Sunday, March 5, 2017
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The Columbus Blue Jackets head to Prudential Center to take on the New Jersey Devils on Sunday, March 5, 2017. The opening line for this contest has the Blue Jackets at -167 and the Devils at +151. The over/under has been set at 5.
Columbus comes into this game having played 62 games. They have an overall record of 40-16-6 and away from home they have a record of 17-7-5. The currently are 2nd in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 200 goals and surrendered 146 goals for a point differential of +54. The Blue Jackets have an overall record of 6-3-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 38-22 and an over/under record of 26-32-4. New Jersey shows up with a record of 25-26-12 including 13-12-6 at home this season. They are 7th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 145 goals and surrendered 181 for a goal differential of -36. The Devils have a record of 3-5-2 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 22-38 while their over/under record sits at 23-24-16.
Cam Atkinson has accumulated 53 total points this season for the Blue Jackets. He has 29 goals this season with 188 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 15%. He has a total of 24 assists on the season and averages 18.1 minutes played per game. Zach Werenski has averaged 21.1 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 6% by scoring 9 goals on 156 shots. He has 28 assists giving him a total of 37 points on the season. Sergei Bobrovsky has 33 wins and 13 losses this season in net for the Blue Jackets. He has had 1,446 shots against him and has given up 104 goals. He has made 1,342 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
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Kyle Palmieri has accumulated 40 total points this season for the Devils. He has 19 goals this season with 138 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 21 assists on the season and averages 17 minutes played per game. Taylor Hall has averaged 19.5 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 8% by scoring 14 goals on 172 shots. He has 27 assists giving him a total of 41 points on the season. Cory Schneider has 19 wins and 19 losses this season in net for the Devils. He has had 1,453 shots against him and has given up 125 goals. He has made 1,328 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
The Blue Jackets have 86 total points this season. They have scored 200 goals while giving up 146 goals. They have had 172 power play opportunities and have scored 37 goals on those chances for a percentage of 22%. The Blue Jackets have allowed 167 power play opportunities and given up 29 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83%. They average 31 shots per game and as a team are shooting 10.40% 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 62 points on the season. They have 36 power play goals on 199 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 18%. They have allowed 197 power play opportunities and have given up 38 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. As a team, the Blue Jackets have a total of 145 goals scored while they've given up 181 goals to this point. They average 27 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.38%. 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 3,475 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,517 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 49.9% as they have 2,608 attempts while they've given up 2,620 shots on the defensive end. The Blue Jackets start possessions in the offensive zone 49.2% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 50.8% for the season. They have 1,845 face off wins compared to 1,964 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 48.4%. On defense has 1,207 hits and they've blocked 897 shots from the opposition.
New Jersey has attempted 3,059 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,539 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 46.4% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 46.6% as they have 2,361 shots while they've given up 2,705 attempts on defense. The Devils have an offensive zone percentage of 46.5% and their defensive zone percentage is 53.5% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 50.2% as they've compiled 1,877 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,861 face off losses. On defense has blocked 834 shot attempts and they have 1,245 hits as a unit.
Columbus Blue Jackets Betting Trends
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 38-22 straight up
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 26-32-4 against the over/under
New Jersey Devils Betting Trends
The New Jersey Devils are 22-38 straight up
The New Jersey Devils are 23-24-16 against the over/under
Columbus Blue Jackets Injuries
10/10/16 RW David Clarkson Back out indefinitely
02/28/17 LW Matt Calvert Oblique out indefinitely
02/24/17 LW Lukas Sedlak Lower Body out indefinitely
01/20/17 D Markus Nutivaara Lower Body out indefinitely
New Jersey Devils Injuries
03/04/17 D Andy Greene Personal expected to miss Saturday vs. Boston
03/04/17 C Pavel Zacha Concussion is downgraded to expected to miss Saturday vs. Boston
03/03/17 C Jacob Josefson Upper Body expected to miss Saturday vs. Boston & Sunday vs. Columbus
03/03/17 LW Michael Cammalleri Upper Body out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Columbus -167
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