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Hockey odds preview - Columbus vs. Detroit

Columbus Blue JacketsDetroit Red Wings
March 10, 5:00 PM | Joe Louis Arena

Columbus Blue Jackets vs Detroit Red Wings Odds

9-12-4TEAM RECORD12-9-4

Detroit will try to be nasty hosts on Sunday when the Columbus Blue Jackets pay a visit to Joe Louis Arena.

The Red Wings currently sports a record of 12-9-4. The Blue Jackets are 9-12-4. Betting totals have seen the Red Wings post a 10-13-2 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Blue Jackets have gone 10-14-1 against the number.

View Columbus vs Detroit Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're going with the Red Wings in this one, they were listed as moneyline favorites of -200 on most hockey betting menus early today for Monday's contest. The over-under was at 5.5 earlier at BetOnline.

Power Rankings:
This game puts the Red Wings, most recently No. 17 in the Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings, up against the Blue Jackets, who rate a No. 28 in the latest survey.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Detroit's No. 18-ranked offense (2.6 goals per game) against a Blue Jackets defense that ranks No. 15 at 2.8 goals per game allowed. The Red Wings powerplay has clicked at a 14.3% rate while the Blue Jackets have a 85.9% rate on the penalty kill.

Detroit was a 3-0 loser in its last match on the road against the Blue Jackets. They lost as -120 favorites, while the total score of 3 made winners of UNDER bettors.

Columbus Blue Jackets Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 3-7
Before playing Vancouver are 2-8
After playing Detroit are 4-6
After a win are 4-6

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

A few Blue Jackets at Red Wings trends to consider:
Columbus is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Columbus is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Detroit
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Columbus' last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Columbus' last 7 games when playing Detroit
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Detroit's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Detroit's last 6 games at home
Detroit is 10-2 SU in its last 12 games when playing at home against Columbus
Detroit is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next up:
Columbus home to Vancouver, Tuesday, March 12
Detroit at Calgary, Wednesday, March 13