Tuesday, March 8, 2016
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The Detroit Red Wings travel to Nationwide Arena to play the Columbus Blue Jackets on Tuesday, March 8, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Red Wings at -119 and the Blue Jackets at +108. The over/under has been set at 5.
Detroit comes into this matchup having played 65 games. They have an overall record of 32-22-11 and on the road they have a record of 16-11-5. Currently they are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 164 goals and given up 172 goals for a point differential of -8. 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 4-4-2. For the season they have an ATS record of 31-33 and an over/under record of 23-31-11. Columbus shows up with a record of 27-31-8 including 14-12-6 at home this season. They are 8th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 173 goals and surrendered 205 for a goal differential of -32. The Blue Jackets have 8 losses in OT and 4 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 5-3-2 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 24-39 while their over/under record sits at 33-30-3.
Dylan Larkin has accumulated 39 total points this season for the Red Wings. He has 19 goals this season with 170 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 161 shots. He has 29 assists giving him a total of 41 points on the season. Petr Mrazek has 24 wins and 13 losses this season in net for the Red Wings. He has had 1,236 shots against him and has given up 94 goals. He has made 1,142 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Ryan Johansen has accumulated 44 total points this season for the Blue Jackets. He has 10 goals this season with 154 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 6%. He has a total of 34 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 125 shots. He has 22 assists giving him a total of 43 points on the season. Joonas Korpisalo has 13 wins and 8 losses this season in net for the Blue Jackets. He has had 773 shots against him and has given up 63 goals. He has made 710 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Red Wings have 75 total points this season. They have scored 162 goals while giving up 167 goals. They have had 209 power play opportunities and have scored 36 goals on those chances for a percentage of 17%. The Red Wings have allowed 214 power play opportunities and given up 41 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. They average 29 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.51% 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 62 points on the season. They have 35 power play goals on 198 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 18%. They have allowed 228 power play opportunities and have given up 43 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. As a team, the Red Wings have a total of 168 goals scored while they've given up 201 goals to this point. They average 29 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.86%. As a team they give up 31 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
Detroit has a Corsi percentage of 51% as they've attempted 3,482 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,345 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 50% as they have 2,631 attempts while they've given up 2,636 shots on the defensive end. The Red Wings start possessions in the offensive zone 53.7% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 46.3% for the season. They have 1,845 face off wins compared to 1,871 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 49.7%. On defense Detroit has 1,304 hits and they've blocked 709 shots from the opposition.
Columbus has attempted 3,466 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,874 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 47.2% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 47.7% as they have 2,595 shots while they've given up 2,844 attempts on defense. The Blue Jackets have an offensive zone percentage of 47.4% and their defensive zone percentage is 52.6% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 48.4% as they've compiled 1,957 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,089 face off losses. On defense Columbus has blocked 1,030 shot attempts and they have 1,774 hits as a unit.
Detroit Red Wings Betting Trends
The Detroit Red Wings are 31-33 straight up
The Detroit Red Wings are 23-31-11 against the over/under
Columbus Blue Jackets Betting Trends
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 24-39 straight up
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 33-30-3 against the over/under
Detroit Red Wings Injuries
10/15/15 C Johan Franzen Concussion out indefinitely
03/07/16 C Pavel Datsyuk Illness "?" Tuesday vs. Columbus
01/11/16 LW Drew Miller Knee out 4-6 months
Columbus Blue Jackets Injuries
03/05/16 LW Brandon Saad Upper Body "?" Tuesday vs Detroit
02/26/16 D Jack Johnson Upper Body out indefinitely
01/22/16 GO Sergei Bobrovsky Groin out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Columbus
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