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Columbus Blue Jackets take on Capitals in NHL Betting Odds

NHL betting odds interest swings to the Columbus Blue Jackets at Washington battle on Monday at Verizon Center as the Capitals try to defend home turf and reward moneyline betting fans.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Columbus Blue Jackets were listed as 214 underdogs on the NHL hockey moneyline earlier at Bet365. The over under total was set at 5 before betting started earlier on Monday at Bovada.

Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 3.2-2.2 result in favor of the Capitals today. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Columbus Blue Jackets vs Washington Capitals Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the Columbus Blue Jackets have seen them go 30-37-8 so far this season, while the Capitals are at 53-16-5. In totals betting, the Washington Capitals are 29-29-16, while the Blue Jackets are 36-35-4. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Washington vs Columbus injuries news.

The Washington Capitals sit at No. 8 in the current NHL power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Columbus Blue Jackets sit at a No. 18 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Washington's No. 2-ranked offense, averaging 3.14 goals per game, against a Blue Jackets defense that ranks No. 29 at 3.11 goals allowed. The Capitals power play is averaging 23.66% while the Blue Jackets defense kills off 81.01% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, Columbus was a 5-1 loser on the road against the Predators. Bettors on Nashville at -190 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (6) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

The Capitals were a 4-0 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Blues. That made winners of bettors who got St. Louis at +125 on the moneyline, while the total score (4) was good news for OVER bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Columbus is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games
  • Columbus is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Columbus is 8-16-1 SU in its last 25 games when playing Washington
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Columbus's last 6 games when playing Washington
  • Washington is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games
  • Washington is 20-5 SU in its last 25 games at home
  • Washington is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Columbus
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Washington's last 6 games when playing Columbus

Next Betting Matchups

Columbus at New York, Thursday, March 31st
Washington at Philadelphia, Wednesday, March 30th