Columbus Blue Jackets vs Anaheim Ducks Odds
The Anaheim Ducks will look to bolster their win total and reward moneyline bettors when the Columbus Blue Jackets invade Honda Center on Monday.
The Ducks bring a 11-2-1 record to the battle against the 4-9-2 Blue Jackets. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Anaheim go 5-8-1 so far and the Blue Jackets go 7-7-1.
Sportsbooks such as had the Ducks as -205 favorites earlier today. The over under opened at 5.5 at 5Dimes for bettors hoping to turn a profit on totals.
This game puts the Ducks, most recently No. 7 in the Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings, up against the Blue Jackets, who rate a No. 29 in the latest survey.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Anaheim's No. 2-ranked offense (3.6 goals per game) against a Blue Jackets defense that ranks No. 22 at 3.2 goals per game allowed. The Ducks powerplay has clicked at a 20.5% rate while the Blue Jackets have a 83.6% rate on the penalty kill.
Columbus lost its last outing, a 5-3 result against the Coyotes on February 16. Bettors who backed the Coyotes at -200 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (8) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
The Ducks were a 3-2 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Predators. That made winners of bettors who got Anaheim at +120 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for PUSH bettors.
Columbus Blue Jackets Trends:
When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing Detroit are 1-9
After playing Phoenix are 4-6
After a loss are 3-7
Anaheim Ducks Trends:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Colorado are 6-4
After playing Nashville are 5-5
After a win are 7-3
A few Blue Jackets at Ducks trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Columbus' last 6 games when playing on the road against Anaheim
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Columbus' last 7 games
Columbus is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Anaheim
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Columbus' last 6 games on the road
Anaheim is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Anaheim's last 7 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Anaheim's last 6 games when playing at home against Columbus
Anaheim is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Columbus at Detroit, Thursday, February 21
Anaheim home to Colorado, Sunday, February 24