Saturday, November 12, 2016
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The St. Louis Blues travel to Nationwide Arena to play the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday, November 12, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Blues at -103 and the Blue Jackets at -107. The over/under has been set at 5.
St. Louis comes into this matchup having played 15 games. They have an overall record of 7-5-3 and on the road they have a record of 2-4-1. Currently they are 2nd in the Central Division. They've scored 33 goals and given up 39 goals for a point differential of -6. The Blues have an overall record of 4-4-2 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 7-8 and an over/under record of 4-9-2. Columbus shows up with a record of 6-4-2 including 4-2-0 at home this season. They are 5th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 37 goals and surrendered 28 for a goal differential of +9. The Blue Jackets have a record of 6-2-2 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 6-6 while their over/under record sits at 3-9-0.
Vladimir Tarasenko has accumulated 13 total points this season for the Blues. He has 5 goals this season with 60 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 8 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Paul Stastny has averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 15% by scoring 4 goals on 27 shots. He has 5 assists giving him a total of 9 points on the season. Jake Allen has 5 wins and 3 losses this season in net for the Blues. He has had 268 shots against him and has given up 25 goals. He has made 243 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Zach Werenski has accumulated 11 total points this season for the Blue Jackets. He has 3 goals this season with 30 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 8 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 11% by scoring 4 goals on 35 shots. He has 4 assists giving him a total of 8 points on the season. Sergei Bobrovsky has 6 wins and 4 losses this season in net for the Blue Jackets. He has had 341 shots against him and has given up 22 goals. He has made 319 saves for a save percentage of 94%.
The Blues have 17 total points this season. They have scored 33 goals while giving up 39 goals. They have had 53 power play opportunities and have scored 8 goals on those chances for a percentage of 15%. The Blues have allowed 62 power play opportunities and given up 5 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 92%. They average 29 shots per game and as a team are shooting 7.55% for the season to this point. They allow 26 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Blue Jackets have a total of 14 points on the season. They have 11 power play goals on 34 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 32%. They have allowed 37 power play opportunities and have given up 3 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 92%. As a team, the Blues have a total of 37 goals scored while they've given up 28 goals to this point. They average 27 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 11.56%. As a team they give up 33 shots per game and have a save percentage of 94%.
St. Louis has a Corsi percentage of 52.4% as they've attempted 823 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 748 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 52.6% as they have 614 attempts while they've given up 553 shots on the defensive end. The Blues start possessions in the offensive zone 53.3% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 46.7% for the season. They have 434 face off wins compared to 434 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 50%. On defense St. Louis has 284 hits and they've blocked 195 shots from the opposition.
Columbus has attempted 634 shots at full strength and they've given up 740 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 46.1% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 45.1% as they have 461 shots while they've given up 561 attempts on defense. The Blue Jackets have an offensive zone percentage of 48.4% and their defensive zone percentage is 51.6% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 46% as they've compiled 338 face off wins this season and they have suffered 397 face off losses. On defense Columbus has blocked 179 shot attempts and they have 251 hits as a unit.
St. Louis Blues Betting Trends
The St. Louis Blues are 7-8 straight up
The St. Louis Blues are 4-9-2 against the over/under
Columbus Blue Jackets Betting Trends
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 6-6 straight up
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 3-9-0 against the over/under
St. Louis Blues Injuries
11/06/16 D Joel Edmundson Upper Body out indefinitely
10/29/16 D Robert Bortuzzo Knee out indefinitely
Columbus Blue Jackets Injuries
11/10/16 C Brandon Dubinsky Lower Body "?" Saturday vs St Louis
11/07/16 D Seth Jones Foot expected to miss 3-4 weeks
10/10/16 RW David Clarkson Back out indefinitely
10/10/16 GO Joonas Korpisalo Groin out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take St. Louis -103
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