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Carolina Hurricanes vs Columbus Blue Jackets in NHL Odds

The Columbus Blue Jackets look to emerge victorious in NHL odds action as the Carolina Hurricanes arrive at Nationwide Arena on Friday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

If you're going with the Columbus Blue Jackets in this one, they were listed as moneyline favorites of -145 on most NHL hockey betting menus (such as Bovada) early today for Friday's contest. The over-under total was at 5.5 earlier at Bet365.

A 3.2-2.6 result in favor of the Hurricanes is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Carolina Hurricanes vs Columbus Blue Jackets Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Columbus Blue Jackets currently sport a record of 9-6-1. The Carolina Hurricanes are 5-5-3. Betting totals have seen the Blue Jackets post a 9-7 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Hurricanes have gone 7-6 against the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Columbus vs Carolina injuries news.

This game puts the Columbus Blue Jackets, most recently No. 21 in the Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings, up against the Carolina Hurricanes, who rate a No. 28 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Columbus's No. 13-ranked offense, averaging 3.25 goals per game, against a Hurricanes defense that ranks No. 14 at 2.92 goals allowed. The Blue Jackets power play is averaging 10.2% while the Hurricanes defense kills off 76.92% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Carolina, they were a 3-1 winner as they battled the Panthers at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Hurricanes at -139 were rewarded, while the 4 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

The Blue Jackets were a 3-1 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Predators. That made winners of bettors who got Nashville at +106 on the moneyline, while the total score (4) was good news for UNDER bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Carolina is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Carolina is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • Carolina is 12-3 ATS in its last 15 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Carolina's last 6 games on the road
  • Columbus is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Columbus is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Columbus's last 5 games
  • Columbus is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Carolina home to Chicago, Saturday, November 11th
Columbus at Detroit, Saturday, November 11th