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Columbus Blue Jackets vs Nashville Predators in NHL odds

Nashville PredatorsColumbus Blue Jackets
Jan 19, 7:00 PM | Nationwide Arena

Nashville Predators vs Columbus Blue Jackets Odds

26-16-4TEAM RECORD13-27-5

The hockey wagering menu sees a clash between Columbus and Nashville on Thursday, with the host Blue Jackets trying to win for themselves and reward bettors who back them on the moneyline.

Columbus will face the 26-16-4 Predators. In totals betting, the Blue Jackets are 22-22-1 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Predators are 18-22-6 favoring the OVER.

View Nashville vs Columbus Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
On the opening NHL line for this matchup, Columbus sat as +125 underdogs. The total was set at 5.

Power Rankings:
This game puts the Blue Jackets, most recently No. 30 in the Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings, up against the Predators, who rate a No. 18 in the latest survey.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Columbus' No. 26-ranked offense (2.4 goals per game) against a Predators defense that ranks No. 11 at 2.7 goals per game allowed. The Blue Jackets powerplay has clicked at a 14.9% rate while the Predators have a 82.7% rate on the penalty kill.

In their last action, Nashville was a 3-0 loser on the road against the Rangers. Bettors on New York at -185 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

Columbus won its last outing, a 4-2 result against the Oilers on January 17. Bettors who backed the Blue Jackets at -125 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (6) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

Nashville Predators Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing Minnesota are 3-7
After playing NY Rangers are 5-5-1
After a loss are 6-4

Columbus Blue Jackets Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 7-3
Before playing Detroit are 2-8
After playing Edmonton are 6-4
After a win are 1-9

A few Predators at Blue Jackets trends to consider:
Nashville is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Nashville's last 6 games on the road
Nashville is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Columbus
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Nashville's last 15 games when playing on the road against Columbus
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Columbus' last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Columbus' last 15 games when playing at home against Nashville
Columbus is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games at home
Columbus is 4-11 SU in its last 15 games

Next up:
Nashville home to Chicago, Saturday, January 21
Columbus at Detroit, Saturday, January 21