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Moneyline favors Red Wings in battle with Blue Jackets

Detroit Red WingsColumbus Blue Jackets
Jan 21, 7:30 PM | Nationwide Arena

Detroit Red Wings vs Columbus Blue Jackets Odds

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Nationwide Arena hosts an NHL battle between the Columbus Blue Jackets and the visiting Detroit Red Wings on Monday.

The Blue Jackets currently sports a record of 1-0. The Red Wings are 0-1. Betting totals have seen the Blue Jackets post a 0-1 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Red Wings have gone 1-0 against the number.

View Detroit vs Columbus Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to side with the Blue Jackets in this one will find them as +105 underdogs on the NHL money line. Betting the over under instead? It was hovering near 5.5 at its open earlier today.

Power Rankings:
It's a hockey betting matchup between the No. 29-rated Blue Jackets and the No. 5-ranked Red Wings, according to the latest NHL power poll here at Odds Shark.


How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Columbus' No. 11-ranked offense (3 goals per game) against a Red Wings defense that ranks No. 29 at 6 goals per game allowed. The Blue Jackets powerplay has clicked at a 50% rate while the Red Wings have a 20% rate on the penalty kill.

Detroit lost its last outing, a 6-0 result against the Blues on January 19. Bettors who backed the Blues at -135 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (6) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

The Blue Jackets were a 3-2 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Predators. That made winners of bettors who got Columbus at +154 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors.

Detroit Red Wings Trends:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Edmonton are 7-3
After playing St. Louis are 5-5
After a loss are 3-7

Columbus Blue Jackets Trends:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing Phoenix are 4-6
After playing Nashville are 2-8
After a win are 6-4

A few Red Wings at Blue Jackets trends to consider:
Detroit is 18-5 SU in its last 23 games when playing Columbus
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Detroit's last 8 games when playing on the road against Columbus
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Detroit's last 6 games when playing Columbus
Detroit is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games when playing on the road against Columbus
Columbus is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Columbus' last 6 games at home
Columbus is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Columbus' last 8 games when playing at home against Detroit

Next up:
Detroit home to Dallas, Tuesday, January 22
Columbus at Phoenix, Wednesday, January 23