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Blue Jackets Odds Open as Moneyline Underdog vs Avalanche

The Colorado Avalanche will try to be nasty hosts on Saturday when the Columbus Blue Jackets pay a visit to Pepsi Center.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The visiting Columbus Blue Jackets opened as 102 moneyline underdogs in this one at most online sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including BetOnline. The total opened at 5.5 for those preferring over under betting, watch for the line updates during the day at Bovada.

Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 3.3-3.1 result in favor of the Avalanche today. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Columbus Blue Jackets vs Colorado Avalanche Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

2-3-1 Colorado battles the Blue Jackets, currently with a 0-8-0 mark. The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 3-3 for the Avalanche and 5-3 for the Blue Jackets. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Colorado vs Columbus injuries news.

The Blue Jackets - Avalanche odds would favor the Blue Jackets if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Colorado is rated No. 18 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Columbus is at No. 13.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Colorado's No. 15-ranked offense, averaging 2.67 goals per game, against a Blue Jackets defense that ranks No. 30 at 4.62 goals allowed. The Avalanche power play is averaging 27.27% while the Blue Jackets defense kills off 65.22% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Columbus lost its last outing, a 3-2 result against the Wild on October 22. Bettors who backed the Wild at -171 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

In their last action, Colorado was a 1-0 loser at home against the Hurricanes. Bettors on Carolina at +120 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (1) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

Betting Trends
  • Columbus is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 13 of Columbus's last 18 games
  • Columbus is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Columbus's last 8 games on the road
  • Colorado is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • Colorado is 13-6 SU in its last 19 games when playing Columbus
  • Colorado is 18-7 SU in its last 25 games when playing at home against Columbus
  • Colorado is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Columbus

Next Betting Matchups

Columbus at New Jersey, Tuesday, October 27th
Colorado at Florida, Tuesday, October 27th