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Columbus Blue Jackets vs Detroit Red Wings Betting Preview

Detroit Red WingsColumbus Blue Jackets
Feb 2, 7:00 PM | Nationwide Arena

Detroit Red Wings vs Columbus Blue Jackets Odds

4-2-1TEAM RECORD2-5-1

The hockey wagering menu sees a clash between Columbus and Detroit on Saturday, with the host Blue Jackets trying to win for themselves and reward bettors who back them on the moneyline.

This season the Blue Jackets are 2-5-1 overall while the Red Wings are 4-2-1. As for the totals, Columbus is 2-5-1 on the OU, and Detroit is 4-3.

View Detroit vs Columbus Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're going with the Blue Jackets in this one, they're listed as moneyline underdogs of +119 on most hockey betting menus for Monday's contest.

Power Rankings:
The NHL Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the No. 23-rated Red Wings taking on the No. 29-rated Blue Jackets in this contest.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Columbus' No. 29-ranked offense (1.8 goals per game) against a Red Wings defense that ranks No. 17 at 2.9 goals per game allowed. The Blue Jackets powerplay has clicked at a 13.2% rate while the Red Wings have a 71.4% rate on the penalty kill.

The Red Wings were a 5-3 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Blues. That made winners of bettors who got Detroit at +102 on the moneyline, while the total score (8) was good news for OVER bettors.

In their last action, Columbus was a 4-1 loser at home against the Blues. Bettors on St. Louis at -175 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent PUSH bettors home happy as well.

Detroit Red Wings Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Edmonton are 7-3
After playing St. Louis are 5-5
After a win are 3-7

Columbus Blue Jackets Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 2-8
Before playing Los Angeles are 4-6
After playing St. Louis are 0-10
After a loss are 5-5

A few Red Wings at Blue Jackets trends to consider:
Detroit is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Columbus
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games when playing Columbus
Detroit is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games when playing on the road against Columbus
Detroit is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Columbus' last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Columbus' last 5 games when playing Detroit
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Columbus' last 9 games when playing at home against Detroit
Columbus is 4-9 SU in its last 13 games when playing at home against Detroit

Next up:
Detroit home to Calgary, Tuesday, February 5
Columbus home to Los Angeles, Tuesday, February 5