Columbus Blue Jackets host Vancouver Canucks in hockey action
Columbus Blue Jackets
|5-3-1||October 20, 2013, 06:00 PM | Nationwide Arena||2-5-0|
The Columbus Blue Jackets look to emerge victorious in NHL odds action as the Canucks arrive at Nationwide Arena on Sunday.
The Blue Jackets currently sport a record of 2-5-0. The Canucks are 5-3-1. Betting totals have seen the Blue Jackets post a 2-4-1 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Canucks have gone 3-4-2 against the number.
View Vancouver Canucks vs Columbus Blue Jackets Odds and Stats.
Sportsbooks such as Bovada had the Blue Jackets as -110 Favorite earlier today. The over under opened at 5.5 at 5Dimes for bettors hoping to turn a profit on totals.
The Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings have the Blue Jackets at No. 14 and the Canucks at No. 21 heading into this contest.
In their last action, Vancouver was a 4-3 loser on the road against the Penguins. Bettors on Pittsburgh at -153 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, Columbus was a 4-1 loser on the road against the Capitals. Bettors on Washington at -130 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Columbus's No. 23-ranked offense (2.29 goals per game) against a Canucks defense that ranks No. 19 at 2.89 goals per game allowed. The Blue Jackets powerplay has clicked at a 24% rate while the Canucks have a 90% rate on the penalty kill.
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Columbus at New Jersey, Tuesday, October 22nd