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Minnesota Wild home to Blue Jackets in hockey betting action

Columbus Blue JacketsMinnesota Wild
April 13, 8:00 PM | Xcel Energy Center

Columbus Blue Jackets vs Minnesota Wild Odds

18-16-7TEAM RECORD22-16-2

Minnesota will try to be nasty hosts on Saturday when the Columbus Blue Jackets pay a visit to Xcel Energy Center.

Minnesota will face the 18-16-7 Blue Jackets. In totals betting, the Wild are 16-20-4 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Blue Jackets are 15-24-2 favoring the OVER.

View Columbus vs Minnesota Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings:
This game puts the Wild, most recently No. 12 in the Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings, up against the Blue Jackets, who rate a No. 24 in the latest survey.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Minnesota's No. 19-ranked offense (2.6 goals per game) against a Blue Jackets defense that ranks No. 13 at 2.6 goals per game allowed. The Wild powerplay has clicked at a 17.9% rate while the Blue Jackets have a 85% rate on the penalty kill.

The Blue Jackets were a 4-1 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Blues. That made winners of bettors who got Columbus at -111 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for PUSH bettors.

Minnesota lost its last outing, a 2-0 result against the Blues on April 11. Bettors who backed the Blues at +100 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (2) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Columbus Blue Jackets Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 8-2
Before playing Colorado are 3-7
After playing St. Louis are 1-9
After a win are 7-3

Minnesota Wild Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Florida are 3-3-2
After playing St. Louis are 7-3
After a loss are 7-3

A few Blue Jackets at Wild trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Columbus' last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Columbus' last 5 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Columbus' last 15 games when playing on the road against Minnesota
Columbus is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games when playing Columbus
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Minnesota's last 15 games when playing at home against Columbus
Minnesota is 13-5 SU in its last 18 games when playing at home against Columbus

Next up:
Columbus at Colorado, Monday, April 15
Minnesota at Calgary, Monday, April 15