1% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 47.6% as they have 2,716 shots while they've given up 2,988 attempts on defense. The Blue Jackets have an offensive zone percentage of 47.8% and their defensive zone percentage is 52.2% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 48.5% as they've compiled 2,049 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,180 face off losses. On defense Columbus has blocked 1,075 shot attempts and they have 1,851 hits as a unit.
Detroit Red Wings Betting Trends
The Detroit Red Wings are 33-36 straight up
The Detroit Red Wings are 25-33-12 against the over/under
Columbus Blue Jackets Betting Trends
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 25-41 straight up
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 34-32-3 against the over/under
Detroit Red Wings Injuries
10/15/15 C Johan Franzen Concussion out indefinitely
03/13/16 D Niklas Kronwall Knee out indefinitely
01/11/16 LW Drew Miller Knee out 4-6 months
Columbus Blue Jackets Injuries
03/15/16 D Dalton Prout Suspension expected to miss Thursday vs Detroit
03/13/16 RW David Clarkson Undisclosed "?" Thursday vs Detroit
02/26/16 D Jack Johnson Shoulder out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Columbus
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