Hockey odds preview - Vancouver vs. Columbus
Vancouver Canucks vs Columbus Blue Jackets Odds
Columbus will try to be nasty hosts on Tuesday when the Vancouver Canucks pay a visit to Nationwide Arena.
The Blue Jackets bring a 10-12-4 record to the battle against the 11-7-6 Canucks. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Columbus go 10-15-1 so far and the Canucks go 11-10-3.
The Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings have the Blue Jackets at No. 25 and the Canucks at No. 18 heading into this contest.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Columbus' No. 27-ranked offense (2.3 goals per game) against a Canucks defense that ranks No. 14 at 2.8 goals per game allowed. The Blue Jackets powerplay has clicked at a 13.2% rate while the Canucks have a 80.2% rate on the penalty kill.
In their last action, Vancouver was a 4-2 loser on the road against the Wild. Bettors on Minnesota at +115 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (6) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.
In their last action, Columbus was a 3-2 winner on the road against the Red Wings. Bettors on Columbus at +171 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.
Vancouver Canucks Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 8-2
Before playing San Jose are 6-4
After playing Minnesota are 5-5
After a loss are 3-7
Columbus Blue Jackets Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 3-7
Before playing Chicago are 2-8
After playing Detroit are 4-6
After a win are 5-5
A few Canucks at Blue Jackets trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Vancouver's last 7 games when playing Columbus
Vancouver is 10-2 SU in its last 12 games when playing Columbus
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Vancouver's last 5 games when playing on the road against Columbus
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Vancouver's last 12 games
Columbus is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Columbus' last 7 games when playing Vancouver
Columbus is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Columbus' last 5 games
Vancouver home to Nashville, Thursday, March 14
Columbus home to Chicago, Thursday, March 14