St. Louis Blues vs Columbus Blue Jackets in NHL odds

Columbus Blue JacketsSt. Louis Blues
April 5, 8:00 PM | Scottrade Center

Columbus Blue Jackets vs St. Louis Blues Odds

16-14-7TEAM RECORD19-14-2

A key battle on the NHL odds menu sees visiting Columbus duelling St. Louis on Friday at Scottrade Center.

The Blues bring a 19-14-2 record to the battle against the 16-14-7 Blue Jackets. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen St. Louis go 19-12-4 so far and the Blue Jackets go 15-21-1.

View Columbus vs St Louis Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're going with the Blues in this one, they were listed as moneyline favorites of -157 on most hockey betting menus early today for Monday's contest. The over-under was at 5 earlier at BetOnline.

Power Rankings:
According to new NHL Power Rankings here, it's the No. 6-ranked Blues and the No. 25-rated Blue Jackets in this matchup.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits St. Louis' No. 8-ranked offense, averaging 2.9 goals per game, against a Blue Jackets defense that ranks No. 12 at 2.6 goals allowed. The Blues power play is averaging 22% while the Blue Jackets defense kills off 86% of their penalties.

Columbus won its last outing, a 3-1 result against the Predators on April 4. Bettors who backed the Blue Jackets at +108 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

St. Louis won its last outing, a 4-3 result against the Blackhawks on April 4. Bettors who backed the Blues at +128 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

Columbus Blue Jackets Trends:
When playing on Friday are 3-7
Before playing Minnesota are 5-5
After playing Nashville are 2-8
After a win are 8-2

St. Louis Blues Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Tampa Bay are 3-7
After playing Chicago are 5-5
After a win are 4-6

A few Blue Jackets at Blues trends to consider:
Columbus is 11-5 SU in its last 16 games
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Columbus' last 15 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Columbus' last 6 games when playing on the road against St. Louis
Columbus is 4-12 SU in its last 16 games on the road
St. Louis is 14-3 SU in its last 17 games when playing at home against Columbus
St. Louis is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games when playing Columbus
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of St. Louis' last 9 games
St. Louis is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next up:
Columbus home to Minnesota, Sunday, April 7
St. Louis at Detroit, Sunday, April 7