Columbus Blue Jackets vs Detroit Red Wings Betting Matchup Report

Detroit Red WingsColumbus Blue Jackets
March 28, 7:30 PM | Nationwide Arena

Detroit Red Wings vs Columbus Blue Jackets Odds

46-25-5TEAM RECORD24-45-7

Nationwide Arena hosts an NHL battle between the Columbus Blue Jackets and the visiting Detroit Red Wings on Wednesday.

The Blue Jackets bring a 24-45-7 record to the battle against the 46-25-5 Red Wings. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Columbus go 36-37-3 so far and the Red Wings go 33-41-2.

View Detroit vs Columbus Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The visitors opened as 170 moneyline favorites in this one at most online sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark. The total opened at 5.5 for those preferring over under wagers.

Power Rankings:
This game puts the Blue Jackets, most recently No. 29 in the Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings, up against the Red Wings, who rate a No. 5 in the latest survey.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Columbus' No. 28-ranked offense (2.3 goals per game) against a Red Wings defense that ranks No. 5 at 2.5 goals per game allowed. The Blue Jackets powerplay has clicked at a 14.9% rate while the Red Wings have a 80.2% rate on the penalty kill.

Columbus lost its last outing, a 7-2 result against the Red Wings on March 26. Bettors who backed the Red Wings at -310 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (9) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

Detroit Red Wings Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Edmonton are 7-3
After playing Columbus are 5-5
After a win are 7-3

Columbus Blue Jackets Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing Florida are 2-8
After playing Detroit are 3-7
After a loss are 4-6

A few Red Wings at Blue Jackets trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Detroit's last 7 games when playing on the road against Columbus
Detroit is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Columbus
Detroit is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games when playing on the road against Columbus
Detroit is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Columbus' last 7 games when playing at home against Detroit
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Columbus' last 6 games
Columbus is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games when playing at home against Detroit
Columbus is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games

Next up:
Detroit home to Nashville, Friday, March 30
Columbus home to Florida, Friday, March 30