Tuesday, March 7, 2017
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The New Jersey Devils travel to Nationwide Arena to play the Columbus Blue Jackets on Tuesday, March 7, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Devils at +113 and the Blue Jackets at -125. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
New Jersey comes into this matchup having played 65 games. They have an overall record of 25-28-12 and on the road they have a record of 12-15-6. Currently they are 8th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 147 goals and given up 187 goals for a point differential of -40. The Devils have an overall record of 2-6-2 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 22-40 and an over/under record of 23-25-17. Columbus shows up with a record of 41-17-6 including 23-9-1 at home this season. They are 2nd in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 205 goals and surrendered 149 for a goal differential of +56. The Blue Jackets have a record of 6-3-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 39-23 while their over/under record sits at 26-34-4.
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Kyle Palmieri has accumulated 42 total points this season for the Devils. He has 20 goals this season with 144 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 22 assists on the season and averages 17.1 minutes played per game. Taylor Hall has averaged 19.5 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 8% by scoring 14 goals on 176 shots. He has 28 assists giving him a total of 42 points on the season. Cory Schneider has 19 wins and 21 losses this season in net for the Devils. He has had 1,515 shots against him and has given up 131 goals. He has made 1,384 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Cam Atkinson has accumulated 55 total points this season for the Blue Jackets. He has 29 goals this season with 192 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 15%. He has a total of 26 assists on the season and averages 18.2 minutes played per game. Zach Werenski has averaged 21.1 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 6% by scoring 9 goals on 158 shots. He has 30 assists giving him a total of 39 points on the season. Sergei Bobrovsky has 34 wins and 13 losses this season in net for the Blue Jackets. He has had 1,466 shots against him and has given up 104 goals. He has made 1,362 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
The Devils have 62 total points this season. They have scored 147 goals while giving up 187 goals. They have had 203 power play opportunities and have scored 36 goals on those chances for a percentage of 18%. The Devils have allowed 203 power play opportunities and given up 39 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. They average 27 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.31% 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 88 points on the season. They have 38 power play goals on 177 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 21%. They have allowed 171 power play opportunities and have given up 29 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83%. As a team, the Devils have a total of 205 goals scored while they've given up 149 goals to this point. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 10.40%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
New Jersey has a Corsi percentage of 46.2% as they've attempted 3,132 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,642 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 46.4% as they have 2,423 attempts while they've given up 2,794 shots on the defensive end. The Devils start possessions in the offensive zone 46.4% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 53.6% for the season. They have 1,931 face off wins compared to 1,915 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 50.2%. On defense has 1,297 hits and they've blocked 848 shots from the opposition.
Columbus has attempted 3,569 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,611 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 49.7% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 49.8% as they have 2,674 shots while they've given up 2,691 attempts on defense. The Blue Jackets have an offensive zone percentage of 49.5% and their defensive zone percentage is 50.5% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 48.4% as they've compiled 1,892 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,018 face off losses. On defense has blocked 920 shot attempts and they have 1,243 hits as a unit.
New Jersey Devils Betting Trends
The New Jersey Devils are 22-40 straight up
The New Jersey Devils are 23-25-17 against the over/under
Columbus Blue Jackets Betting Trends
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 39-23 straight up
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 26-34-4 against the over/under
New Jersey Devils Injuries
03/06/17 D Andy Greene Personal "?" Tuesday vs. Columbus
03/06/17 D Damon Severson Upper Body "?" Tuesday vs. Columbus
03/06/17 C Jacob Josefson Upper Body "?" Tuesday vs. Columbus
03/03/17 LW Michael Cammalleri Upper Body out indefinitely
Columbus Blue Jackets Injuries
10/10/16 RW David Clarkson Back out indefinitely
03/06/17 RW Josh Anderson Knee left last game, "?" Tuesday vs. New Jersey
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
Josh's Pick: Take Columbus -125
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