Blue Jackets vs. Senators Prediction, Betting Tips & Picks 4/22/2022
The Columbus Blue Jackets (35-36-6) host the Ottawa Senators (29-41-7) on Friday, April 22, with the Blue Jackets coming off a loss and the Senators a victory. Blue Jackets (-139) versus Senators (+115) has a clear favorite, according to the moneyline odds. Find more below on the Blue Jackets vs. Senators betting line, injury report, head-to-head stats, best bets and more.
Blue Jackets vs. Senators Spread and Betting Line
Blue Jackets vs Senators Betting Information
Blue Jackets vs. Senators Game Info
- Game Day: Friday, April 22, 2022
- Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
- Location: Columbus, Ohio
- Arena: Nationwide Arena
Computer Predictions for Blue Jackets vs. Senators
Computer picks for Blue Jackets vs Senators
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Blue Jackets vs. Senators Betting Trends
Columbus has gone 12-2 as the favorite this season.
Through six games with moneyline odds shorter than -139 this season, the Blue Jackets have won every time.
Based on the moneyline odds, Columbus has a 58.2% chance of winning this contest.
Columbus Blue Jackets Leaders
Jakub Voracek is one of Columbus’ top contributors with 56 points. He has five goals and 51 assists this season.
Through 56 games, Patrik Laine has 26 goals and 30 assists.
Oliver Bjorkstrand has scored 24 goals and added 26 assists through 75 games for Columbus.
Elvis Merzlikins (25-21-6) has a 3.3 goals against average and a .905 save percentage (32nd in the league).
Columbus Blue Jackets Season Stats
The Blue Jackets’ 3.2 average goals per game add up to 243 total, which makes them the 14th-ranked scoring team in the NHL.
On defense, the Blue Jackets have allowed 283 goals (3.7 per game) to rank 29th in league play.
Their goal differential (-40) ranks them 22nd in the league.
The Blue Jackets have put up 35 power-play goals on 202 power-play chances this season, ranking 27th in the league.
The Blue Jackets rank 25th in the league with a 17.3% power-play conversion rate this season.
The Blue Jackets have scored a total of seven shorthanded goals this season.
The Blue Jackets kill 79.2% of their opponent’s power plays, the 18th-ranked penalty-kill percentage in the league.
With a 48.4% faceoff win percentage, the Blue Jackets have the 21st-ranked percentage in the NHL.
The Blue Jackets have a 10.5% shooting percentage as a team, ranking ninth in the league.
The Blue Jackets have yet to shut out an opponent this season, averaging 20 hits and 13.2 blocked shots per game.
Senators vs. Blue Jackets Betting Trends
The Senators have been the underdog 65 times this season, and upset their opponent in 23, or 35.4%, of those games.
Ottawa has 56 games this season playing as the underdog by +115 or longer, and is 20-36 in those contests.
The moneyline set for this outing implies a 46.5% chance for the Senators to win.
Ottawa Senators Leaders
Brady Tkachuk has recorded 28 goals (0.4 per game) and dished out 33 assists (0.4 per game), taking 3.6 shots per game and shooting 10.4%. That makes him among the leaders for Ottawa with 61 total points (0.8 per game).
Tim Stuetzle is a top scorer for Ottawa, with 53 total points this season. He has scored 20 goals and provided 33 assists in 74 contests.
Joshua Norris has 33 goals and 18 assists for Columbus.
Anton Forsberg’s record stands at 19-17-4 on the season, giving up 111 goals (2.8 goals against average) and compiling 1223 saves with a .917 save percentage (ninth-best in the league).
Ottawa Senators Season Stats
The Senators’ 208 total goals (2.7 per game) rank 26th in the league.
The Senators have allowed 3.2 goals per game, 249 total, which ranks 22nd among NHL teams.
They have a -41 goal differential, which ranks 23rd in the league.
The Senators have put up 45 power-play goals this season, which ranks 21st in the NHL (on 226 power-play chances).
The Senators have a 19.9% power-play conversion rate, the NHL’s No. 19 percentage.
The Senators have scored seven shorthanded goals this season (10th among NHL squads).
The Senators’ 13th-ranked penalty kill rate is 80.4%.
The Senators win 48% of their faceoffs. That’s the 25th-ranked figure in the NHL.
The 9% shooting percentage the Senators have amassed ranks 26th in the league.
The Senators have not shut out an opponent this season. They average 29.7 hits and 14.7 blocked shots per game.
Blue Jackets and Senators Injury Report
Blue Jackets: Nathan Gerbe: Out (Hip), Zach Werenski: Day To Day (Upper-body), Boone Jenner: Out (Lower Back), Joonas Korpisalo: Out For Season (Hip), Daniil Tarasov: Out For Season (Hip), Patrik Laine: Day To Day (Upper-body), Yegor Chinakhov: Day To Day (Upper Body), Alexandre Texier: Out (Finger)
Senators: Matt Murray: Out (Neck), Shane Pinto: Out (Shoulder), Mathieu Joseph: Out (Undisclosed), Thomas Chabot: Out For Season (Hand), Colin White: Out (COVID-19 Protocol)
Betting Tips for Blue Jackets vs. Senators
We have the Blue Jackets -139 on the moneyline as our best bet in this game after digging through all of the key statistics and trends for this matchup. Our computer projects the total score will stay under the total of goals, with the covering the spread.
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