Saturday, April 8, 2017
Wells Fargo Center
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The Columbus Blue Jackets head to Wells Fargo Center to play the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday, April 8, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Blue Jackets at -110 and the Flyers at -110.
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Columbus comes into this matchup having played 80 games. They have an overall record of 49-23-8 and on the road they have a record of 21-11-7. Currently they are 3rd in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 244 goals and given up 189 goals for a point differential of +55. The Blue Jackets have an overall record of 3-5-2 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 47-31 and an over/under record of 31-43-6. Philadelphia shows up with a record of 38-33-9 including 24-11-4 at home this season. They are 6th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 212 goals and surrendered 230 for a goal differential of -18. The Flyers have a record of 6-3-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 31-42 while their over/under record sits at 35-37-8.
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Valuable Columbus Blue Jackets Betting Trends
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 47-31 straight up
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 31-43-6 against the over/under
Important Philadelphia Flyers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Flyers are 31-42 straight up
The Philadelphia Flyers are 35-37-8 against the over/under
Key Columbus Blue Jackets Injuries
10/10/16 RW David Clarkson Back out indefinitely
04/04/17 LW Lukas Sedlak Upper Body out indefinitely
04/04/17 D Zach Werenski Upper Body out indefinitely
03/13/17 D Ryan Murray Hand out indefinitely
Key Philadelphia Flyers Injuries
04/07/17 GO Michal Neuvirth Illness out indefinitely
04/07/17 D Radko Gudas Upper Body out indefinitely
04/04/17 D Brandon Manning Upper Body "?" Saturday vs. Columbus
04/04/17 C Nick Cousins Concussion "?" Saturday vs. Columbus.
03/31/17 RW Matt Read Upper Body out for season
03/01/17 LW Michael Raffl Lower Body out indefinitely
Alexander Wennberg has accumulated 58 total points this season for the Blue Jackets. He has 13 goals this season with 107 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 45 assists on the season and averages 18.3 minutes played per game. Cam Atkinson has averaged 18.2 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 15% by scoring 34 goals on 235 shots. He has 27 assists giving him a total of 61 points on the season. Sergei Bobrovsky has 41 wins and 16 losses this season in net for the Blue Jackets. He has had 1,830 shots against him and has given up 123 goals. He has made 1,707 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Claude Giroux has accumulated 57 total points this season for the Flyers. He has 14 goals this season with 196 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 7%. He has a total of 43 assists on the season and averages 19.2 minutes played per game. Wayne Simmonds has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 14% by scoring 30 goals on 215 shots. He has 22 assists giving him a total of 52 points on the season. Steve Mason has 25 wins and 21 losses this season in net for the Flyers. He has had 1,534 shots against him and has given up 141 goals. He has made 1,393 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Blue Jackets have 106 total points this season. They have scored 244 goals while giving up 189 goals. They have had 207 power play opportunities and have scored 41 goals on those chances for a percentage of 20%. The Blue Jackets have allowed 216 power play opportunities and given up 38 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. They average 31 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.81% for the season to this point. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Flyers have a total of 85 points on the season. They have 53 power play goals on 273 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 19%. They have allowed 242 power play opportunities and have given up 48 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. As a team, the Blue Jackets have a total of 212 goals scored while they've given up 230 goals to this point. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.42%. As a team they give up 28 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
Columbus has a Corsi percentage of 49.6% as they've attempted 4,452 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,525 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 49.7% as they have 3,343 attempts while they've given up 3,377 shots on the defensive end. The Blue Jackets start possessions in the offensive zone 49.1% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 50.9% for the season. They have 2,363 face off wins compared to 2,477 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 48.8%. On defense Columbus has 1,600 hits and they've blocked 1,148 shots from the opposition.
Philadelphia has attempted 4,817 shots at full strength and they've given up 4,437 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 52.1% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 52.8% as they have 3,544 shots while they've given up 3,168 attempts on defense. The Flyers have an offensive zone percentage of 54.4% and their defensive zone percentage is 45.6% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 52.2% as they've compiled 2,490 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,277 face off losses. On defense Philadelphia has blocked 1,269 shot attempts and they have 2,022 hits as a unit.
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