Columbus Blue Jackets at Carolina Hurricanes NHL Picks & Predictions 10/10/2017
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
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The Columbus Blue Jackets head to PNC Arena to take on the Carolina Hurricanes on Tuesday, October 10, 2017. The opening line for this contest has the Blue Jackets at -109 and the Hurricanes at -114.
Columbus had a record of 50-24-8 last year and away from home they had a record of 22-12-7. They were 3rd in the Metropolitan Division. They tallied 249 goals and surrendered 195 goals for a point differential of +54. For the year they had an ATS mark of 51-36-0 and an over/under record of 35-44-0. Carolina finished with a record of 36-31-15 including 23-12-6 on home ice last year. They were 7th in the Metropolitan Division. They scored 215 goals and gave up 236 for a goal differential of -21. Their record against the spread was 36-46-0 while their over/under mark was 34-40-0.
Valuable Columbus Blue Jackets Betting Trends
The Columbus Blue Jackets were 51-36-0 straight up last year
The Columbus Blue Jackets were 35-44-0 against the over/under last season
Important Carolina Hurricanes Betting Trends
The Carolina Hurricanes were 36-46-0 straight up last year
The Carolina Hurricanes were 34-40-0 against the over/under last season
Key Columbus Blue Jackets Injuries
10/05/17 C Boone Jenner Undisclosed out indefinitely
10/05/17 LW Jordan Schroeder Upper Body out indefinitely
10/05/17 C Sam Vigneault Finger out indefinitely
Key Carolina Hurricanes Injuries
10/05/17 RW Lee Stempniak Back IR. (10/05)
Zach Werenski scored 47 total points last year for the Blue Jackets. He had 11 goals last season with 188 shots on net giving him a shooting percentage of 6%. He had a total of 36 assists on the year and averaged 20.9 minutes played per contest. Artemi Panarin averaged 19.5 minutes of ice time per game last season. In that time he had a shooting percentage of 14% by tallying 30 goals on 210 attempts. He had 43 assists giving him a total of 73 points on the year. Sergei Bobrovsky had 41 wins and 17 losses last season in goal for the Blue Jackets. He had 1,854 shots against him and he surrendered 127 goals. He made 1,727 stops for a save percentage of 93%.
Jeff Skinner had 61 total points last season for the Hurricanes. He had 35 goals last year with 269 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He had a total of 26 assists on the year and averaged 17.7 minutes played per contest. Sebastian Aho averaged 16.7 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he had a shooting percentage of 11% by scoring 23 goals on 206 attempts. He had 25 assists giving him a total of 48 points on the year. Scott Darling had 18 wins and 5 losses last season in net for the Hurricanes. He had 877 shots against him and he gave up 67 goals. He made 810 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Blue Jackets had 108 total points last year, which was 4th in the NHL. They scored 249 goals while giving up 195 scores, which had them ranked 6th and 29th respectively. They had 211 power play chances and scored 42 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 20%. That was 12th in the league. The Blue Jackets gave up 223 power play opportunities and surrendered 39 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83%, ranking them 9th when short-handed. They averaged 31 shots per contest and as a team shot 9.80% for the year. They allowed 30 shot attempts to their opposition per game and had a team save percentage of 92%, which was 1st in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
The Hurricanes were 20th in the league with a total of 87 points last season. They had 41 power play goals on 231 chances for a percentage of 18%. That was 21st in the NHL. They gave up 202 power play opportunities and surrendered 32 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%, ranking 6th overall. As a team, the Hurricanes were 21st with a total of 215 goals scored while they gave up 236 goals last season, ranking 12th in goals against. They averaged 30 shots per game and had a team shooting percentage of 8.62%. As a unit they gave up 28 shots per contest and had a save percentage of 90%, putting them 26th overall in the NHL.
The Blue Jackets were 24th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 49.1% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage was at 50.9% for the season, which was 7th in the NHL. They had 2,402 face-off wins compared to 2,537 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage was 48.6%. That was 19th in the league. On defense Columbus had 1,654 hits and they blocked 1,179 shots from the opposition, which was 12th in the league. Columbus was 14th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 49.5% as they attempted 4,555 shots on net at full strength while they gave up 4,645 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 49.6% ranked 16th as they had 3,416 attempts while they gave up 3,466 shots on the defensive end.
The Hurricanes started possessions in the offensive zone 56.1% of the time while their defensive zone percentage was at 43.9% for the year. That ranked them 1st and 29th respectively in the NHL. They had 2,430 face-off wins as opposed to 2,150 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage was 53.1%. That was 4th in the league. On defense Carolina had 1,611 hits and they blocked 1,062 attempts from opposing offenses, ranking them 26th in blocked shots. Carolina was ranked 3rd in Corsi percentage with 52.2% as they tried 4,766 shots on goal while at full strength while they surrendered 4,363 shots on net when they had a full team on the ice. Their Fenwick percentage was 4th in the NHL at 51.6%, as they had 3,514 shots while they gave up 3,301 attempts on defense.
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