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NHL Betting Preview - Columbus Blue Jackets Underdogs vs Pittsburgh Penguins at Pittsburgh

Columbus Blue Jackets


Pittsburgh Penguins
Sunday, March 01, 2015 5:00 PM ET
Consol Energy Centre

Fans betting on NHL look for value at Consol Energy Centre on Sunday as the host Pittsburgh Penguins battle the Columbus Blue Jackets in hockey odds action.

Computer Prediction: Columbus Blue Jackets vs Pittsburgh Penguins Pick

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 2.7-2.4 win for the Penguins on Sunday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Columbus Blue Jackets vs Pittsburgh Penguins Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Pittsburgh Penguins are 35-17-9 so far on the season. The Columbus Blue Jackets, meanwhile, are 26-31-4. OVER/UNDER betting fans have seen Pittsburgh go 24-34-3 and the Blue Jackets go 31-29-1 on the totals. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Pittsburgh vs Columbus injuries news.

According to new NHL Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, it's the No. 13-ranked Pittsburgh Penguins and the No. 23-rated Columbus Blue Jackets in this matchup.

How Columbus Blue Jackets vs Pittsburgh Penguins Stats Matchup

The game also pits Pittsburgh's No. 11-ranked offense, averaging 2.89 goals per game, against a Blue Jackets defense that ranks No. 26 at 3.13 goals allowed. The Penguins power play is averaging 20.31% while the Blue Jackets defense kills off 81.31% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Blue Jackets were a 2-0 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Devils. That made winners of bettors who got New Jersey at +125 on the moneyline, while the total score (2) was good news for OVER bettors.

In their last action, Pittsburgh was a 4-3 winner on the road against the Capitals. Bettors on Pittsburgh at +107 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

Columbus Blue Jackets vs Pittsburgh Penguins Betting Odds Trends

Columbus is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Columbus's last 10 games
Columbus is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Columbus's last 11 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games at home
Pittsburgh is 10-4 SU in its last 14 games when playing Columbus
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Pittsburgh's last 8 games when playing Columbus
Pittsburgh is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games when playing at home against Columbus

Next Betting Matchups

Columbus home to Washington, Tuesday, March 3rd
Pittsburgh at Colorado, Wednesday, March 4th