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Red Wings Odds Open as Moneyline Underdog vs Blue Jackets

Joe Louis Arena hosts an NHL battle on the odds menu between the Detroit Red Wings and the visiting Columbus Blue Jackets on Tuesday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

If you're backing the visiting Columbus Blue Jackets in this one, they Blue Jackets listed earlier today as favorites of -145 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Those over/under total betting saw the number open in the area of 5.5, depending on the book.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 2.8-2.4 win for the Red Wings. 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

Supporters of the Columbus Blue Jackets have seen them go 33-13-5 so far this season, while the Red Wings are at 22-21-9. In totals betting, the Detroit Red Wings are 24-22-6, while the Blue Jackets are 22-25-4. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Detroit vs Columbus injuries news.

According to new NHL Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, it's the No. 29-ranked Detroit Red Wings and the No. 17-rated Columbus Blue Jackets in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Detroit Red Wings No. 23-ranked offense (2.54 goals per game) against a Columbus Blue Jackets defense that ranks No. 6 at 2.49 goals per game allowed. The Red Wings powerplay has clicked at a 10.29% rate while the Blue Jackets have a 82.39% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Columbus was a 5-1 loser in its last match at home against the Devils. They lost as favorites, while the total score of 6 made winners of OVER bettors.

Last time out for Detroit, they were a 1-0 winner as they battled the Predators on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Red Wings at +188 were rewarded, while the 1 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Columbus is 5-10 ATS in its last 15 games
  • Columbus is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Columbus's last 5 games
  • Columbus is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • Detroit is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Detroit is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
  • Detroit is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home
  • Detroit is 7-16 SU in its last 23 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Columbus home to Vancouver, Thursday, February 9th
Detroit at Washington, Thursday, February 9th