Columbus Blue Jackets at Montreal Canadiens NHL Picks & Predictions 11/14/2017
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
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The Columbus Blue Jackets head to Bell Centre to take on the Montreal Canadiens on Tuesday, November 14, 2017. The opening line for this contest has the Blue Jackets at +100 and the Canadiens at -110.
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Columbus has a record of 10-7-1 this year and away from home they have a record of 5-3-1. They are 2nd in the Metropolitan Division. They have tallied 55 goals and surrendered 50 goals for a point differential of +5. For the year they have an ATS mark of 10-8-0 and an over/under record of 9-9-0. Montreal has a record of 8-9-1 including 4-3-1 on home ice this year. They are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 46 goals and have given up 61 for a goal differential of -15. Their record against the spread is 8-10-0 while their over/under mark is 10-7-0.
Valuable Columbus Blue Jackets Betting Trends
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 10-8-0 straight up this year
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 9-9-0 against the over/under this season
Important Montreal Canadiens Betting Trends
The Montreal Canadiens are 8-10-0 straight up this year
The Montreal Canadiens are 10-7-0 against the over/under this season
Key Columbus Blue Jackets Injuries
11/11/17 C Zac Dalpe Upper Body is "?" Tuesday vs. Montreal
11/06/17 LW Matt Calvert Upper Body IR (11/04)
10/23/17 LW Lukas Sedlak Ankle IR (10/22)
Key Montreal Canadiens Injuries
11/12/17 GO Al Montoya Upper Body is out indefinitely
11/10/17 GO Carey Price Lower Body IR (11/02)
10/30/17 LW Nikita Scherbak Knee IR (10/26)
10/24/17 D David Schlemko Hand IR (10/02)
10/22/17 RW Ales Hemsky Upper Body IR (10/20)
Zach Werenski has scored 10 total points this year for the Blue Jackets. He has 4 goals this season with 50 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 6 assists on the year and averages 22.6 minutes played per contest. Seth Jones averages 23.9 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 6% by tallying 3 goals on 47 attempts. He has 9 assists, giving him a total of 12 points on the year. Sergei Bobrovsky has 9 wins and 4 losses this season in goal for the Blue Jackets. He has 429 shots against him and he's surrendered 32 goals. He's made 397 stops for a save percentage of 93%.
Jonathan Drouin has 12 total points this season for the Canadiens. He has 3 goals this year with 50 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 6%. He has a total of 9 assists on the year and averages 18.4 minutes played per contest. Brendan Gallagher averages 15.2 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 7 goals on 55 attempts. He has 5 assists, giving him a total of 12 points on the year. Carey Price has 3 wins and 7 losses this season in net for the Canadiens. He has 317 shots against him and he's given up 39 goals. He's made 278 saves for a save percentage of 88%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Blue Jackets have 21 total points this year, which is 6th in the NHL. They've scored 55 goals while giving up 50 scores, which has them ranked 9th and 17th respectively. They have had 52 power play chances and scored 5 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 10%. That is 31st in the league. The Blue Jackets have given up 46 power play opportunities and surrendered 9 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%, ranking them 17th when short-handed. They average 35 shots per contest and as a team shoot 8.73% for the year. They allow 31 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 91%, which is 12th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
The Canadiens are 24th in the league with a total of 17 points this season. They have 11 power play goals on 67 chances for a percentage of 16%. That is 18th in the NHL. They've given up 60 power play opportunities and surrendered 15 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 75%, ranking 29th overall. As a team, the Canadiens are 22nd with a total of 46 goals scored while they've given up 61 goals this season, ranking 5th in goals against. They average 37 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 6.87%. As a unit they give up 31 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 89%, putting them 28th overall in the NHL.
Columbus is 5th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 52.2%, as they've attempted 1,089 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 998 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 53.2% as they have 846 attempts while they have given up 744 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 4th in the league. The Blue Jackets start possessions in the offensive zone 53.3% of the time, which is 9th in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 46.7% for the season. That is 19th overall in the NHL. They have 500 face-off wins compared to 588 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 46%. That ranks them 29th in the league. On defense Columbus has 355 hits and they have blocked 254 shots from the opposition, putting them 14th overall.
The Canadiens are 7th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 53.9% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 46.1% for the season, which is 26th in the NHL. They have 583 face-off wins compared to 577 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 50.3%. That is 19th in the league. On defense Montreal has 426 hits and they have blocked 259 shots from the opposition, which is 9th in the league. Montreal is 3rd in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 54.1% as they've attempted 1,199 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,019 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 54.3% ranks 3rd as they have 902 attempts while they have given up 760 shots on the defensive end.
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