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Minnesota WildColumbus Blue Jackets
Nov 15, 7:00 PM | Nationwide Arena

Minnesota Wild vs Columbus Blue Jackets Odds

9-5-3TEAM RECORD3-12-1

Nationwide Arena hosts an NHL battle between the Columbus Blue Jackets and the visiting Minnesota Wild on Tuesday.

The Wild will try to spoil to the party on Tuesday; they are 9-5-3 this season, while the Blue Jackets are 3-12-1. Minnesota is 5-9-3 on the totals; Columbus is 8-7-1.

View Minnesota vs Columbus Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
On the opening NHL line for this matchup, Columbus sat as +115 underdogs. The total was set at 5.

Power Rankings:
The Blue Jackets sit at No. 30 in the current NHL power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Wild sit at a No. 25 on the same chart.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Columbus' No. 27-ranked offense (2.2 goals per game) against a Wild defense that ranks No. 1 at 2.1 goals per game allowed. The Blue Jackets powerplay has clicked at a 10.8% rate while the Wild have a 83.3% rate on the penalty kill.

In their last action, Minnesota was a 3-2 winner on the road against the Ducks. Bettors on Minnesota at +139 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent PUSH bettors home happy as well.

Columbus won its last outing, a 2-1 result against the Jets on November 12. Bettors who backed the Blue Jackets at -125 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Minnesota Wild Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Florida are 4-4-2
After playing Anaheim are 3-7
After a win are 5-5

Columbus Blue Jackets Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 2-8
Before playing Boston are 4-6
After playing Winnipeg are 5-5
After a win are 3-7

A few Wild at Blue Jackets trends to consider:
Minnesota is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Minnesota's last 7 games when playing Columbus
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 6 games when playing on the road against Columbus
Minnesota is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Columbus
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Columbus' last 8 games at home
Columbus is 12-4 SU in its last 16 games when playing at home against Minnesota
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Columbus' last 7 games when playing Minnesota
Columbus is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Minnesota

Next up:
Minnesota home to Colorado, Thursday, November 17
Columbus at Boston, Thursday, November 17

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