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Montreal Canadiens vs Columbus Blue Jackets Betting Matchup Report

Columbus Blue JacketsMontreal Canadiens
Dec 6, 7:30 PM | Bell Centre

Columbus Blue Jackets vs Montreal Canadiens Odds

7-16-3TEAM RECORD11-11-5

The Montreal Canadiens look to emerge victorious in NHL odds action as the Blue Jackets arrive at Bell Centre on Tuesday.

The Blue Jackets will try to spoil to the party on Tuesday; they are 7-16-3 this season, while the Canadiens are 11-11-5. Columbus is 13-12-1 on the totals; Montreal is 10-14-3.

View Columbus vs Montreal Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Blue Jackets were listed as +-170 underdogs on the hockey moneyline at many online sportsbooks. The total was set at 5.5 before betting started earlier on Monday.

Power Rankings:
The NHL Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the No. 27-rated Blue Jackets taking on the No. 12-rated Canadiens in this contest.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Montreal's No. 22-ranked offense (2.5 goals per game) against a Blue Jackets defense that ranks No. 30 at 3.4 goals per game allowed. The Canadiens powerplay has clicked at a 12.1% rate while the Blue Jackets have a 75.3% rate on the penalty kill.

In their last action, Columbus was a 6-3 loser on the road against the Oilers. Bettors on Edmonton at -150 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (9) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

Montreal won its last outing, a 2-1 result against the Kings on December 3. Bettors who backed the Canadiens at +113 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Columbus Blue Jackets Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 2-8
Before playing Nashville are 5-5
After playing Edmonton are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5

Montreal Canadiens Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Vancouver are 4-6
After playing Los Angeles are 3-7
After a win are 4-6

A few Blue Jackets at Canadiens trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Columbus' last 13 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Columbus' last 7 games when playing Montreal
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Columbus' last 6 games when playing on the road against Montreal
Columbus is 7-18 SU in its last 25 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Montreal's last 7 games when playing Columbus
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Montreal's last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Montreal's last 6 games when playing at home against Columbus
Montreal is 2-3-1 SU in its last 6 games ,when playing at home against Columbus

Next up:
Columbus home to Nashville, Thursday, December 8
Montreal home to Vancouver, Thursday, December 8

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