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Vancouver Canucks Home to Blue Jackets in NHL Betting Odds Action

The Vancouver Canucks get a visit from the Columbus Blue Jackets in NHL Betting Odds action on Sunday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to side with the Vancouver Canucks in this one found them earlier as 162 underdogs on the NHL money line at Bet365. Betting the over under total instead? It was hovering near 5 at its open earlier today at BetOnline and may have moved.

A 4.4-1.2 result in favor of the Blue Jackets 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 Vancouver Canucks Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Vancouver Canucks bring a 13-16-2 record to the battle against the 19-5-4 Blue Jackets. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Vancouver go 13-12-4 so far and the Blue Jackets go 8-15-3. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Vancouver vs Columbus injuries news.

According to new NHL Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, it's the No. 21-ranked Vancouver Canucks and the No. 1-rated Columbus Blue Jackets in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Vancouver's No. 22-ranked offense, averaging 2.48 goals per game, against a Blue Jackets defense that ranks No. 2 at 2.07 goals allowed. The Canucks power play is averaging 13.98% while the Blue Jackets defense kills off 82.5% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Columbus won its last outing, a 6-2 result against the Islanders on December 10. Bettors who backed the Blue Jackets at -140 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (8) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

Last time out for Vancouver, they were a 3-0 loser as they battled the Capitals on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Capitals at -280 were rewarded, while the 3 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Columbus is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Columbus is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Columbus's last 6 games
  • Columbus is 14-4 ATS in its last 18 games on the road
  • Vancouver is 9-4 ATS in its last 13 games
  • Vancouver is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Vancouver's last 5 games
  • Vancouver is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Columbus home to Los Angeles, Tuesday, December 20th
Vancouver home to Winnipeg, Tuesday, December 20th