Columbus Blue Jackets at Florida Panthers NHL Picks & Predictions 10/11/2018
Thursday, October 11, 2018
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The Columbus Blue Jackets head to BB&T Center to take on the Florida Panthers on Thursday, October 11, 2018. The opening line for this contest has the Blue Jackets at +113 and the Panthers at -125.
Columbus has a record of 2-1-0 this year. They are 3rd in the Metropolitan Division. They've tallied 9 goals and surrendered 7 goals for a point differential of +2. For the year they have an ATS mark of 2-1-0 and an over/under record of 1-2-0. Florida has a record of 0-0-1 this season. They are 8th in the Atlantic Division. They have scored 1 goal and given up 2 for a goal differential of -1. Their record against the spread is 0-1-0 while their over/under mark is 0-1-0.
Valuable Columbus Blue Jackets Betting Trends
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 2-1-0 straight up this year
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 1-2-0 against the over/under this season
Important Florida Panthers Betting Trends
The Florida Panthers are 0-1-0 straight up this year
The Florida Panthers are 0-1-0 against the over/under this season
Key Columbus Blue Jackets Injuries
10/08/18 C Brandon Dubinsky None is OUT 4-6 weeks
09/26/18 D Seth Jones Knee is out indefinitely
Key Florida Panthers Injuries
10/10/18 C Derek MacKenzie Upper Body is doubtful Thursday vs Columbus
10/10/18 C Micheal Haley None is questionable Thursday vs Columbus
10/08/18 GO Roberto Luongo Lower Body IR (10/08)
Brandon Dubinsky has scored 2 total points this year for the Blue Jackets. He has 1 goal this season with 4 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 25%. He has a total of 1 assist on the year and averages 14.5 minutes played per contest. Artemi Panarin averages 20.3 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 40% by tallying 2 goals on 5 attempts. He has 1 assists, giving him a total of 3 points on the year. Sergei Bobrovsky has 1 win and 1 loss this season in goal for the Blue Jackets. He has 62 shots against him and he's surrendered 5 goals. He's made 57 stops for a save percentage of 92%.
Jonathan Huberdeau has 1 total point this season for the Panthers. He has 1 assist on the year and averages 18 minutes played per contest. Vincent Trocheck averages 24 minutes of ice time per contest.He has 1 assist, giving him a total of 1 point on the year. Roberto Luongo has 13 shots against him and he's given up no goals. He's made 13 saves for a save percentage of 100%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Blue Jackets have 4 total points this year, which is 7th in the NHL. They've scored 9 goals while giving up 7 scores, which has them ranked 13th and 20th respectively. They have had 15 power play chances and scored 2 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 13%. That is 19th in the league. The Blue Jackets have given up 8 power play opportunities and surrendered 2 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 75%, ranking them 18th when short-handed. They average 35 shots per contest and as a team shoot 8.49% for the year. They allow 27 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 92%, which is 10th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
The Panthers are 26th in the league with a total of 1 point this season. As a team, the Panthers are 30th with a total of 1 goal scored while they've given up 2 goals this season, ranking 29th in goals against. They average 43 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 2.33%. As a unit they give up 29 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 97%, putting them 2nd overall in the NHL.
Columbus is 10th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 55.1%, as they've attempted 184 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 150 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 57.3% as they have 145 attempts while they have given up 108 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 7th in the league. The Blue Jackets start possessions in the offensive zone 56.7% of the time, which is 9th in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 43.3% for the season. That is 23rd overall in the NHL. They have 107 face-off wins compared to 88 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 54.9%. That ranks them 4th in the league. On defense Columbus has 33 hits and they have blocked 42 shots from the opposition, putting them 16th overall.
The Panthers are 7th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 59.1% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 40.9% for the season, which is 25th in the NHL. They have 30 face-off wins compared to 27 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 52.6%. That is 9th in the league. On defense Florida has 22 hits and they have blocked 13 shots from the opposition, which is 28th in the league. Florida is 9th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 55.1% as they've attempted 65 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 53 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 58.3% ranks 5th as they have 56 attempts while they have given up 40 shots on the defensive end.
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