Detroit Red Wings vs Columbus Blue Jackets NHL Parlay 11/21/2019
Game: Detroit Red Wings vs Columbus Blue Jackets
Date: Thursday, November 21, 2019
Location: Nationwide Arena in Columbus, OH
Odds/Point Spread: Red Wings (+158) Blue Jackets (-175)
Jonathan Bernier and the Detroit Red Wings (7-13-3, 8th in the Atlantic Division) are headed to Nationwide Arena on Thursday where they'll take on the Columbus Blue Jackets (8-8-4, 6th in the Metropolitan Division). The moneyline on this game has the Red Wings coming in at +158 and the Blue Jackets are at -175. The O/U opens at 6. The Red Wings cover 30.4% of the time, having gone 7-16 SU. Columbus is covering 40.0% of the time, going 8-12 straight up.
The Detroit Red Wings come into this matchup holding a record of 7 wins and 13 defeats, which is good for 8th in the Atlantic Division. So far this year, they have earned a total of 54 goals which has them at 14th in the Eastern Conference and 28th in the league. Their goal differential is -31, which is good for 31st in the league. The Red Wings have a total of 17 points, which has them at 30th in the league and 16th in the conference. In terms of shots on goal, they have a total of 694 which has them at 8th in the conference and 13th in the league. As a unit, Detroit has compiled a total of 333 hits which has them averaging 14.5 per game. They have a total of 250 blocks for the season. The man looking after the net for Detroit is Jonathan Bernier from Pori, Finland. He is 31 years old and has played a total of 777 mins protecting the net for the season. Bernier is surrendering 3.24 goals per contest which places him at 19th in the East and 37th among goaltenders in the NHL. For the year, he's allowed 42 goals. He has a save percentage of .891 which places him at 22nd in the East.
The Detroit Red Wings will be looking to get a win in their next outing after their 4 - 3 defeat to the Ottawa Senators in their previous game. The Red Wings were neither impressive or disappointing offensively in this defeat. In their game, they finished 3 out of the 38 shots they looked to score on. Moreover, they had 3 power play opportunities but didn't get a goal. Detroit racked up a total of 10 penalty minutes in their game. The Corsi for the Red Wings was 31 and the Corsi against at even strength was 29 meaning they had a Corsi percentage of 51.7%. Their Fenwick sat at 28 while the Fenwick against sat at 23, which means they had a Fenwick percentage of 54.9%. They earned 23 face-off wins and were beaten on 22 of the face-offs. Their offensive zone starts came in at 40.9% and they had a PDO at even strength of 81.3 for this game. When it comes to their opponent, the Ottawa Senators tallied a total of 33 shots. They had 8 minutes in the box and they earned a total of 4 power play attempts.
The Blue Jackets will be looking to get a victory in this matchup and for the current year they sit with 8 victories and 8 losses. With regard to goal differential, they rank 14th in the conference and 27th in the league with -14. They have compiled a total of 50 goals for the season which is good for 15th in the East. Columbus has a team save % of .896 which has them 24th in the league, which tells us scoring chances could be plentiful if they attack the goal. They have a team shooting percentage of 7.5% which puts them at 16th in the conference. In net for Columbus is Joonas Korpisalo who is having a tough year by giving up 2.97 GAA and that places him 15th among East goalies and 30th among goaltenders in the NHL. In the 929 mins he has been on the ice this year, he's surrendered 46 goals. He's earned a save percentage of .900, which has him placed 18th among East goalies and 33rd among goaltenders in the NHL.
The Columbus Blue Jackets squared up with the Montreal Canadiens in a matchup where the Blue Jackets ended up with the win by a tally of 5 - 2. In their game, Columbus had a 34.6% Corsi rating. They got there by having a Corsi of 28 and the team opposite of them having a Corsi of 53. They had a Fenwick percentage of 39.0% by notching a Fenwick of 23 and the Canadiens finishing with a 36 Fenwick. These Corsi statistics are telling of the type of game that Columbus had and they showed up in this game. Their PDO at even strength was 114.5 and they had an oZS percentage of 40.0%. The Blue Jackets notched 5 goals of the 26 shots on goal they attempted. They had 2 power play opportunities in this one and were able to notch 1 out of those opportunities. Concerning the opposition, the Canadiens had 2 power play chances but didn't tally a goal. Columbus gave up 32 shots on goal and the Canadiens ended up with 4 minutes in the box.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Columbus (-175) and under the total goals
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