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Colorado Avalanche Battle vs Columbus Blue Jackets Highlights NHL Odds Menu

The Columbus Blue Jackets battle the visiting Colorado Avalanche on Saturday in NHL betting odds action at Nationwide Arena.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to back the visiting Colorado Avalanche before puck drop in this match found them as -120 moneyline favorites at 5Dimes. They saw an opening total of 5.5, according to BetOnline.

Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 3.3-2.2 result in favor of the Avalanche today. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Colorado Avalanche vs Columbus Blue Jackets Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Colorado Avalanche will look to vanquish their hosts on Saturday, as they are 22-20-3 this season, while the Blue Jackets are 16-25-4. Colorado is 22-22-1 against the total, while Columbus is 21-21-3 versus the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Columbus vs Colorado injuries news.

The Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings have the Columbus Blue Jackets at No. 26 and the Colorado Avalanche at No. 20 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Columbus's No. 19-ranked offense, averaging 2.53 goals per game, against a Avalanche defense that ranks No. 23 at 2.82 goals allowed. The Blue Jackets power play is averaging 17.86% while the Avalanche defense kills off 78.83% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, Colorado was a 3-0 winner at home against the Devils. Bettors on Colorado at -128 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

Columbus won its last outing, a 3-1 result against the Maple Leafs on January 13. Bettors who backed the Blue Jackets at +142 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Betting Trends
  • Colorado is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • Colorado is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Colorado's last 8 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Colorado's last 6 games when playing Columbus
  • Columbus is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Columbus's last 7 games
  • Columbus is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Columbus's last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Colorado at Winnipeg, Monday, January 18th
Columbus home to Washington, Tuesday, January 19th

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