Dallas Stars vs Columbus Blue Jackets Odds
Dallas pays a visit to Columbus on Tuesday, hoping to shut down the Blue Jackets bats in hockey action at Nationwide Arena.
This season the Blue Jackets are 5-12-2 overall while the Stars are 9-8-2. As for the totals, Columbus is 7-11-1 on the OU, and Dallas is 8-8-3.
This game puts the Blue Jackets, most recently No. 29 in the Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings, up against the Stars, who rate a No. 22 in the latest survey.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Columbus' No. 30-ranked offense (2.1 goals per game) against a Stars defense that ranks No. 17 at 2.8 goals per game allowed. The Blue Jackets powerplay has clicked at a 12.3% rate while the Stars have a 83% rate on the penalty kill.
In their last action, Dallas was a 5-4 loser on the road against the Predators. Bettors on Nashville at -142 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (9) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.
The Blue Jackets were a 1-0 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Blackhawks. That made winners of bettors who got Chicago at -295 on the moneyline, while the total score (1) was good news for UNDER bettors.
Dallas Stars Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Los Angeles are 6-4
After playing Nashville are 3-7
After a loss are 5-5
Columbus Blue Jackets Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 2-8
Before playing Chicago are 2-8
After playing Chicago are 7-3
After a loss are 4-6
A few Stars at Blue Jackets trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Dallas' last 8 games when playing on the road against Columbus
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Dallas' last 14 games when playing Columbus
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Dallas' last 6 games
Dallas is 15-7 SU in its last 22 games when playing on the road against Columbus
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Columbus' last 8 games when playing at home against Dallas
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Columbus' last 14 games when playing Dallas
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Columbus' last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Columbus' last 5 games at home
Dallas home to Edmonton, Thursday, February 28
Columbus at Chicago, Friday, March 1