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Nashville Predators

Columbus Blue Jackets
12-10-2 November 27, 2013, 07:00 PM | Nationwide Arena 9-12-3

The Blue Jackets get a visit from the Nashville Predators in hockey action on Wednesday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

The Blue Jackets are 9-12-3 so far on the season. The Predators, meanwhile, are 12-10-2. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Columbus go 11-10-3 and the Predators go 9-11-4 on the totals.

View Nashville Predators vs Columbus Blue Jackets Odds and Stats.

The visitors opened as -110 moneyline favorites in this one at most online sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including 5Dimes. The total opened at 5 for those preferring over under wagers, watch for the line updates during the day at Bovada.

The NHL Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Blue Jackets rated this week at No. 29 and the Predators sitting at No. 19.


In their last action, Nashville was a 4-2 winner at home against the Coyotes. Bettors on Nashville at +105 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (6) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Columbus's No. 20-ranked offense (2.58 goals per game) against a Predators defense that ranks No. 20 at 2.88 goals per game allowed. The Blue Jackets powerplay has clicked at a 19.05% rate while the Predators have a 83.54% rate on the penalty kill.

A few Predators at Blue Jackets trends to consider:
Nashville is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Nashville is 6-18 SU in its last 24 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Nashville's last 6 games on the road
Nashville is 16-8 SU in its last 24 games when playing Columbus
Columbus is 4-10 SU in its last 14 games
Columbus is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games at home
Columbus is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Nashville
Columbus is 8-16 SU in its last 24 games when playing Nashville

Next up:
Nashville home to Edmonton, Thursday, November 28th
Columbus home to Edmonton, Friday, November 29th