Columbus Blue Jackets vs Phoenix Coyotes Odds
The Phoenix Coyotes look to emerge victorious in NHL odds action as the Blue Jackets arrive at Jobing.com Arena on Wednesday.
Phoenix battles the Blue Jackets, currently with a 1-0-1 mark. The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 2-0 for the Coyotes and 1-1 for the Blue Jackets.
If you're backing the visitors in this one, you'll find the Blue Jackets listed as underdogs of +-147 at most sportsbooks. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 5.5, depending on the book.
According to new NHL Power Rankings here, it's the No. 16-ranked Coyotes and the No. 29-rated Blue Jackets in this matchup.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Phoenix's No. 8-ranked offense, averaging 3.5 goals per game, against a Blue Jackets defense that ranks No. 18 at 3 goals allowed. The Coyotes power play is averaging 25% while the Blue Jackets defense kills off 87.5% of their penalties.
Last time out for Columbus, they were a 4-3 loser as they battled the Red Wings at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Red Wings at -119 were rewarded, while the 7 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
Last time out for Phoenix, they were a 6-4 loser as they battled the Blackhawks at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Blackhawks at -107 were rewarded, while the 10 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
Columbus Blue Jackets Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 2-8
Before playing Colorado are 4-6
After playing Detroit are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5
Phoenix Coyotes Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Chicago are 6-4
After playing Chicago are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4
A few Blue Jackets at Coyotes trends to consider:
Columbus is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Columbus' last 12 games
Columbus is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Columbus is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Phoenix
Phoenix is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Columbus
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Phoenix's last 7 games at home
Phoenix is 11-5 SU in its last 16 games when playing Columbus
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Phoenix's last 9 games when playing Columbus
Columbus at Colorado, Thursday, January 24
Phoenix at San Jose, Thursday, January 24