Los Angeles Kings vs Columbus Blue Jackets Odds
The hockey wagering menu sees a clash between Columbus and Los Angeles on Tuesday, with the host Blue Jackets trying to win for themselves and reward bettors who back them on the moneyline.
The Blue Jackets are 3-5-1 so far on the season. The Kings, meanwhile, are 2-3-2. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Columbus go 3-5-1 and the Kings go 3-3-1 on the totals.
The visitors opened as 119 moneyline favorites in this one at most online sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark. The total opened at 5 for those preferring over under wagers.
This game puts the Blue Jackets, most recently No. 28 in the Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings, up against the Kings, who rate a No. 23 in the latest survey.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Columbus' No. 28-ranked offense (2 goals per game) against a Kings defense that ranks No. 25 at 3.3 goals per game allowed. The Blue Jackets powerplay has clicked at a 14.6% rate while the Kings have a 79.4% rate on the penalty kill.
Los Angeles was a 7-4 loser in its last match on the road against the Ducks. They lost as -111 favorites, while the total score of 11 made winners of OVER bettors.
Columbus won its last outing, a 4-2 result against the Red Wings on February 2. Bettors who backed the Blue Jackets at +120 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (6) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
Los Angeles Kings Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Dallas are 5-5
After playing Anaheim are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5
Columbus Blue Jackets Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Calgary are 4-6
After playing Detroit are 5-5
After a win are 4-6
A few Kings at Blue Jackets trends to consider:
Los Angeles is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Columbus
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Los Angeles' last 12 games when playing on the road against Columbus
Los Angeles is 11-4 SU in its last 15 games on the road
Los Angeles is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games when playing Columbus
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Columbus' last 12 games when playing at home against Los Angeles
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Columbus' last 6 games
Columbus is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games when playing Los Angeles
Columbus is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games
Los Angeles at Nashville, Thursday, February 7
Columbus home to Calgary, Thursday, February 7