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Colorado Avalanche vs Columbus Blue Jackets Odds
The visiting Avalanche hope for a solid performance on Wednesday as they look to steal a win at Nationwide Arena against the Columbus Blue Jackets.
The Blue Jackets bring a 0-3 record to the battle against the 1-1 Avalanche. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Columbus go 1-1-1 so far and the Avalanche go 0-2.
The Avalanche were listed as +-155 underdogs on the hockey moneyline at many online sportsbooks. The total was set at 5.5 before betting started earlier on Monday.
It's a hockey betting matchup between the No. 7-rated Blue Jackets and the No. 30-ranked Avalanche, according to the latest NHL power poll here at Odds Shark.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Columbus' No. 18-ranked offense (2 goals per game) against a Avalanche defense that ranks No. 4 at 1.5 goals per game allowed. The Blue Jackets powerplay has clicked at a 0% rate while the Avalanche have a 100% rate on the penalty kill.
Colorado won its last outing, a 1-0 result against the Bruins on October 10. Bettors who backed the Avalanche at +192 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (1) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
In their last action, Columbus was a 3-2 loser at home against the Canucks. Bettors on Vancouver at -130 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.
Colorado Avalanche Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Buffalo are 7-3
After playing Boston are 8-2
After a win are 2-8
Columbus Blue Jackets Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Dallas are 5-5
After playing Vancouver are 3-7
After a loss are 1-9
A few Avalanche at Blue Jackets trends to consider:
Colorado is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing Columbus
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Colorado's last 5 games when playing Columbus
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Colorado's last 5 games when playing on the road against Columbus
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Colorado's last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Columbus' last 5 games when playing Colorado
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Columbus' last 5 games when playing at home against Colorado
Columbus is 6-13-1 SU in its last 20 games ,when playing at home against Colorado
Columbus is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games when playing Colorado
Colorado at Ottawa, Thursday, October 13
Columbus at Dallas, Saturday, October 15