Stars open as moneyline underdog vs Blue Jackets
Dallas Stars vs Columbus Blue Jackets Odds
Hockey bettors look for value at Nationwide Arena on Monday as host Columbus battles the Dallas Stars in hockey odds action.
The Blue Jackets bring a 1-3-1 record to the battle against the 2-2-1 Stars. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Columbus go 2-3 so far and the Stars go 2-3.
The Blue Jackets were listed as -105 moneyline favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark, while oddsmakers set the opening total around 5.5 earlier on Monday.
The NHL Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the No. 22-rated Stars taking on the No. 29-rated Blue Jackets in this contest.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Columbus' No. 29-ranked offense (1.8 goals per game) against a Stars defense that ranks No. 9 at 2.4 goals per game allowed. The Blue Jackets powerplay has clicked at a 13% rate while the Stars have a 77.3% rate on the penalty kill.
The Stars were a 4-3 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Blues. That made winners of bettors who got St. Louis at -160 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for OVER bettors.
Columbus lost its last outing, a 3-2 result against the Blackhawks on January 26. Bettors who backed the Blackhawks at -165 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
Dallas Stars Trends:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Los Angeles are 6-4
After playing St. Louis are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6
Columbus Blue Jackets Trends:
When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing Minnesota are 5-5
After playing Chicago are 7-3
After a loss are 4-6
A few Stars at Blue Jackets trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Dallas' last 7 games when playing on the road against Columbus
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Dallas' last 13 games when playing Columbus
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Dallas' last 6 games on the road
Dallas is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Columbus
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Columbus' last 7 games when playing at home against Dallas
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Columbus' last 13 games when playing Dallas
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Columbus' last 8 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Columbus' last 15 games
Dallas at Detroit, Tuesday, January 29
Columbus at Minnesota, Tuesday, January 29