NHL Hockey - Preview

Divisional bragging rights will be on the line on Sunday when the Columbus Blue Jackets and the Chicago Blackhawks meet at United Center.

The Blue Jackets were a 2-1 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Blues. That made winners of bettors who got St. Louis at -222 on the moneyline, while the total score (3) was good news for UNDER bettors.

Last time out for Chicago, they were a 2-1 winner as they battled the Sharks at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Blackhawks at -125 were rewarded, while the 3 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Chicago:
Team record: 14-0-3 SU, ATS
Current streak: won 4 straight games.

is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Columbus
is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games
is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of last 10 games at home

When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Edmonton are 5-5
After playing San Jose are 6-4
After a win are 8-2

Columbus:
Team record: 5-11-2 SU, ATS

The total has gone UNDER in 6 of last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 8 of last 10 games when playing Chicago
is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games

When playing on Sunday are 2-8
Before playing Dallas are 2-8
After playing St. Louis are 1-9
After a loss are 4-6

Next up:
Columbus home to Dallas, Tuesday, February 26
Chicago home to Edmonton, Monday, February 25