Monday, April 4, 2016
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The New York Rangers travel to Nationwide Arena to play the Columbus Blue Jackets on Monday, April 4, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Rangers at -167 and the Blue Jackets at +140. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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New York comes into this matchup having played 78 games. They have an overall record of 43-26-9 and on the road they have a record of 18-17-5. Currently they are 3rd in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 225 goals and given up 207 goals for a point differential of +18. The Rangers have 9 overtime losses including 2 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 42-35 and an over/under record of 36-28-14. Columbus shows up with a record of 31-39-8 including 17-16-6 at home this season. They are 8th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 203 goals and surrendered 242 for a goal differential of -39. The Blue Jackets have 8 losses in OT and 4 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 3-7-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 27-47 while their over/under record sits at 38-35-5.
Derick Brassard has accumulated 58 total points this season for the Rangers. He has 27 goals this season with 172 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 16%. He has a total of 31 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Mats Zuccarello has averaged 0 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 0% by scoring 25 goals on 158 shots. He has 33 assists giving him a total of 58 points on the season. Henrik Lundqvist has 33 wins and 20 losses this season in net for the Rangers. He has had 1,858 shots against him and has given up 149 goals. He has made 1,709 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Ryan Johansen has accumulated 56 total points this season for the Blue Jackets. He has 14 goals this season with 179 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 42 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 15% by scoring 21 goals on 144 shots. He has 24 assists giving him a total of 45 points on the season. Sergei Bobrovsky has 13 wins and 19 losses this season in net for the Blue Jackets. He has had 996 shots against him and has given up 92 goals. He has made 904 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
The Rangers have 95 total points this season. They have scored 222 goals while giving up 205 goals. They have had 213 power play opportunities and have scored 41 goals on those chances for a percentage of 19%. The Rangers have allowed 226 power play opportunities and given up 50 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 78%. They average 28 shots per game and as a team are shooting 10.00% 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 70 points on the season. They have 41 power play goals on 238 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 17%. They have allowed 267 power play opportunities and have given up 51 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. As a team, the Rangers have a total of 197 goals scored while they've given up 238 goals to this point. They average 29 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.67%. As a team they give up 31 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
New York has a Corsi percentage of 47.5% as they've attempted 4,135 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,578 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 48.2% as they have 3,100 attempts while they've given up 3,327 shots on the defensive end. The Rangers start possessions in the offensive zone 50.2% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 49.8% for the season. They have 2,204 face off wins compared to 2,275 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 49.2%. On defense New York has 2,078 hits and they've blocked 1,251 shots from the opposition.
Columbus has attempted 4,143 shots at full strength and they've given up 4,558 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 47.6% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 48% as they have 3,098 shots while they've given up 3,360 attempts on defense. The Blue Jackets have an offensive zone percentage of 48.6% and their defensive zone percentage is 51.4% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 48.9% as they've compiled 2,354 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,455 face off losses. On defense Columbus has blocked 1,198 shot attempts and they have 2,044 hits as a unit.
New York Rangers Betting Trends
The New York Rangers are 42-35 straight up
The New York Rangers are 36-28-14 against the over/under
Columbus Blue Jackets Betting Trends
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 27-47 straight up
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 38-35-5 against the over/under
New York Rangers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Columbus Blue Jackets Injuries
03/31/16 D Fedor Tyutin Undisclosed out indefinitely
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
Tony's Pick: Take New York
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