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Florida Panthers at Columbus Blue Jackets Betting Lines and Trends

The Columbus Blue Jackets will try to be nasty hosts on Thursday when the Florida Panthers pay a visit to Nationwide Arena.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

If you're backing the visiting Florida Panthers in this one, they Panthers listed earlier today as underdogs of 149 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Those over/under total betting saw the number open in the area of 5.5, depending on the book.

Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 4.2-1.6 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.

Florida Panthers vs Columbus Blue Jackets Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the Florida Panthers have seen them go 30-27-11 so far this season, while the Blue Jackets are at 44-18-6. In totals betting, the Columbus Blue Jackets are 29-35-4, while the Panthers are 29-29-10. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Columbus vs Florida injuries news.

It's an NHL hockey betting matchup between the No. 21-rated Columbus Blue Jackets and the No. 20-ranked Florida Panthers, according to the latest NHL power poll here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Columbus Blue Jackets No. 3-ranked offense (3.22 goals per game) against a Florida Panthers defense that ranks No. 18 at 2.87 goals per game allowed. The Blue Jackets powerplay has clicked at a 21.93% rate while the Panthers have a 86.26% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Florida, they were a 7-2 winner as they battled the Maple Leafs at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Panthers at +100 were rewarded, while the 9 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Columbus was a 5-3 winner in its last match on the road against the Flyers. They won as -113 underdogs, while the total score of 8 made winners of OVER bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Florida is 2-8 ATS in its last 10 games
  • Florida is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • Florida is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
  • Florida is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games on the road
  • Columbus is 6-12 ATS in its last 18 games
  • Columbus is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • Columbus is 3-10 ATS in its last 13 games at home
  • Columbus is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Florida at New York, Friday, March 17th
Columbus at New York, Saturday, March 18th