Saturday, February 4, 2017
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The New Jersey Devils head to Nationwide Arena to take on the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday, February 4, 2017. The opening line for this contest has the Devils at +270 and the Blue Jackets at -290. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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New Jersey comes into this game having played 51 games. They have an overall record of 21-21-9 and away from home they have a record of 11-12-6. The currently are 8th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 117 goals and surrendered 147 goals for a point differential of -30. The Devils have an overall record of 5-4-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 18-30 and an over/under record of 18-20-13. Columbus shows up with a record of 33-12-4 including 18-5-1 at home this season. They are 2nd in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 166 goals and surrendered 118 for a goal differential of +48. The Blue Jackets have a record of 5-5-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 31-16 while their over/under record sits at 20-25-4.
Taylor Hall has accumulated 32 total points this season for the Devils. He has 11 goals this season with 128 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 21 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Kyle Palmieri has averaged 17 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 13 goals on 100 shots. He has 17 assists giving him a total of 30 points on the season. Cory Schneider has 15 wins and 15 losses this season in net for the Devils. He has had 1,097 shots against him and has given up 99 goals. He has made 998 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
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Zach Werenski has accumulated 31 total points this season for the Blue Jackets. He has 8 goals this season with 118 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 7%. He has a total of 23 assists on the season and averages 21 minutes played per game. Cam Atkinson has averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 17% by scoring 24 goals on 142 shots. He has 22 assists giving him a total of 46 points on the season. Sergei Bobrovsky has 28 wins and 9 losses this season in net for the Blue Jackets. He has had 1,106 shots against him and has given up 79 goals. He has made 1,027 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
The Devils have 51 total points this season. They have scored 117 goals while giving up 147 goals. They have had 169 power play opportunities and have scored 24 goals on those chances for a percentage of 14%. The Devils have allowed 165 power play opportunities and given up 31 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. They average 27 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.48% for the season to this point. They allow 31 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Blue Jackets have a total of 70 points on the season. They have 35 power play goals on 142 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 25%. They have allowed 138 power play opportunities and have given up 23 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83%. As a team, the Devils have a total of 166 goals scored while they've given up 118 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 11.22%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
New Jersey has a Corsi percentage of 46.1% as they've attempted 2,420 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,835 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 46.2% as they have 1,870 attempts while they've given up 2,177 shots on the defensive end. The Devils start possessions in the offensive zone 47.2% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 52.8% for the season. They have 1,521 face off wins compared to 1,516 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 50.1%. On defense New Jersey has 1,039 hits and they've blocked 658 shots from the opposition.
Columbus has attempted 2,696 shots at full strength and they've given up 2,781 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 49.2% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 49.5% as they have 2,028 shots while they've given up 2,072 attempts on defense. The Blue Jackets have an offensive zone percentage of 49.1% and their defensive zone percentage is 50.9% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 47.6% as they've compiled 1,432 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,579 face off losses. On defense Columbus has blocked 709 shot attempts and they have 929 hits as a unit.
New Jersey Devils Betting Trends
The New Jersey Devils are 18-30 straight up
The New Jersey Devils are 18-20-13 against the over/under
Columbus Blue Jackets Betting Trends
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 31-16 straight up
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 20-25-4 against the over/under
New Jersey Devils Injuries
02/02/17 D Andy Greene Wrist is upgraded to probable Friday vs. Calgary
02/02/17 D Jon Merrill Upper Body expected to miss Friday vs Calgary and Saturday vs Columbus
01/31/17 RW Beau Bennett Leg out indefinitely
01/02/17 D John Moore Concussion out indefinitely
Columbus Blue Jackets Injuries
10/10/16 RW David Clarkson Back out indefinitely
02/02/17 D David Savard Back is downgraded to out indefinitely
01/20/17 D Markus Nutivaara Lower Body out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take New Jersey +270
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