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NHL Betting Odds and Prediction - Columbus Blue Jackets vs Detroit Red Wings

The Detroit Red Wings will try to be nasty hosts on Friday when the Columbus Blue Jackets pay a visit to Joe Louis Arena.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had the Detroit Red Wings as -105 earlier today. The over under opened at 5 at MyBookie for betting fans hoping to turn a profit on totals.

A 3.4-2 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 Detroit Red Wings Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Detroit Red Wings are 13-11-3 so far on the season. The Columbus Blue Jackets, meanwhile, are 15-5-4. OVER/UNDER betting fans have seen Detroit go 12-12-3 and the Blue Jackets go 7-15-2 on the totals. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Detroit vs Columbus injuries news.

The Blue Jackets - Red Wings odds would favor the Blue Jackets if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Detroit is rated No. 29 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Columbus is at No. 1.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Detroit Red Wings No. 20-ranked offense (2.56 goals per game) against a Columbus Blue Jackets defense that ranks No. 3 at 2.21 goals per game allowed. The Red Wings powerplay has clicked at a 13.33% rate while the Blue Jackets have a 81.54% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, Columbus was a 4-1 winner at home against the Coyotes. Bettors on Columbus at -258 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

Detroit was a 4-3 winner in its last match on the road against the Jets. They won as +120 underdogs, while the total score of 7 made winners of OVER bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Columbus is 16-7 ATS in its last 23 games
  • Columbus is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 15 of Columbus's last 23 games
  • Columbus is 11-4 ATS in its last 15 games on the road
  • Detroit is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Detroit is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games at home
  • Detroit is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Detroit's last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Columbus home to New York, Saturday, December 10th
Detroit home to Philadelphia, Sunday, December 11th