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Columbus Blue Jackets Host New Jersey Devils in NHL Betting Action

Fans betting on NHL look for value at Nationwide Arena on Tuesday as the host Columbus Blue Jackets battle the New Jersey Devils in hockey odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

NHL Hockey odds makers at Bovada had the Columbus Blue Jackets as -180 moneyline favorites in this betting matchup. Those over under betting saw the line open at 5.5 at BetOnline.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Blue Jackets to win this game 3.6-1.8. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

New Jersey Devils vs Columbus Blue Jackets Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the New Jersey Devils have seen them go 15-7-4 so far this season, while the Blue Jackets are at 17-9-1. In totals betting, the Columbus Blue Jackets are 12-15, while the Devils are 13-12-1. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Columbus vs New Jersey injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 25 (Columbus Blue Jackets) and the No. 17 (New Jersey Devils) teams according to our current NHL Power Rankings.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Columbus Blue Jackets No. 20-ranked offense (2.88 goals per game) against a New Jersey Devils defense that ranks No. 20 at 3.08 goals per game allowed. The Blue Jackets powerplay has clicked at a 8.7% rate while the Devils have a 80.68% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

New Jersey lost its last outing, a 5-0 result against the Coyotes on December 02. Bettors who backed the Coyotes at -121 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Last time out for Columbus, they were a 4-3 loser as they battled the Capitals on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Capitals at -113 were rewarded, while the 7 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Betting Trends
  • New Jersey is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of New Jersey's last 6 games
  • New Jersey is 11-3 ATS in its last 14 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of New Jersey's last 9 games on the road
  • Columbus is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Columbus's last 12 games
  • Columbus is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games at home
  • Columbus is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

New Jersey home to Columbus, Friday, December 8th