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NHL Betting Odds and Prediction - Columbus Blue Jackets vs Ottawa Senators

The Ottawa Senators battle the visiting Columbus Blue Jackets on Friday in NHL betting odds action at Canadian Tire Centre.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

NHL Hockey odds makers at Bovada had the Ottawa Senators as 109 moneyline underdogs in this betting matchup. Those over under betting saw the line open at 5.5 at BetOnline.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 3-2.8 win for the Senators. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Columbus Blue Jackets vs Ottawa Senators Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Ottawa Senators are 11-16-8 so far on the season. The Columbus Blue Jackets, meanwhile, are 22-13-3. OVER/UNDER betting fans have seen Ottawa go 18-17 and the Blue Jackets go 18-20 on the totals. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Ottawa vs Columbus injuries news.

The NHL Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the No. 19-rated Columbus Blue Jackets taking on the No. 30-rated Ottawa Senators in this contest.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Ottawa's No. 28-ranked offense, averaging 2.66 goals per game, against a Blue Jackets defense that ranks No. 6 at 2.74 goals allowed. The Senators power play is averaging 16.94% while the Blue Jackets defense kills off 80.77% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Columbus was a 5-4 loser in its last match on the road against the Penguins. They lost as +135 underdogs, while the total score of 9 made winners of OVER bettors.

Ottawa lost its last outing, a 5-1 result against the Bruins on December 27. Bettors who backed the Bruins at -191 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (6) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

Betting Trends
  • Columbus is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • Columbus is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Columbus is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Columbus's last 6 games on the road
  • Ottawa is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Ottawa is 3-16 SU in its last 19 games
  • Ottawa is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games at home
  • Ottawa is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Columbus home to Tampa Bay, Sunday, December 31st
Ottawa home to Boston, Saturday, December 30th