Tuesday, November 29, 2016
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The Tampa Bay Lightning travel to Nationwide Arena to play the Columbus Blue Jackets on Tuesday, November 29, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Lightning at -128 and the Blue Jackets at +104. The over/under has been set at 5.
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Tampa Bay comes into this matchup having played 23 games. They have an overall record of 13-9-1 and on the road they have a record of 7-6-0. Currently they are 3rd in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 70 goals and given up 60 goals for a point differential of +10. The Lightning have an overall record of 6-4-0 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 12-10 and an over/under record of 9-10-4. Columbus shows up with a record of 11-5-4 including 7-3-1 at home this season. They are 4th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 62 goals and surrendered 47 for a goal differential of +15. The Blue Jackets have a record of 6-2-2 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 11-9 while their over/under record sits at 6-13-1.
Victor Hedman has accumulated 17 total points this season for the Lightning. He has 5 goals this season with 42 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 12 assists on the season and averages 25 minutes played per game. Nikita Kucherov has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 19% by scoring 11 goals on 59 shots. He has 15 assists giving him a total of 26 points on the season. Ben Bishop has 7 wins and 8 losses this season in net for the Lightning. He has had 459 shots against him and has given up 45 goals. He has made 414 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
Cam Atkinson has accumulated 20 total points this season for the Blue Jackets. He has 8 goals this season with 61 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 12 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Zach Werenski has averaged 22 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 9% by scoring 5 goals on 56 shots. He has 11 assists giving him a total of 16 points on the season. Sergei Bobrovsky has 11 wins and 5 losses this season in net for the Blue Jackets. He has had 519 shots against him and has given up 37 goals. He has made 482 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
The Lightning have 27 total points this season. They have scored 70 goals while giving up 60 goals. They have had 85 power play opportunities and have scored 20 goals on those chances for a percentage of 24%. The Lightning have allowed 72 power play opportunities and given up 12 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 10.12% for the season to this point. They allow 31 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Blue Jackets have a total of 26 points on the season. They have 15 power play goals on 53 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 28%. They have allowed 54 power play opportunities and have given up 9 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83%. As a team, the Lightning have a total of 62 goals scored while they've given up 47 goals to this point. They average 29 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 10.78%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Tampa Bay has a Corsi percentage of 50.6% as they've attempted 1,257 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,227 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 50.2% as they have 955 attempts while they've given up 947 shots on the defensive end. The Lightning start possessions in the offensive zone 49.8% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 50.2% for the season. They have 703 face off wins compared to 735 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 48.9%. On defense Tampa Bay has 470 hits and they've blocked 280 shots from the opposition.
Columbus has attempted 1,117 shots at full strength and they've given up 1,156 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 49.1% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 48.6% as they have 816 shots while they've given up 863 attempts on defense. The Blue Jackets have an offensive zone percentage of 49.9% and their defensive zone percentage is 50.1% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 48.1% as they've compiled 580 face off wins this season and they have suffered 625 face off losses. On defense Columbus has blocked 293 shot attempts and they have 402 hits as a unit.
Tampa Bay Lightning Betting Trends
The Tampa Bay Lightning are 12-10 straight up
The Tampa Bay Lightning are 9-10-4 against the over/under
Columbus Blue Jackets Betting Trends
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 11-9 straight up
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 6-13-1 against the over/under
Tampa Bay Lightning Injuries
11/28/16 LW Ondrej Palat Undisclosed injured last game, "?" Tuesday vs. Columbus
11/27/16 D Anton Stralman Upper Body "?" Tuesday vs Columbus
11/27/16 RW J.T. Brown Upper Body "?" Tuesday vs Columbus
11/16/16 C Steven Stamkos Knee out 4 months
Columbus Blue Jackets Injuries
11/26/16 D Dalton Prout Back "?" Tuesday vs Tampa Bay
11/25/16 LW Matt Calvert Upper Body out indefinitely
10/10/16 RW David Clarkson Back out indefinitely
10/10/16 GO Joonas Korpisalo Groin out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Columbus +104
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