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Calgary Flames Battle vs Columbus Blue Jackets Highlights NHL Odds Menu

The Columbus Blue Jackets look to emerge victorious in NHL odds action as the Calgary Flames arrive at Nationwide Arena on Thursday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Columbus Blue Jackets were listed earlier today as -110 moneyline favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark (including Bovada), while odds makers set the opening betting total around 5.5.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 3.3-1.9 result in favor of the Flames. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Calgary Flames vs Columbus Blue Jackets Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

This season the Columbus Blue Jackets are 17-26-4 overall while the Calgary Flames are 20-21-3. As for the totals, Columbus is 22-22-3 on the OU, and Calgary is 22-20-2. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Columbus vs Calgary injuries news.

The NHL Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the No. 10-rated Calgary Flames taking on the No. 26-rated Columbus Blue Jackets in this contest.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Columbus's No. 19-ranked offense, averaging 2.53 goals per game, against a Flames defense that ranks No. 29 at 3.07 goals allowed. The Blue Jackets power play is averaging 17.93% while the Flames defense kills off 74.76% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Flames were a 4-2 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Devils. That made winners of bettors who got New Jersey at -117 on the moneyline, while the total score (6) was good news for OVER bettors.

Columbus lost its last outing, a 6-3 result against the Capitals on January 19. Bettors who backed the Capitals at -160 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (9) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

Betting Trends
  • Calgary is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Calgary's last 9 games
  • Calgary is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Calgary is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing Columbus
  • Columbus is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Columbus's last 9 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Columbus's last 6 games at home
  • Columbus is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Calgary

Next Betting Matchups

Calgary at Carolina, Sunday, January 24th
Columbus at Boston, Saturday, January 23rd