Friday, November 4, 2016
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The Montreal Canadiens travel to Nationwide Arena to play the Columbus Blue Jackets on Friday, November 4, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Canadiens at -147 and the Blue Jackets at +118. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
Montreal comes into this matchup having played 10 games. They have an overall record of 9-0-1 and on the road they have a record of 3-0-1. Currently they are 1st in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 34 goals and given up 14 goals for a point differential of +20. The Canadiens have an overall record of 9-0-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 9-1 and an over/under record of 3-6-1. Columbus shows up with a record of 4-3-1 including 2-2-0 at home this season. They are 6th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 21 goals and surrendered 19 for a goal differential of +2. Their record against the spread is 4-4 while their over/under record sits at 1-7-0.
Brendan Gallagher has accumulated 9 total points this season for the Canadiens. He has 4 goals this season with 33 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 5 assists on the season and averages 15 minutes played per game. Max Pacioretty has averaged 17 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 7% by scoring 2 goals on 28 shots. He has 5 assists giving him a total of 7 points on the season. Carey Price has 6 wins and no losses this season in net for the Canadiens. He has had 193 shots against him and has given up 7 goals. He has made 186 saves for a save percentage of 96%.
Zach Werenski has accumulated 8 total points this season for the Blue Jackets. He has 2 goals this season with 24 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 6 assists on the season and averages 22 minutes played per game. Cam Atkinson has averaged 17 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 2 goals on 20 shots. He has 3 assists giving him a total of 5 points on the season. Sergei Bobrovsky has 4 wins and 3 losses this season in net for the Blue Jackets. He has had 270 shots against him and has given up 16 goals. He has made 254 saves for a save percentage of 94%.
The Canadiens have 19 total points this season. They have scored 34 goals while giving up 14 goals. They have had 35 power play opportunities and have scored 7 goals on those chances for a percentage of 20%. The Canadiens have allowed 40 power play opportunities and given up 4 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 90%. They average 29 shots per game and as a team are shooting 11.64% for the season to this point. They allow 33 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 96%.
The Blue Jackets have a total of 9 points on the season. They have 7 power play goals on 20 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 35%. They have allowed 27 power play opportunities and have given up 3 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 89%. As a team, the Canadiens have a total of 21 goals scored while they've given up 19 goals to this point. They average 28 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.38%. As a team they give up 34 shots per game and have a save percentage of 94%.
Montreal has a Corsi percentage of 46.8% as they've attempted 540 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 613 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 47.4% as they have 399 attempts while they've given up 443 shots on the defensive end. The Canadiens start possessions in the offensive zone 42.8% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 57.2% for the season. They have 300 face off wins compared to 320 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 48.4%. On defense Montreal has 221 hits and they've blocked 170 shots from the opposition.
Columbus has attempted 449 shots at full strength and they've given up 513 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 46.7% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 45.5% as they have 326 shots while they've given up 390 attempts on defense. The Blue Jackets have an offensive zone percentage of 47.9% and their defensive zone percentage is 52.1% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 48% as they've compiled 228 face off wins this season and they have suffered 247 face off losses. On defense Columbus has blocked 123 shot attempts and they have 176 hits as a unit.
Montreal Canadiens Betting Trends
The Montreal Canadiens are 9-1 straight up
The Montreal Canadiens are 3-6-1 against the over/under
Columbus Blue Jackets Betting Trends
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 4-4 straight up
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 1-7-0 against the over/under
Montreal Canadiens Injuries
10/21/16 D Zach Redmond Foot expected to miss 6 weeks
Columbus Blue Jackets Injuries
10/10/16 RW David Clarkson Back out indefinitely
10/10/16 GO Joonas Korpisalo Groin out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Columbus
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