Columbus
Blue Jackets
Stadium Nationwide Arena
47-31-4 Overall | 18-9-1 METROPOLITAN 5th
TEAM STATSGFGAPOWER PLAY
Blue Jackets258232 0%
Schedule
Regular season
Fri  10/4
vs
Maple Leafs
7:00pm
Sat  10/5
@
Penguins
7:00pm
Mon  10/7
vs
Sabres
7:00pm
Fri  10/11
vs
Ducks
7:00pm
Sat  10/12
@
Hurricanes
7:00pm
Wed  10/16
vs
Stars
7:00pm
Fri  10/18
@
Blackhawks
8:30pm
Sat  10/19
vs
Islanders
7:00pm
Mon  10/21
@
Maple Leafs
7:00pm
Thu  10/24
vs
Hurricanes
7:00pm
Team Outlook and Scouting Report

PLAYOFF FORECAST

They have a 12.6% chance of getting past the first round of the playoffs. They have a 4.7% chance of getting past round 2. If they do manage to beat the odds and advance past round 2, their chances of winning the East is 1.4%.

REGULAR SEASON RECAP

The sum of all of their regular season money line implied probabilities (adjusted for the juice) projects to 44.4 wins. Their 47 actual wins was above expectation. They exceeded expectations on the road. They went 25-16 on the road and were expected to win 20.6. Their 53.7% home win percentage was worse than expected (58.1%).

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TEAM STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES

Their record should be slightly better. Since 10/3/2018 their average goal differential is +0.33 (includes playoff games) which ranks #6 in the league, but their rank based on points (per game) is #7. This is a relatively better road team than a home team. They are the #6 ranked team in goal differential in road games, vs #17 in home games.

OFFENSIVE STATS PER GAME (League Rank):

DEFENSIVE STATS PER GAME (Lower # is Better):

TEAM STATS AND BETTING RESULT GAMELOG

Below is a betting recap of all 82 regular games. Anyone who backed the Blue Jackets in all of their games would be down -309 units. Against the puck line, they have delivered a +837 profit risking 100 units on each game (44-38 PL). They are profitable against the puck line at home and on the road.

Roster
NoPlayerPosHeightWeightBirthdateEXPCOLLEGE
77 Anderson, Josh RW6-322105/07/1994No College
13 Atkinson, Cam RW5-817906/05/1989No College
28 Bjorkstrand, Oliver RW6-017704/10/1995No College
6 Clendening, Adam D6-019610/26/1992No College
17 Dubinsky, Brandon C6-220504/29/1986No College
18 Dubois, Pierre-Luc C6-320706/24/1998No College
71 Foligno, Nick LW6-020210/31/1987No College
44 Gavrikov, Vladislav D6-320511/21/1995No College
37 Hannikainen, Markus LW6-120003/26/1993No College
4 Harrington, Scott D6-220703/10/1993No College
38 Jenner, Boone C6-220606/15/1993No College
3 Jones, Seth D6-421010/03/1994No College
70 Korpisalo, Joonas G6-318204/28/1994No College
14 Kukan, Dean D6-218607/08/1993No College
54 McQuaid, Adam D6-421010/12/1986No College
90 Merzlikins, Elvis G6-318304/13/1994No College
27 Murray, Ryan D6-120509/27/1993No College
20 Nash, Riley C6-119005/09/1989No College
65 Nutivaara, Markus D6-119106/06/1994No College
14 Nyquist, Gustav RW5-1118409/01/1989No College
2 Peeke, Andrew D6-319803/17/1998No College
50 Robinson, Eric LW6-220006/14/1995No College
58 Savard, David D6-222710/22/1990No College
10 Wennberg, Alexander C6-219609/22/1994No College
8 Werenski, Zach D6-220907/19/1997No College