Carolina Hurricanes at Columbus Blue Jackets 1-17-2017 Free NHL Picks & Predictions
by Tony Sink - 1/16/2017
Tuesday, January 17, 2017
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The Carolina Hurricanes travel to Nationwide Arena to play the Columbus Blue Jackets on Tuesday, January 17, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Hurricanes at +138 and the Blue Jackets at -172. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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Carolina comes into this matchup having played 43 games. They have an overall record of 21-15-7 and on the road they have a record of 6-11-6. Currently they are 6th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 121 goals and given up 117 goals for a point differential of +4. The Hurricanes have an overall record of 6-4-0 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 19-22 and an over/under record of 18-18-7. Columbus shows up with a record of 29-9-4 including 16-4-1 at home this season. They are 2nd in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 141 goals and surrendered 95 for a goal differential of +46. The Blue Jackets have a record of 6-4-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 27-13 while their over/under record sits at 16-22-4.
Victor Rask has accumulated 32 total points this season for the Hurricanes. He has 13 goals this season with 102 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 19 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Jeff Skinner has averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 11% by scoring 17 goals on 154 shots. He has 18 assists giving him a total of 35 points on the season. Cam Ward has 18 wins and 12 losses this season in net for the Hurricanes. He has had 1,006 shots against him and has given up 86 goals. He has made 920 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Zach Werenski has accumulated 26 total points this season for the Blue Jackets. He has 6 goals this season with 107 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 6%. He has a total of 20 assists on the season and averages 21 minutes played per game. Cam Atkinson has averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 17% by scoring 21 goals on 124 shots. He has 20 assists giving him a total of 41 points on the season. Sergei Bobrovsky has 26 wins and 6 losses this season in net for the Blue Jackets. He has had 960 shots against him and has given up 66 goals. He has made 894 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
The Hurricanes have 49 total points this season. They have scored 121 goals while giving up 117 goals. They have had 122 power play opportunities and have scored 21 goals on those chances for a percentage of 17%. The Hurricanes have allowed 106 power play opportunities and given up 12 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 89%. They average 31 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.19% for the season to this point. They allow 28 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 33 power play goals on 127 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 26%. They have allowed 118 power play opportunities and have given up 20 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83%. As a team, the Hurricanes have a total of 141 goals scored while they've given up 95 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 11.09%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 93%.
Carolina has a Corsi percentage of 52.2% as they've attempted 2,496 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,282 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 51.7% as they have 1,820 attempts while they've given up 1,697 shots on the defensive end. The Hurricanes start possessions in the offensive zone 56.3% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 43.7% for the season. They have 1,235 face off wins compared to 1,155 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 51.7%. On defense Carolina has 769 hits and they've blocked 585 shots from the opposition.
Columbus has attempted 2,329 shots at full strength and they've given up 2,372 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 49.5% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 49.9% as they have 1,755 shots while they've given up 1,760 attempts on defense. The Blue Jackets have an offensive zone percentage of 50.7% and their defensive zone percentage is 49.3% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 47.7% as they've compiled 1,208 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,326 face off losses. On defense Columbus has blocked 612 shot attempts and they have 801 hits as a unit.
Carolina Hurricanes Betting Trends
The Carolina Hurricanes are 19-22 straight up
The Carolina Hurricanes are 18-18-7 against the over/under
Columbus Blue Jackets Betting Trends
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 27-13 straight up
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 16-22-4 against the over/under
Carolina Hurricanes Injuries
11/11/16 LW Bryan Bickell Illness out indefinitely
01/04/17 GO Eddie Lack Concussion out indefinitely
Columbus Blue Jackets Injuries
10/10/16 RW David Clarkson Back out indefinitely
01/14/17 GO Sergei Bobrovsky Illness "?" Tuesday vs Carolina
Tony's Pick: Take Carolina +138
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