Columbus Blue Jackets vs. Carolina Hurricanes, 01/10/17 - Prediction
Written by: Alex Alarcon
Columbus Blue Jackets (28-7-4) at Carolina (18-15-7) Hurricanes
Game Time: Tuesday, January 10, 2017 PNC Arena
Lines: Blue Jackets -110/ Hurricanes +109
The Columbus Blue Jackets travel to PNC Arena to play the Carolina Hurricanes on Tuesday, January 10, 2017.
Back To Their Winning Ways
Columbus comes into this matchup having played 39 games. They have an overall record of 28-7-4 and on the road they have a record of 12-3-3. Currently they are 1st in the Metropolitan Division.
They’ve scored 132 goals and given up 85 goals for a point differential of +47. The Blue Jackets have an overall record of 8-2-0 in their last 10 games.
The Blue Jackets have 60 total points this season. They have scored 132 goals while giving up 85 goals. They have had 116 power play opportunities and have scored 31 goals on those chances for a percentage of 27%. The Blue Jackets have allowed 110 power play opportunities and given up 20 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%.
They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 11.19% for the season to this point. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 93%.
A Streak Is Unknown
Carolina shows up with a record of 18-15-7 including 12-4-1 at home this season. They are 6th in the Metropolitan Division. They’ve scored 104 goals and surrendered 108 for a goal differential of -4.
The Hurricanes have a record of 6-4-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 16-22 while their over/under record sits at 15-18-7.
Carolina has attempted 2,307 shots at full strength and they’ve given up 2,094 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 52.4% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 51.7% as they have 1,667 shots while they’ve given up 1,557 attempts on defense.
Columbus Blue Jackets
- Blue Jackets are 7-0 in their last 7 Tuesday games.
- Blue Jackets are 8-1 in their last 9 road games.
- Blue Jackets are 5-1 in their last 6 after scoring 2 goals or less in their previous game.
- Hurricanes are 18-43 in their last 61 games following a win.
- Hurricanes are 2-6 in their last 8 vs. a team with a winning % above .600.
- Hurricanes are 0-5 in their last 5 vs. Metropolitan.
The Blue Jackets are back to their winning ways as the Hurricanes have yet to have a successful winning streak. Also Road team is 5-1 in the last 6 meetings.
PICK: BLUE JACKETS
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