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Minnesota Wild vs Columbus Blue Jackets Pick and Betting Preview

The Columbus Blue Jackets look to emerge victorious in NHL odds action as the Minnesota Wild arrive at Nationwide Arena on Tuesday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to side with the Columbus Blue Jackets in this one found them earlier as 123 underdogs on the NHL money line at Bet365. Betting the over under total instead? It was hovering near 5.5 at its open earlier today at BetOnline and may have moved.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 3-2.4 win for the Wild on Tuesday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Minnesota Wild vs Columbus Blue Jackets Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Columbus will face the 20-11-7 Wild. In totals betting, the Blue Jackets are 18-19-3 in over under betting so far this season while the Minnesota Wild are 12-18-8. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Columbus vs Minnesota injuries news.

It's an NHL hockey betting matchup between the No. 27-rated Columbus Blue Jackets and the No. 13-ranked Minnesota Wild, according to the latest NHL power poll here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Columbus's No. 19-ranked offense, averaging 2.58 goals per game, against a Wild defense that ranks No. 4 at 2.37 goals allowed. The Blue Jackets power play is averaging 18.55% while the Wild defense kills off 78.72% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Minnesota, they were a 2-1 loser as they battled the Panthers on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Panthers at -105 were rewarded, while the 3 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Columbus was a 5-4 winner in its last match at home against the Capitals. They won as favorites, while the total score of 9 made winners of OVER bettors.

Betting Trends
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Minnesota's last 6 games
  • Minnesota is 4-12 SU in its last 16 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Minnesota's last 8 games on the road
  • Minnesota is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing Columbus
  • Columbus is 5-11 SU in its last 16 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Columbus's last 5 games
  • Columbus is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Minnesota
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Columbus's last 5 games when playing Minnesota

Next Betting Matchups

Minnesota home to Philadelphia, Thursday, January 7th
Columbus at Carolina, Friday, January 8th