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Chicago Blackhawks home to Blue Jackets in hockey betting action

Columbus Blue JacketsChicago Blackhawks
Oct 29, 8:30 PM | United Center

Columbus Blue Jackets vs Chicago Blackhawks Odds

1-8-1TEAM RECORD5-2-2

The Columbus Blue Jackets will look to grab a road win when they take on the Blackhawks in Chicago at United Center on Saturday in hockey odds action.

The Blue Jackets will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 1-8-1 this season, while the Blackhawks are 5-2-2. Columbus is 5-4-1 on the totals; Chicago is 4-5.

View Columbus vs Chicago Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The visitors opened as +-230 moneyline underdogs in this one at most online sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark. The total opened at 5.5 for those preferring over under wagers.

Power Rankings:
This game puts the Blackhawks, most recently No. 2 in the Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings, up against the Blue Jackets, who rate a No. 28 in the latest survey.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Chicago's No. 7-ranked offense (3 goals per game) against a Blue Jackets defense that ranks No. 26 at 3.4 goals per game allowed. The Blackhawks powerplay has clicked at a 12.1% rate while the Blue Jackets have a 64.7% rate on the penalty kill.

Columbus lost its last outing, a 4-2 result against the Sabres on October 27. Bettors who backed the Sabres at -175 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (6) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

Chicago lost its last outing, a 3-0 result against the Hurricanes on October 28. Bettors who backed the Hurricanes at +117 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Columbus Blue Jackets Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Anaheim are 5-5
After playing Buffalo are 3-7
After a loss are 1-9

Chicago Blackhawks Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 2-8
Before playing Edmonton are 6-4
After playing Carolina are 7-3
After a loss are 6-4

A few Blue Jackets at Blackhawks trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Columbus' last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Columbus' last 10 games when playing Chicago
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Columbus' last 6 games
Columbus is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Chicago
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Chicago's last 10 games when playing Columbus
Chicago is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chicago's last 7 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chicago's last 6 games

Next up:
Columbus home to Anaheim, Sunday, October 30
Chicago home to Nashville, Monday, October 31

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