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Detroit favored by 170 against Columbus on Tuesday

Detroit Red WingsColumbus Blue Jackets
Feb 28, 7:00 PM | Nationwide Arena

Detroit Red Wings vs Columbus Blue Jackets Odds

41-19-3TEAM RECORD18-37-7

NHL wagering interest swings to the Columbus vs Detroit battle on Tuesday at Nationwide Arena as the Blue Jackets try to defend home turf and reward moneyline bettors.

The Red Wings will try to spoil to the party on Tuesday; they are 41-19-3 this season, while the Blue Jackets are 18-37-7. Detroit is 26-37 on the totals; Columbus is 29-31-2.

View Detroit vs Columbus Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had installed the Blue Jackets as +170 moneyline underdogs in this particular NHL matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 5.5 before betting started to move the line.

Power Rankings:
According to new NHL Power Rankings here, it's the No. 30-ranked Blue Jackets and the No. 4-rated Red Wings in this matchup.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Columbus' No. 28-ranked offense, averaging 2.3 goals per game, against a Red Wings defense that ranks No. 5 at 2.4 goals allowed. The Blue Jackets power play is averaging 16.7% while the Red Wings defense kills off 82.2% of their penalties.

Detroit was a 4-3 loser in its last match at home against the Avalanche. They lost as -250 favorites, while the total score of 7 made winners of OVER bettors.

The Blue Jackets were a 4-2 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Penguins. That made winners of bettors who got Pittsburgh at -275 on the moneyline, while the total score (6) was good news for OVER bettors.

Detroit Red Wings Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Edmonton are 7-3
After playing Colorado are 6-4
After a loss are 6-4

Columbus Blue Jackets Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 3-7
Before playing Colorado are 4-6
After playing Pittsburgh are 4-4-1
After a loss are 4-6

A few Red Wings at Blue Jackets trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Detroit's last 5 games when playing on the road against Columbus
Detroit is 16-4 SU in its last 20 games when playing Columbus
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games when playing Columbus
Detroit is 15-6 SU in its last 21 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Columbus' last 5 games when playing at home against Detroit
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Columbus' last 5 games when playing Detroit
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Columbus' last 6 games at home
Columbus is 6-13 SU in its last 19 games at home

Next up:
Detroit home to Minnesota, Friday, March 2
Columbus at Colorado, Thursday, March 1