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Wild face Columbus Blue Jackets: NHL odds preview and stats

Minnesota WildColumbus Blue Jackets
Feb 7, 7:00 PM | Nationwide Arena

Minnesota Wild vs Columbus Blue Jackets Odds

25-19-8TEAM RECORD14-32-6

Nationwide Arena hosts an NHL battle between the Columbus Blue Jackets and the visiting Minnesota Wild on Tuesday.

The Blue Jackets are 14-32-6 so far on the season. The Wild, meanwhile, are 25-19-8. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Columbus go 24-26-2 and the Wild go 20-22-10 on the totals.

View Minnesota vs Columbus Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to back visiting Minnesota before the first pitch in this match will find them as 105-moneyline favorites. They will see an opening total of 5.

Power Rankings:
It's a hockey betting matchup between the No. 30-rated Blue Jackets and the No. 27-ranked Wild, according to the latest NHL power poll here at Odds Shark.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Columbus' No. 29-ranked offense (2.3 goals per game) against a Wild defense that ranks No. 8 at 2.6 goals per game allowed. The Blue Jackets powerplay has clicked at a 14.5% rate while the Wild have a 82.7% rate on the penalty kill.

Last time out for Minnesota, they were a 2-1 loser as they battled the Stars on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Stars at -163 were rewarded, while the 3 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

In their last action, Columbus was a 3-2 winner on the road against the Ducks. Bettors on Columbus at +180 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

Minnesota Wild Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 2-8
Before playing Florida are 4-4-2
After playing Dallas are 6-4
After a loss are 4-6

Columbus Blue Jackets Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Dallas are 2-8
After playing Anaheim are 3-7
After a win are 1-9

A few Wild at Blue Jackets trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games when playing Columbus
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Minnesota's last 7 games when playing on the road against Columbus
Minnesota is 5-12-1 SU in its last 18 games ,when playing on the road against Columbus
Minnesota is 5-17 SU in its last 22 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Columbus' last 5 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Columbus' last 7 games when playing at home against Minnesota
Columbus is 12-5 SU in its last 17 games when playing at home against Minnesota
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Columbus' last 9 games at home

Next up:
Minnesota home to Vancouver, Thursday, February 9
Columbus home to Dallas, Thursday, February 9

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