Carolina Hurricanes vs Columbus Blue Jackets in NHL odds
Columbus Blue Jackets
|26-21-4||January 27, 2014, 07:00 PM | PNC Arena||23-19-9|
The Carolina Hurricanes will look to bolster their win total and reward moneyline bettors when the Columbus Blue Jackets invade PNC Arena on Monday.
The Hurricanes sit at 23-19-9 on the season; in comparison, the Blue Jackets are currently 26-21-4. Looking to wager on the totals? Carolina is 22-24-5 OU, and Columbus is 28-19-4 OU.
View Columbus Blue Jackets vs Carolina Hurricanes Odds and Stats.
Sportsbooks such as Bovada had the Hurricanes as -116 moneyline Favorite in this particular NHL matchup earlier. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 5.5 before betting started to move the line at 5Dimes.
It's a hockey betting matchup between the No. 14-rated Hurricanes and the No. 13-ranked Blue Jackets, according to the latest NHL power poll here at Odds Shark.
In their last action, Columbus was a 5-2 loser at home against the Sabres. Bettors on Buffalo at +171 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.
In their last action, Carolina was a 6-3 winner at home against the Senators. Bettors on Carolina at -115 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (9) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Carolina's No. 21-ranked offense (2.57 goals per game) against a Blue Jackets defense that ranks No. 16 at 2.84 goals per game allowed. The Hurricanes powerplay has clicked at a 14.44% rate while the Blue Jackets have a 80.45% rate on the penalty kill.
Columbus home to Ottawa, Tuesday, January 28th
Carolina at Montreal, Tuesday, January 28th