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NHL Betting Odds and Prediction - Boston Bruins vs Columbus Blue Jackets

Boston Bruins

vs

Columbus Blue Jackets
Saturday, December 27, 2014 7:00 PM ET
Nationwide Arena

The Boston Bruins will look to grab a road win when they take on the Blue Jackets in Columbus at Nationwide Arena on Saturday in NHL betting odds action.

Boston Bruins vs Columbus Blue Jackets Opening Odds and Betting Line

The Boston Bruins were listed as 115 underdogs on the NHL hockey moneyline earlier at 5Dimes. The over under total was set at 5.5 before betting started earlier on Saturday at BetOnline.

Computer Prediction: Boston Bruins vs Columbus Blue Jackets Pick

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 2.3-1.9 win for the Bruins. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Boston Bruins vs Columbus Blue Jackets Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Blue Jackets sit at 14-16-3 on the season; in comparison, the Boston Bruins are currently 18-14-3. Looking to wager on the totals? Columbus is 16-16-1 OU, and Boston is 13-15-7 OU. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Columbus vs Boston injuries news.

The NHL Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the No. 21-rated Boston Bruins taking on the No. 26-rated Columbus Blue Jackets in this contest.

How Boston Bruins vs Columbus Blue Jackets Stats Matchup

The game also pits Columbus's No. 24-ranked offense, averaging 2.42 goals per game, against a Bruins defense that ranks No. 12 at 2.6 goals allowed. The Blue Jackets power play is averaging 23.53% while the Bruins defense kills off 79.82% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Boston, they were a 5-3 winner as they battled the Predators at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Bruins at -140 were rewarded, while the 8 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Columbus lost its last outing, a 5-1 result against the Predators on December 22. Bettors who backed the Predators at -148 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (6) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

Boston Bruins vs Columbus Blue Jackets Betting Odds Trends

Boston is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games on the road
Boston is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Columbus
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Boston's last 10 games when playing Columbus
Boston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Columbus
Columbus is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Columbus's last 12 games
Columbus is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home
Columbus is 5-10 SU in its last 15 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Boston home to Detroit, Monday, December 29th
Columbus home to Minnesota, Wednesday, December 31st

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