Columbus Blue Jackets at San Jose Sharks NHL Parlay 3/4/2018
Sunday, March 4, 2018
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The Columbus Blue Jackets head to SAP Center to take on the San Jose Sharks on Sunday, March 4, 2018. The opening line for this contest has the Blue Jackets at +136 and the Sharks at -150.
Columbus has a record of 32-28-5 this year and away from home they have a record of 13-17-3-3. They are 6th in the Metropolitan Division. They've tallied 172 goals and surrendered 184 goals for a point differential of -12. For the year they have an ATS mark of 32-33-0 and an over/under record of 29-35-0. San Jose has a record of 35-21-9, including 19-9-3-1 on home ice this year. They are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They've scored 194 goals and have given up 180 for a goal differential of +14. Their record against the spread is 35-30-0 while their over/under mark is 25-38-0.
Valuable Columbus Blue Jackets Betting Trends
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 32-33-0 straight up this year
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 29-35-0 against the over/under this season
Important San Jose Sharks Betting Trends
The San Jose Sharks are 35-30-0 straight up this year
The San Jose Sharks are 25-38-0 against the over/under this season
Key Columbus Blue Jackets Injuries
03/02/18 C Alexander Wennberg Upper Body is "?" Sunday vs San Jose
02/27/18 RW Josh Anderson Knee is out indefinitely
02/20/18 D Markus Nutivaara Upper Body IR (02/16)
02/19/18 D Dean Kukan Upper Body IR (02/18)
Key San Jose Sharks Injuries
02/19/18 RW Joel Ward Upper Body IR (02/08)
01/24/18 C Joe Thornton MCL IR (01/23)
Player SpotlightSergei Bobrovsky has 27 wins and 21 losses this season in goal for the Blue Jackets. He has 1,614 shots against him and he's surrendered 130 goals. He's made 1,484 stops for a save percentage of 92%. Artemi Panarin has scored 53 total points this year for the Blue Jackets. He has 18 goals this season with 180 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 35 assists on the year and averages 20.3 minutes played per contest. Seth Jones averages 24.9 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 5% by tallying 10 goals on 217 attempts. He has 31 assists, giving him a total of 41 points on the year.
Logan Couture has 49 total points this season for the Sharks. He has 27 goals this year with 166 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 16%. He has a total of 22 assists on the year and averages 18.4 minutes played per contest. Martin Jones has 21 wins and 16 losses this season in net for the Sharks. He has 1,300 shots against him and he's given up 107 goals. He's made 1,193 saves for a save percentage of 92%. Brent Burns averages 25.2 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 4% by scoring 10 goals on 267 attempts. He has 42 assists, giving him a total of 52 points on the year.
Useful Team StatisticsThe Blue Jackets have given up 166 power play opportunities and surrendered 39 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 77% this season. That is 27th in the league. They average 34 shots per contest and as a team shoot 7.70% for the year. They allow 31 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 91%, ranking them 12th in the NHL at stopping the puck. The Blue Jackets are 20th overall with 69 total points this year. They are 27th in the league with 172 goals and 20th in goals allowed with 184. They've had 182 power play chances and scored 27 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 15%. That is 30th in the NHL.
Useful Team Statistics
As a team, the Sharks are 12th with a total of 194 goals scored while they are 23rd with 180 goals surrendered this season. They average 33 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 9.06%. As a unit they give up 31 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 91%, putting them 9th in the league. The Sharks have a total of 79 points this season, which is 8th in the NHL. They have had 44 power play goals on 207 chances for a percentage of 21%. That is 8th overall. They've given up 187 power play opportunities and surrendered 29 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%, ranking 1st when short-handed.
Columbus has a Corsi percentage of 51.6% as they've tried 3,964 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 3,720 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. That ranks them 5th in Corsi percentage. They are 3rd in the NHL in Fenwick percentage with 52.7% as they have 3,075 shots while they've given up 2,755 attempts on defense. The Blue Jackets start possessions in the offensive zone 53.3% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 46.7% for the year. That puts them 4th and 24th in the league in zone percentages respectively. They have 1,887 face-off wins as opposed to 2,056 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 47.9%. That is 25th overall in the NHL. On defense Columbus has 1,419 hits and they've blocked 965 attempts from opposing offenses, which is 13th in the league.
The Sharks are 13th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 52.1% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 47.9% for the season, which is 23rd in the NHL. They have 2,020 face-off wins compared to 1,920 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 51.3%. That is 12th in the league. On defense San Jose has 1,077 hits and they have blocked 1,077 shots from the opposition, which is 2nd in the league. San Jose is 12th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 50.9% as they've attempted 3,979 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,842 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 52.1% ranks 9th as they have 3,005 attempts while they have given up 2,765 shots on the defensive end.
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