Sunday, March 19, 2017
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The Columbus Blue Jackets travel to Prudential Center to play the New Jersey Devils on Sunday, March 19, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Blue Jackets at -175 and the Devils at +158. The over/under has been set at 5.
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Columbus comes into this matchup having played 69 games. They have an overall record of 45-18-6 and on the road they have a record of 19-9-5. Currently they are 3rd in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 221 goals and given up 161 goals for a point differential of +60. The Blue Jackets have an overall record of 7-2-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 43-24 and an over/under record of 29-36-4. New Jersey shows up with a record of 26-32-12 including 14-13-6 at home this season. They are 8th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 163 goals and surrendered 205 for a goal differential of -42. The Devils have a record of 1-7-2 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 23-44 while their over/under record sits at 26-26-18.
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Zach Werenski has accumulated 44 total points this season for the Blue Jackets. He has 11 goals this season with 175 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 6%. He has a total of 33 assists on the season and averages 21.1 minutes played per game. Cam Atkinson has averaged 18.3 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 16% by scoring 32 goals on 205 shots. He has 27 assists giving him a total of 59 points on the season. Sergei Bobrovsky has 38 wins and 13 losses this season in net for the Blue Jackets. He has had 1,591 shots against him and has given up 111 goals. He has made 1,480 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Taylor Hall has accumulated 47 total points this season for the Devils. He has 17 goals this season with 195 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 30 assists on the season and averages 19.5 minutes played per game. Kyle Palmieri has averaged 17.2 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 15% by scoring 25 goals on 166 shots. He has 23 assists giving him a total of 48 points on the season. Cory Schneider has 19 wins and 22 losses this season in net for the Devils. He has had 1,547 shots against him and has given up 138 goals. He has made 1,409 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
The Blue Jackets have 96 total points this season. They have scored 221 goals while giving up 161 goals. They have had 190 power play opportunities and have scored 41 goals on those chances for a percentage of 22%. The Blue Jackets have allowed 188 power play opportunities and given up 32 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83%. They average 31 shots per game and as a team are shooting 10.35% for the season to this point. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Devils have a total of 64 points on the season. They have 39 power play goals on 214 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 18%. They have allowed 218 power play opportunities and have given up 42 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. As a team, the Blue Jackets have a total of 163 goals scored while they've given up 205 goals to this point. They average 27 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.48%. As a team they give up 31 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Columbus has a Corsi percentage of 49.7% as they've attempted 3,838 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,889 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 49.8% as they have 2,878 attempts while they've given up 2,901 shots on the defensive end. The Blue Jackets start possessions in the offensive zone 49.6% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 50.4% for the season. They have 2,045 face off wins compared to 2,175 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 48.5%. On defense has 1,307 hits and they've blocked 988 shots from the opposition.
New Jersey has attempted 3,403 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,893 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 46.6% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 46.8% as they have 2,628 shots while they've given up 2,988 attempts on defense. The Devils have an offensive zone percentage of 46.4% and their defensive zone percentage is 53.6% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 49.8% as they've compiled 2,079 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,097 face off losses. On defense has blocked 905 shot attempts and they have 1,378 hits as a unit.
Columbus Blue Jackets Betting Trends
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 43-24 straight up
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 29-36-4 against the over/under
New Jersey Devils Betting Trends
The New Jersey Devils are 23-44 straight up
The New Jersey Devils are 26-26-18 against the over/under
Columbus Blue Jackets Injuries
10/10/16 RW David Clarkson Back out indefinitely
03/13/17 D Ryan Murray Hand out indefinitely
01/20/17 D Markus Nutivaara Lower Body out indefinitely
New Jersey Devils Injuries
03/18/17 RW Devante Smith-Pelly Lower Body out indefinitely
03/18/17 LW Miles Wood Undisclosed injured last game, "?" Sunday vs. Columbus
03/14/17 C Jacob Josefson Upper Body out indefinitely
03/03/17 LW Michael Cammalleri Upper Body out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take New Jersey +158
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