New Jersey Devils at Columbus Blue Jackets NHL Picks & Predictions 2/10/2018
Saturday, February 10, 2018
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The New Jersey Devils head to Nationwide Arena to take on the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday, February 10, 2018. The opening line for this contest has the Devils at +100 and the Blue Jackets at -110.
New Jersey has a record of 27-18-8 this year and away from home they have a record of 12-9-5-3. They are 3rd in the Metropolitan Division. They have tallied 159 goals and surrendered 159 goals for a point differential of 0. For the year they have an ATS mark of 27-26-0 and an over/under record of 27-25-0. Columbus has a record of 27-22-4 including 16-10-1-1 on home ice this year. They are 5th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 139 goals and have given up 150 for a goal differential of -11. Their record against the spread is 27-26-0 while their over/under mark is 22-30-0.
Valuable New Jersey Devils Betting Trends
The New Jersey Devils are 27-26-0 straight up this year
The New Jersey Devils are 27-25-0 against the over/under this season
Important Columbus Blue Jackets Betting Trends
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 27-26-0 straight up this year
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 22-30-0 against the over/under this season
Key New Jersey Devils Injuries
02/08/18 GO Cory Schneider Lower Body is "?" Saturday vs Columbus
01/25/18 LW Marcus Johansson Concussion IR (01/23)
01/22/18 C Brian Gibbons Thumb IR (01/20)
Key Columbus Blue Jackets Injuries
12/01/17 D Ryan Murray Upper Body IR (11/27)
01/17/18 LW Sonny Milano Oblique IR (01/08)
Jesper Bratt has scored 31 total points this year for the Devils. He has 12 goals this season with 72 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 17%. He has a total of 19 assists on the year and averages 16.2 minutes played per contest. Nico Hischier averages 16.3 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 7% by tallying 9 goals on 123 attempts. He has 22 assists, giving him a total of 31 points on the year. Keith Kinkaid has 10 wins and 6 losses this season in goal for the Devils. He has 485 shots against him and he's surrendered 52 goals. He's made 433 stops for a save percentage of 89%.
Artemi Panarin has 42 total points this season for the Blue Jackets. He has 13 goals this year with 150 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 29 assists on the year and averages 20.5 minutes played per contest. Seth Jones averages 25 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 5% by scoring 8 goals on 167 attempts. He has 25 assists, giving him a total of 33 points on the year. Sergei Bobrovsky has 22 wins and 17 losses this season in net for the Blue Jackets. He has 1,339 shots against him and he's given up 107 goals. He's made 1,232 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Devils have 62 total points this year, which is 17th in the NHL. They've scored 159 goals while giving up 159 scores, which has them ranked 14th and 13th respectively. They have had 168 power play chances and scored 35 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 21%. That is 12th in the league. The Devils have given up 176 power play opportunities and surrendered 32 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%, ranking them 13th when short-handed. They average 31 shots per contest and as a team shoot 9.56% for the year. They allow 31 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 91%, which is 21st in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
The Blue Jackets are 19th in the league with a total of 58 points this season. They have 21 power play goals on 149 chances for a percentage of 14%. That is 31st in the NHL. They've given up 137 power play opportunities and surrendered 34 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 75%, ranking 27th overall. As a team, the Blue Jackets are 28th with a total of 139 goals scored while they've given up 150 goals this season, ranking 22nd in goals against. They average 34 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 7.75%. As a unit they give up 32 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 91%, putting them 11th overall in the NHL.
New Jersey is 22nd in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 48.9%, as they've attempted 2,937 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,070 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 49.7% as they have 2,280 attempts while they have given up 2,307 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 17th in the league. The Devils start possessions in the offensive zone 49.3% of the time, which is 23rd in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 50.7% for the season. That is 9th overall in the NHL. They have 1,539 face-off wins compared to 1,716 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 47.3%. That ranks them 29th in the league. On defense New Jersey has 1,121 hits and they have blocked 763 shots from the opposition, putting them 21st overall.
The Blue Jackets start possessions in the offensive zone 52.4% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 47.6% for the year. That ranks them 8th and 21st respectively in the NHL. They have 1,553 face-off wins as opposed to 1,697 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 47.8%. That is 25th in the league. On defense Columbus has 1,179 hits and they've blocked 805 attempts from opposing offenses, ranking them 15th in blocked shots. Columbus is ranked 10th in Corsi percentage with 50.8% as they've tried 3,180 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 3,074 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. Their Fenwick percentage is 6th in the NHL at 52.1%, as they have 2,466 shots while they've given up 2,269 attempts on defense.
Who will win tonight's Devils/Blue Jackets NHL game against the spread? Guy's Pick: Take New Jersey +100
Guy's Pick: Take New Jersey +100
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