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NHL Betting Line Favors the New York Rangers over the Columbus Blue Jackets Monday

The New York Rangers get a visit from the Columbus Blue Jackets in NHL Betting Odds action on Monday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the opening NHL betting line for this matchup, New York sat as -165 favorites over at BetOnline. The total was set at 5 at Bovada but may move closer to puck drop.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 3.4-1.9 result in favor of the Rangers. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Columbus Blue Jackets vs New York Rangers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

This season the New York Rangers are 36-20-6 overall while the Columbus Blue Jackets are 26-29-8. As for the totals, New York is 27-26-9 on the OU, and Columbus is 31-29-3. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New York vs Columbus injuries news.

This game puts the New York Rangers, most recently No. 5 in the Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings, up against the Columbus Blue Jackets, who rate a No. 19 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the New York Rangers No. 6-ranked offense (2.87 goals per game) against a Columbus Blue Jackets defense that ranks No. 27 at 3.08 goals per game allowed. The Rangers powerplay has clicked at a 18.29% rate while the Blue Jackets have a 80.91% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Blue Jackets were a 4-3 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Panthers. That made winners of bettors who got Columbus at +102 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for OVER bettors.

Last time out for New York, they were a 3-2 winner as they battled the Stars on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Rangers at +113 were rewarded, while the 5 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Columbus is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • Columbus is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing NY Rangers
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Columbus's last 6 games when playing NY Rangers
  • Columbus is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against NY Rangers
  • NY Rangers is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • NY Rangers is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games at home
  • NY Rangers is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Columbus
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Rangers's last 6 games when playing Columbus

Next Betting Matchups

Columbus home to Edmonton, Friday, March 4th
New York at Pittsburgh, Thursday, March 3rd