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NHL Betting Preview - Columbus Blue Jackets Underdogs vs Washington Capitals at Columbus

Washington Capitals

vs

Columbus Blue Jackets
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 7:00 PM ET
Nationwide Arena

The NHL hockey betting odds menu sees a clash between Columbus and the Washington Capitals on Tuesday, with the host Blue Jackets trying to win for themselves and reward betting fans who back them on the moneyline.

Washington Capitals vs Columbus Blue Jackets Opening Odds and Betting Line

If you're going with the Columbus Blue Jackets in this one, they were listed as moneyline underdogs of 122 on most NHL hockey betting menus early today for Tuesday's contest. The over-under total was at 5.5 earlier at BetOnline.

Computer Prediction: Washington Capitals vs Columbus Blue Jackets Pick

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Capitals to win this game 3.5-2.8. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Washington Capitals vs Columbus Blue Jackets Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

20-22-3 Columbus battles the Capitals, currently with a 24-13-9 mark. The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 22-22-1 for the Blue Jackets and 22-23-1 for the Capitals. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Columbus vs Washington injuries news.

The Columbus Blue Jackets sit at No. 12 in the current NHL power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Washington Capitals sit at a No. 8 on the same chart.

How Washington Capitals vs Columbus Blue Jackets Stats Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Columbus Blue Jackets No. 24-ranked offense (2.51 goals per game) against a Washington Capitals defense that ranks No. 11 at 2.61 goals per game allowed. The Blue Jackets powerplay has clicked at a 24.34% rate while the Capitals have a 79.49% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Washington was a 5-4 loser in its last match at home against the Oilers. They lost as -250 favorites, while the total score of 9 made winners of OVER bettors.

In their last action, Columbus was a 4-0 loser on the road against the Jets. Bettors on Winnipeg at -160 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

Washington Capitals vs Columbus Blue Jackets Betting Odds Trends

Washington is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games on the road
Washington is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games when playing Columbus
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Washington's last 6 games when playing Columbus
Columbus is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Columbus's last 5 games
Columbus is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
Columbus is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games when playing Washington

Next Betting Matchups

Washington home to Pittsburgh, Wednesday, January 28th
Columbus at Florida, Thursday, January 29th

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