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Columbus Blue Jackets vs Vancouver Canucks Betting Preview

Vancouver CanucksColumbus Blue Jackets
Dec 13, 7:00 PM | Nationwide Arena

Vancouver Canucks vs Columbus Blue Jackets Odds

18-10-1TEAM RECORD8-17-4

The Vancouver Canucks will look to grab a road win when they take on the Blue Jackets in Columbus at Nationwide Arena on Tuesday in hockey odds action.

Columbus will face the 18-10-1 Canucks. In totals betting, the Blue Jackets are 15-13-1 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Canucks are 14-13-2 favoring the OVER.

View Vancouver vs Columbus Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're backing the visitors in this one, you'll find the Canucks listed as favorites of 175 at most sportsbooks. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 5.5, depending on the book.

Power Rankings:
According to new NHL Power Rankings here, it's the No. 27-ranked Blue Jackets and the No. 1-rated Canucks in this matchup.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Columbus' No. 26-ranked offense, averaging 2.4 goals per game, against a Canucks defense that ranks No. 8 at 2.4 goals allowed. The Blue Jackets power play is averaging 12.6% while the Canucks defense kills off 87.1% of their penalties.

Last time out for Vancouver, they were a 4-1 winner as they battled the Senators on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Canucks at -170 were rewarded, while the 5 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

The Blue Jackets were a 5-3 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Bruins. That made winners of bettors who got Boston at -158 on the moneyline, while the total score (8) was good news for OVER bettors.

Vancouver Canucks Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing San Jose are 8-2
After playing Ottawa are 6-6-1
After a win are 7-3

Columbus Blue Jackets Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing Los Angeles are 5-5
After playing Boston are 4-4-1
After a loss are 5-5

A few Canucks at Blue Jackets trends to consider:
Vancouver is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Vancouver is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Columbus
Vancouver is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Columbus
Vancouver is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Columbus' last 6 games when playing Vancouver
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Columbus' last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Columbus' last 6 games at home
Columbus is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games

Next up:
Vancouver at Carolina, Thursday, December 15
Columbus home to Los Angeles, Thursday, December 15