Montreal Canadiens at Columbus Blue Jackets NHL Parlay 3/12/2018
Monday, March 12, 2018
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The Montreal Canadiens head to Nationwide Arena to take on the Columbus Blue Jackets on Monday, March 12, 2018. The opening line for this contest has the Canadiens at +180 and the Blue Jackets at -201.
Montreal has a record of 25-31-12 this year and away from home they have a record of 9-21-4-2. They are 6th in the Atlantic Division. They've tallied 173 goals and surrendered 214 goals for a point differential of -41. For the year they have an ATS mark of 25-43-0 and an over/under record of 28-38-0. Columbus has a record of 36-28-5, including 22-11-2-1 on home ice this year. They are 5th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 188 goals and have given up 193 for a goal differential of -5. Their record against the spread is 36-33-0 while their over/under mark is 31-37-0.
Valuable Montreal Canadiens Betting Trends
The Montreal Canadiens are 25-43-0 straight up this year
The Montreal Canadiens are 28-38-0 against the over/under this season
Important Columbus Blue Jackets Betting Trends
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 36-33-0 straight up this year
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 31-37-0 against the over/under this season
Key Montreal Canadiens Injuries
12/18/17 D Shea Weber Foot IR (12/17)
10/22/17 RW Ales Hemsky Concussion IR (10/20)
03/11/18 LW Charles Hudon Lower Body injured last game, is "?" Monday vs Columbus
03/10/18 D David Schlemko Upper Body is "?" Monday vs Columbus
03/10/18 D Rinat Valiev Lower Body is "?" Monday vs Columbus
03/05/18 LW Max Pacioretty Lower Body is out indefinitely
03/05/18 D Victor Mete Finger is out for season
02/23/18 GO Carey Price Concussion IR (02/20)
Key Columbus Blue Jackets Injuries
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)
Antti Niemi has 4 wins and 6 losses this season in goal for the Canadiens. He has 500 shots against him and he's surrendered 47 goals. He's made 453 stops for a save percentage of 91%. Brendan Gallagher has scored 41 total points this year for the Canadiens. He has 24 goals this season with 227 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 17 assists on the year and averages 15.7 minutes played per contest. Max Pacioretty averages 19 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 8% by tallying 17 goals on 212 attempts. He has 20 assists, giving him a total of 37 points on the year.
Artemi Panarin has 60 total points this season for the Blue Jackets. He has 21 goals this year with 197 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 39 assists on the year and averages 20.2 minutes played per contest. Sergei Bobrovsky has 29 wins and 21 losses this season in net for the Blue Jackets. He has 1,673 shots against him and he's given up 134 goals. He's made 1,539 saves for a save percentage of 92%. Seth Jones averages 24.8 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 6% by scoring 13 goals on 231 attempts. He has 33 assists, giving him a total of 46 points on the year.
Useful Team Statistics
The Canadiens have given up 219 power play opportunities and surrendered 52 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 76% this season. That is 28th in the league. They average 34 shots per contest and as a team shoot 7.58% for the year. They allow 32 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 90%, ranking them 23rd in the NHL at stopping the puck. The Canadiens are 27th overall with 62 total points this year. They are 29th in the league with 173 goals and 8th in goals allowed with 214. They've had 204 power play chances and scored 41 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 20%. That is 17th in the NHL.
Useful Team Statistics
As a team, the Blue Jackets are 23rd with a total of 188 goals scored while they are 21st with 193 goals surrendered this season. They average 34 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 7.96%. As a unit they give up 31 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 91%, putting them 10th in the league. The Blue Jackets have a total of 77 points this season, which is 18th in the NHL. They have had 28 power play goals on 193 chances for a percentage of 15%. That is 31st overall. They've given up 177 power play opportunities and surrendered 40 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 77%, ranking 25th when short-handed.
Montreal is 17th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 50.3%, as they've attempted 4,225 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,173 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 50.5% as they have 3,087 attempts while they have given up 3,020 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 12th in the league. The Canadiens start possessions in the offensive zone 52.6% of the time, which is 6th in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 47.4% for the season. That is 27th overall in the NHL. They have 1,999 face-off wins compared to 2,183 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 47.8%. That ranks them 28th in the league. On defense Montreal has 1,731 hits and they have blocked 1,153 shots from the opposition, putting them 1st overall.
The Blue Jackets are 4th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 53.1% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 46.9% for the season, which is 25th in the NHL. They have 2,006 face-off wins compared to 2,169 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 48%. That is 26th in the league. On defense Columbus has 1,490 hits and they have blocked 1,018 shots from the opposition, which is 13th in the league. Columbus is 5th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 51.6% as they've attempted 4,193 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,937 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 52.7% ranks 3rd as they have 3,256 attempts while they have given up 2,919 shots on the defensive end.
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Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Montreal +180 and over 5.5 total goals
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