Thursday, February 9, 2017
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The Vancouver Canucks head to Nationwide Arena to take on the Columbus Blue Jackets on Thursday, February 9, 2017. The opening line for this contest has the Canucks at +214 and the Blue Jackets at -240. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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Vancouver comes into this game having played 53 games. They have an overall record of 23-24-6 and away from home they have a record of 6-16-3. The currently are 6th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 125 goals and surrendered 154 goals for a point differential of -29. The Canucks have an overall record of 3-5-2 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 19-30 and an over/under record of 21-22-10. Columbus shows up with a record of 34-13-5 including 18-6-1 at home this season. They are 2nd in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 173 goals and surrendered 129 for a goal differential of +44. The Blue Jackets have a record of 5-4-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 32-18 while their over/under record sits at 22-26-4.
Bo Horvat has accumulated 34 total points this season for the Canucks. He has 15 goals this season with 97 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 15%. He has a total of 19 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Henrik Sedin has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 16% by scoring 11 goals on 67 shots. He has 21 assists giving him a total of 32 points on the season. Ryan Miller has 14 wins and 14 losses this season in net for the Canucks. He has had 992 shots against him and has given up 84 goals. He has made 908 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
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Zach Werenski has accumulated 31 total points this season for the Blue Jackets. He has 8 goals this season with 127 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 6%. 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 26 goals on 152 shots. He has 22 assists giving him a total of 48 points on the season. Sergei Bobrovsky has 29 wins and 10 losses this season in net for the Blue Jackets. He has had 1,194 shots against him and has given up 89 goals. He has made 1,105 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
The Canucks have 52 total points this season. They have scored 125 goals while giving up 154 goals. They have had 156 power play opportunities and have scored 23 goals on those chances for a percentage of 15%. The Canucks have allowed 141 power play opportunities and given up 30 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 79%. They average 28 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.45% 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 73 points on the season. They have 35 power play goals on 146 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 24%. They have allowed 143 power play opportunities and have given up 26 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. As a team, the Canucks have a total of 173 goals scored while they've given up 129 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 11.02%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Vancouver has a Corsi percentage of 48.7% as they've attempted 2,765 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,913 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 47.5% as they have 2,048 attempts while they've given up 2,265 shots on the defensive end. The Canucks start possessions in the offensive zone 51.6% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 48.4% for the season. They have 1,693 face off wins compared to 1,556 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 52.1%. On defense Vancouver has 965 hits and they've blocked 648 shots from the opposition.
Columbus has attempted 2,864 shots at full strength and they've given up 2,926 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 49.5% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 49.5% as they have 2,148 shots while they've given up 2,189 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 47.5% as they've compiled 1,511 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,670 face off losses. On defense Columbus has blocked 737 shot attempts and they have 1,014 hits as a unit.
Vancouver Canucks Betting Trends
The Vancouver Canucks are 19-30 straight up
The Vancouver Canucks are 21-22-10 against the over/under
Columbus Blue Jackets Betting Trends
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 32-18 straight up
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 22-26-4 against the over/under
Vancouver Canucks Injuries
12/18/16 D Erik Gudbranson Wrist out indefinitely
11/23/16 RW Derek Dorsett Neck out for season
01/15/17 RW Anton Rodin Knee out for season
Columbus Blue Jackets Injuries
10/10/16 RW David Clarkson Back out indefinitely
02/02/17 D David Savard Back out indefinitely
01/20/17 D Markus Nutivaara Lower Body out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Vancouver +214
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