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Columbus Blue Jackets favored by -171 against Buffalo on Monday NHL Odds Menu

First Niagara Center hosts an NHL battle on the odds menu between the Buffalo Sabres and the visiting Columbus Blue Jackets on Monday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Columbus Blue Jackets were listed as -171 favorites on the NHL hockey moneyline earlier at Bet365. The over under total was set at 5.5 before betting started earlier on Monday at Bovada.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 3.9-1.7 win for the Blue Jackets on Monday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Columbus Blue Jackets vs Buffalo Sabres Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Buffalo Sabres currently sport a record of 0-2-0. The Columbus Blue Jackets are 0-2-0. Betting totals have seen the Sabres post a 0-1-1 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Blue Jackets have gone 2-0 against the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Buffalo vs Columbus injuries news.

It's an NHL hockey betting matchup between the No. 28-rated Buffalo Sabres and the No. 6-ranked Columbus Blue Jackets, according to the latest NHL power poll here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Buffalo's No. 27-ranked offense, averaging 1 goals per game, against a Blue Jackets defense that ranks No. 27 at 4.5 goals allowed. The Sabres power play is averaging 20% while the Blue Jackets defense kills off 75% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Columbus, they were a 5-2 loser as they battled the Rangers on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Rangers at -155 were rewarded, while the 7 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Buffalo was a 4-1 loser in its last match at home against the Lightning. They lost as favorites, while the total score of 5 made winners of PUSH bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Columbus is 12-3 SU in its last 15 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of Columbus's last 8 games
  • Columbus is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Columbus's last 5 games on the road
  • Buffalo is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
  • Buffalo is 4-19 SU in its last 23 games at home
  • Buffalo is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing Columbus
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Buffalo's last 5 games when playing Columbus

Next Betting Matchups

Columbus home to Ottawa, Wednesday, October 14th
Buffalo at Florida, Thursday, October 15th