Columbus
Blue Jackets
Stadium Nationwide Arena
33-22-15 Overall | 10-7-5 METROPOLITAN 5th
TEAM STATSGFGAPOWER PLAY
Blue Jackets180187 16.4%
Schedule
Regular season
Sun  3/1
vs
Canucks
W5-3
Wed  3/4
@
Flames
L / OT2-3
Sat  3/7
@
Oilers
L1-4
Sun  3/8
@
Canucks
W2-1
Thu  3/12
vs
Penguins
POSTPONED
Sat  3/14
vs
Predators
POSTPONED
Mon  3/16
@
Bruins
POSTPONED
Thu  3/19
vs
Capitals
POSTPONED
Sat  3/21
@
Maple Leafs
POSTPONED
Mon  3/23
@
Devils
POSTPONED
Team Outlook and Scouting Report

SEASON FORECASTS AND FUTURES PICKS

Their odds to win it all are 80/1, 1.2% (#21). They win the championship in less than 0.1% of simulations. In simulations, they win the East 0.3% of the time and are not a good value at 40/1, 2.4%. They are projected to finish with 93 points and go over their pre-season futures line of 84.5. Their playoff chances stand at 26.3% (0% to win the division). Their average wins per simulation puts them at #11 in the East.

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REGULAR SEASON RECAP AND UPCOMING GAMES

After 70 games, their expected win percentage is 48% based on the money line odds. At 33-22-15 they are in line with these expectations. Money line backers would be down quite a bit (259 units). They are not good on puck lines (39-31) for a -455 loss. Their under-over record is 42-27-1. Based on computer simulations they only have a 44% chance to beat the Penguins in their next game. The table below shows their upcoming games, their simulation based win percentage and their recent head to head record (WL, ATS, OU).

TEAM STATISTICAL STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES

Their record is better than it should be. Their average goal differential is -0.04 which ranks #20 in the league, but their rank based on points (per game) is #13. This is a relatively better home team than a road team. They are the #12 ranked team in goal differential in home games, vs #22 in road games. They are trending down. Their average goal differential in their past 6 games is -1.17 (#28 over this stretch).

OFFENSIVE STATS PER GAME (League Rank):

DEFENSIVE STATS PER GAME (Lower # is Better):

TEAM FANTASY LEADERS

The table below show the most valuable fantasy players on the team led by Joonas Korpisalo who is projected to be the #27 Goalie the rest of the season. The Better Option column shows the player directly above him and the Better Than column shows the player directly below him in the projected position rankings.

Roster
NoPlayerPosHeightWeightBirthdateEXPCOLLEGE
13 Atkinson, Cam RW5-817506/05/1989No College
52 Bemstrom, Emil RW6-019006/01/1999No College
28 Bjorkstrand, Oliver RW6-017704/10/1995No College
53 Carlsson, Gabriel D6-519201/02/1997No College
18 Dubois, Pierre-Luc C6-321806/24/1998No College
71 Foligno, Nick LW6-020810/31/1987No College
44 Gavrikov, Vladislav D6-321311/21/1995No College
24 Gerbe, Nathan LW5-416907/24/1987No College
4 Harrington, Scott D6-220403/10/1993No College
38 Jenner, Boone C6-220806/15/1993No College
3 Jones, Seth D6-420910/03/1994No College
70 Korpisalo, Joonas G6-319104/28/1994No College
46 Kukan, Dean D6-219207/08/1993No College
15 Lilja, Jakob RW6-119607/23/1993No College
49 MacInnis, Ryan RW6-420002/14/1996No College
23 Matteau, Stefan LW6-222002/23/1994No College
90 Merzlikins, Elvis G6-318104/13/1994No College
27 Murray, Ryan D6-120609/27/1993No College
20 Nash, Riley C6-218505/09/1989No College
65 Nutivaara, Markus D6-118706/06/1994No College
14 Nyquist, Gustav LW5-1117909/01/1989No College
2 Peeke, Andrew D6-319403/17/1998No College
50 Robinson, Eric RW6-219706/14/1995No College
58 Savard, David D6-222910/22/1990No College
74 Shore, Devin C6-120607/19/1994No College
11 Stenlund, Kevin C6-420909/20/1996No College
42 Texier, Alexandre LW6-119209/13/1999No College
10 Wennberg, Alexander C6-219709/22/1994No College
8 Werenski, Zach D6-221207/19/1997No College