Columbus Blue Jackets take on Canucks in hockey test
Columbus Blue Jackets vs Vancouver Canucks Odds
The Canucks get a visit from the Columbus Blue Jackets in hockey action on Tuesday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.
The Canucks currently sports a record of 17-9-6. The Blue Jackets are 13-13-6. Betting totals have seen the Canucks post a 13-16-3 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Blue Jackets have gone 13-18-1 against the number.
The Blue Jackets were listed as +-200 underdogs on the hockey moneyline earlier at . The total was set at 5 before betting started earlier on Monday at BetOnline.
The NHL Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the No. 26-rated Blue Jackets taking on the No. 16-rated Canucks in this contest.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Vancouver's No. 16-ranked offense (2.7 goals per game) against a Blue Jackets defense that ranks No. 12 at 2.7 goals per game allowed. The Canucks powerplay has clicked at a 13.4% rate while the Blue Jackets have a 85.1% rate on the penalty kill.
The Blue Jackets were a 5-2 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Predators. That made winners of bettors who got Nashville at -160 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for OVER bettors.
Vancouver was a 3-2 winner in its last match on the road against the Avalanche. They won as -123 favorites, while the total score of 5 made winners of UNDER bettors.
Columbus Blue Jackets Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 1-9
Before playing Edmonton are 5-5
After playing Nashville are 2-8
After a loss are 4-6
Vancouver Canucks Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing San Jose are 6-4
After playing Colorado are 8-2
After a win are 6-4
A few Blue Jackets at Canucks trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Columbus' last 8 games when playing Vancouver
Columbus is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Columbus' last 11 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Columbus' last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Vancouver's last 5 games
Vancouver is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Columbus
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Vancouver's last 8 games when playing Columbus
Vancouver is 11-2 SU in its last 13 games when playing Columbus
Columbus at Edmonton, Thursday, March 28
Vancouver home to Colorado, Thursday, March 28