Sunday, February 26, 2017
Madison Square Garden
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The Columbus Blue Jackets travel to Madison Square Garden to play the New York Rangers on Sunday, February 26, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Blue Jackets at +113 and the Rangers at -125. The over/under has been set at .
Columbus comes into this matchup having played 58 games. They have an overall record of 37-16-5 and on the road they have a record of 16-7-4. Currently they are 4th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 187 goals and given up 143 goals for a point differential of +44. The Blue Jackets have an overall record of 5-4-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 35-21 and an over/under record of 24-30-4. New York shows up with a record of 39-19-2 including 19-11-2 at home this season. They are 3rd in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 200 goals and surrendered 156 for a goal differential of +44. The Rangers have a record of 8-1-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 36-21 while their over/under record sits at 31-24-5.
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Cam Atkinson has accumulated 50 total points this season for the Blue Jackets. He has 27 goals this season with 174 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 16%. He has a total of 23 assists on the season and averages 18.1 minutes played per game. Zach Werenski has averaged 21.3 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 6% by scoring 9 goals on 145 shots. He has 27 assists giving him a total of 36 points on the season. Sergei Bobrovsky has 31 wins and 13 losses this season in net for the Blue Jackets. He has had 1,348 shots against him and has given up 101 goals. He has made 1,247 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Mats Zuccarello has accumulated 43 total points this season for the Rangers. He has 12 goals this season with 150 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 31 assists on the season and averages 18.8 minutes played per game. J.T. Miller has averaged 16.5 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 18% by scoring 19 goals on 107 shots. He has 28 assists giving him a total of 47 points on the season. Henrik Lundqvist has 28 wins and 14 losses this season in net for the Rangers. He has had 1,289 shots against him and has given up 111 goals. He has made 1,178 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
The Blue Jackets have 79 total points this season. They have scored 187 goals while giving up 143 goals. They have had 162 power play opportunities and have scored 36 goals on those chances for a percentage of 22%. The Blue Jackets have allowed 157 power play opportunities and given up 28 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. They average 31 shots per game and as a team are shooting 10.47% for the season to this point. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Rangers have a total of 80 points on the season. They have 34 power play goals on 177 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 19%. They have allowed 161 power play opportunities and have given up 29 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. As a team, the Blue Jackets have a total of 200 goals scored while they've given up 156 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 11.19%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Columbus has a Corsi percentage of 49.7% as they've attempted 3,241 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,278 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 49.8% as they have 2,430 attempts while they've given up 2,450 shots on the defensive end. start possessions in the offensive zone 49.4% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 50.6% for the season. They have 1,707 face off wins compared to 1,848 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 48%. On defense has 1,117 hits and they've blocked 828 shots from the opposition.
New York has attempted 3,309 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,433 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 49.1% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 50.2% as they have 2,508 shots while they've given up 2,489 attempts on defense. have an offensive zone percentage of 49.3% and their defensive zone percentage is 50.7% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 48% as they've compiled 1,684 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,827 face off losses. On defense has blocked 944 shot attempts and they have 1,257 hits as a unit.
Columbus Blue Jackets Betting Trends
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 35-21 straight up
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 24-30-4 against the over/under
New York Rangers Betting Trends
The New York Rangers are 36-21 straight up
The New York Rangers are 31-24-5 against the over/under
Columbus Blue Jackets Injuries
10/10/16 RW David Clarkson Back out indefinitely
02/24/17 LW Lukas Sedlak Lower Body out indefinitely
01/20/17 D Markus Nutivaara Lower Body out indefinitely
New York Rangers Injuries
02/25/17 D Kevin Klein Upper Body expected to miss Saturday vs. New Jersey & Sunday vs. Columbus
01/18/17 RW Jesper Fast Upper Body out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take New York -125
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