Moneyline favors Coyotes in battle with Blue Jackets

Phoenix CoyotesColumbus Blue Jackets
March 16, 7:00 PM | Nationwide Arena

Phoenix Coyotes vs Columbus Blue Jackets Odds

13-11-3TEAM RECORD10-12-6

The Columbus Blue Jackets battle the visiting Phoenix Coyotes on Saturday in NHL betting action at Nationwide Arena.

This season the Blue Jackets are 10-12-6 overall while the Coyotes are 13-11-3. As for the totals, Columbus is 10-17-1 on the OU, and Phoenix is 15-11-1.

View Phoenix vs Columbus Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks such as Bovada had the Blue Jackets as +105 moneyline underdogs in this particular NHL matchup earlier. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 5 before betting started to move the line at 5Dimes.

Power Rankings:
The Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings have the Blue Jackets at No. 25 and the Coyotes at No. 9 heading into this contest.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Columbus' No. 30-ranked offense, averaging 2.2 goals per game, against a Coyotes defense that ranks No. 19 at 2.9 goals allowed. The Blue Jackets power play is averaging 13.6% while the Coyotes defense kills off 83.2% of their penalties.

Phoenix lost its last outing, a 3-0 result against the Blues on March 14. Bettors who backed the Blues at -125 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

In their last action, Columbus was a 2-1 loser at home against the Blackhawks. Bettors on Chicago at -156 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

Phoenix Coyotes Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Chicago are 6-4
After playing St. Louis are 7-3
After a loss are 7-3

Columbus Blue Jackets Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Nashville are 5-5
After playing Chicago are 6-4
After a loss are 3-7

A few Coyotes at Blue Jackets trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Phoenix's last 11 games when playing Columbus
Phoenix is 13-5 SU in its last 18 games when playing Columbus
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Phoenix's last 10 games
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Phoenix's last 18 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Columbus' last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Columbus' last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Columbus' last 11 games when playing Phoenix
Columbus is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games

Next up:
Phoenix at Los Angeles, Monday, March 18
Columbus home to Nashville, Tuesday, March 19

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