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NHL Betting Odds and Prediction - Columbus Blue Jackets vs Chicago Blackhawks

The Chicago Blackhawks get a visit from the Columbus Blue Jackets in NHL Betting Odds action on Saturday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Columbus Blue Jackets were listed as 166 underdogs on the NHL hockey moneyline earlier at Bet365. The over under total was set at 5.5 before betting started earlier on Saturday at Bovada.

A 3.5-3.2 result in favor of the Blue Jackets 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.

Columbus Blue Jackets vs Chicago Blackhawks Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

This season the Chicago Blackhawks are 2-3-0 overall while the Columbus Blue Jackets are 0-5-0. As for the totals, Chicago is 0-4-1 on the OU, and Columbus is 5-0. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Chicago vs Columbus injuries news.

This game puts the Chicago Blackhawks, most recently No. 19 in the Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings, up against the Columbus Blue Jackets, who rate a No. 8 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Chicago Blackhawks No. 22-ranked offense (2 goals per game) against a Columbus Blue Jackets defense that ranks No. 30 at 5.2 goals per game allowed. The Blackhawks powerplay has clicked at a 16.67% rate while the Blue Jackets have a 66.67% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Columbus lost its last outing, a 6-3 result against the Maple Leafs on October 16. Bettors who backed the Maple Leafs at +141 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (9) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

The Blackhawks were a 4-1 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Capitals. That made winners of bettors who got Washington at -116 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for OVER bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Columbus is 15-7 SU in its last 22 games
  • Columbus is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Columbus's last 5 games
  • Columbus is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games on the road
  • Chicago is 15-8 SU in its last 23 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Chicago's last 9 games
  • Chicago is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chicago's last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Columbus home to New York, Tuesday, October 20th
Chicago home to Florida, Thursday, October 22nd