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Columbus Blue Jackets vs. Chicago Blackhawks

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