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Blue Jackets Odds Open as Moneyline Underdog vs Predators

NHL betting odds interest swings to the Columbus Blue Jackets at Nashville battle on Saturday at Bridgestone Arena as the Predators try to defend home turf and reward moneyline betting fans.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

If you're backing the visiting Columbus Blue Jackets in this one, they Blue Jackets listed earlier today as underdogs of 167 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Those over/under total betting saw the number open in the area of 5, depending on the book.

A 3.4-2 result in favor of the Predators 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 Nashville Predators Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Nashville will face the 30-36-8 Blue Jackets. In totals betting, the Predators are 28-29-17 in over under betting so far this season while the Columbus Blue Jackets are 35-35-4. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Nashville vs Columbus injuries news.

The Nashville Predators sit at No. 4 in the current NHL power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Columbus Blue Jackets sit at a No. 21 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Nashville's No. 12-ranked offense, averaging 2.77 goals per game, against a Blue Jackets defense that ranks No. 29 at 3.08 goals allowed. The Predators power play is averaging 19.66% while the Blue Jackets defense kills off 81.18% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Blue Jackets were a 3-2 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Hurricanes. That made winners of bettors who got Carolina at +118 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for OVER bettors.

Nashville won its last outing, a 3-2 result against the Canucks on March 24. Bettors who backed the Predators at -268 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent PUSH bettors to the payout window.

Betting Trends
  • Columbus is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Columbus's last 7 games
  • Columbus is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Columbus's last 7 games on the road
  • Nashville is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • Nashville is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Nashville's last 5 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Nashville's last 7 games when playing Columbus

Next Betting Matchups

Columbus at Washington, Monday, March 28th
Nashville home to Colorado, Monday, March 28th