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Columbus Blue Jackets vs Florida Panthers in NHL Odds

Columbus pays a visit to Florida on Thursday, hoping to shut down the Panthers snipers in hockey action at BB&T Center.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

If you're going with the Florida Panthers in this one, they were listed as moneyline underdogs of 100 on most NHL hockey betting menus (such as Bovada) early today for Thursday's contest. The over-under total was at 5.5 earlier at Bet365.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Panthers to win this game 3.2-2.8. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Columbus Blue Jackets vs Florida Panthers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Florida Panthers are 4-6-1 so far on the season. The Columbus Blue Jackets, meanwhile, are 8-4-0. OVER/UNDER betting fans have seen Florida go 9-2 and the Blue Jackets go 6-6 on the totals. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Florida vs Columbus injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 24 (Florida Panthers) and the No. 27 (Columbus Blue Jackets) teams according to our current NHL Power Rankings.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Florida Panthers No. 7-ranked offense (3.64 goals per game) against a Columbus Blue Jackets defense that ranks No. 5 at 2.5 goals per game allowed. The Panthers powerplay has clicked at a 17.39% rate while the Blue Jackets have a 84.38% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Florida lost its last outing, a 8-5 result against the Lightning on October 30. Bettors who backed the Lightning at -115 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (13) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

Betting Trends
  • Columbus is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Columbus is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games
  • Columbus is 4-8 ATS in its last 12 games on the road
  • Columbus is 4-10 SU in its last 14 games on the road
  • Florida is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 9 of Florida's last 11 games
  • Florida is 7-17 ATS in its last 24 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Florida's last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Columbus at Tampa Bay, Saturday, November 4th
Florida home to New York, Saturday, November 4th