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New York Rangers

Columbus Blue Jackets
37-29-4 March 21, 2014, 07:00 PM | Nationwide Arena 36-27-6



The Blue Jackets get a visit from the New York Rangers in hockey action on Friday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

The Blue Jackets are 36-27-6 so far on the season. The Rangers, meanwhile, are 37-29-4. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Columbus go 35-30-4 and the Rangers go 28-33-9 on the totals.View New York Rangers vs Columbus Blue Jackets Odds and Stats.

If you're going with the Blue Jackets in this one, they were listed as moneyline of -105 on most hockey betting menus early today for Friday's contest. The over-under was at 5.5 earlier at BetOnline.

The NHL Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the No. 12-rated Rangers taking on the No. 13-rated Blue Jackets in this contest.

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New York won its last outing, a 8-4 result against the Senators on March 18. Bettors who backed the Rangers at -121 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (12) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

In their last action, Columbus was a 3-2 winner on the road against the Canadiens. Bettors on Columbus at +119 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. 12-ranked offense (2.88 goals per game) against a Rangers defense that ranks No. 6 at 2.49 goals per game allowed. The Blue Jackets powerplay has clicked at a 17.45% rate while the Rangers have a 84.31% rate on the penalty kill.

A few Rangers at Blue Jackets trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Rangers's last 6 games
NY Rangers is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Rangers's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Rangers's last 6 games when playing Columbus
Columbus is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Columbus's last 12 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Columbus's last 6 games when playing NY Rangers
Columbus is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against NY Rangers


Next up:
New York at New Jersey, Saturday, March 22nd

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