Moneyline favors Red Wings in battle with Blue Jackets
Detroit Red Wings vs Columbus Blue Jackets Odds
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.
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.
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
Detroit home to Dallas, Tuesday, January 22
Columbus at Phoenix, Wednesday, January 23