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NHL Betting Preview - Detroit Red Wings Underdogs vs Columbus Blue Jackets at Columbus

The NHL hockey betting odds menu sees a clash between Columbus and Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday, with the host Blue Jackets trying to win for themselves and reward betting fans who back them on the moneyline.

Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 2.8-2.6 result in favor of the Blue Jackets today. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Detroit Red Wings vs Columbus Blue Jackets Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

27-31-8 Columbus battles the Red Wings, currently with a 32-22-11 mark. The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 33-30-3 for the Blue Jackets and 23-31-11 for the Red Wings. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Columbus vs Detroit injuries news.

The NHL Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the No. 18-rated Detroit Red Wings taking on the No. 20-rated Columbus Blue Jackets in this contest.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Columbus's No. 19-ranked offense, averaging 2.62 goals per game, against a Red Wings defense that ranks No. 14 at 2.65 goals allowed. The Blue Jackets power play is averaging 17.77% while the Red Wings defense kills off 80.57% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Detroit lost its last outing, a 4-1 result against the Blackhawks on March 06. Bettors who backed the Blackhawks at -161 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent PUSH bettors to the payout window.

The Blue Jackets were a 6-0 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Flyers. That made winners of bettors who got Philadelphia at -161 on the moneyline, while the total score (6) was good news for OVER bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Detroit is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games
  • Detroit is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games on the road
  • Detroit is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games when playing Columbus
  • The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Detroit's last 10 games when playing Columbus
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Columbus's last 5 games
  • Columbus is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 12 of Columbus's last 16 games at home
  • Columbus is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games when playing Detroit

Next Betting Matchups

Detroit home to Winnipeg, Thursday, March 10th
Columbus home to Pittsburgh, Friday, March 11th