English
Menu

OddsShark Top Sportsbooks

Moneyline favors Bruins in battle with Blue Jackets

Boston BruinsColumbus Blue Jackets
Dec 10, 7:00 PM | Nationwide Arena

Boston Bruins vs Columbus Blue Jackets Odds

17-9-1TEAM RECORD8-16-4

The Blue Jackets get a visit from the Boston Bruins in hockey action on Saturday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

Columbus will face the 17-9-1 Bruins. In totals betting, the Blue Jackets are 14-13-1 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Bruins are 13-14 favoring the OVER.

View Boston vs Columbus Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're backing the visitors in this one, you'll find the Bruins listed as favorites of 135 at most sportsbooks. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 5.5, depending on the book.

Power Rankings:
The Blue Jackets sit at No. 27 in the current NHL power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Bruins sit at a No. 1 on the same chart.

ADVERTISEMENT:

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Columbus' No. 27-ranked offense (2.4 goals per game) against a Bruins defense that ranks No. 1 at 2.1 goals per game allowed. The Blue Jackets powerplay has clicked at a 12.4% rate while the Bruins have a 87% rate on the penalty kill.

Boston lost its last outing, a 2-0 result against the Panthers on December 8. Bettors who backed the Panthers at +162 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (2) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Columbus lost its last outing, a 4-3 result against the Predators on December 8. Bettors who backed the Predators at +100 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

Boston Bruins Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Ottawa are 5-5
After playing Florida are 4-6
After a loss are 6-4

Columbus Blue Jackets Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Vancouver are 3-7
After playing Nashville are 3-7
After a loss are 6-4

A few Bruins at Blue Jackets trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Boston's last 5 games when playing Columbus
Boston is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games on the road
Boston is 14-3 SU in its last 17 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Boston's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Columbus' last 5 games when playing Boston
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Columbus' last 13 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Columbus' last 6 games when playing at home against Boston
Columbus is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games when playing Boston

Next up:
Boston home to Los Angeles, Tuesday, December 13
Columbus home to Vancouver, Tuesday, December 13

Comments