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New York Rangers Visit Columbus Blue Jackets Betting Lines and Pick for NHL Clash

NHL betting odds interest swings to the New York Rangers at Columbus battle on Saturday at Nationwide Arena as the Blue Jackets try to defend home turf and reward moneyline betting fans.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The visiting New York Rangers opened as 118 moneyline underdogs in this one at most online sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including BetOnline. The total opened at 5.5 for those preferring over under betting, watch for the line updates during the day at Bovada.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Rangers to win this game 3-2.4. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

New York Rangers vs Columbus Blue Jackets Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

27-6-4 Columbus battles the Rangers, currently with a 27-13-1 mark. The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 13-20-4 for the Blue Jackets and 22-15-4 for the Rangers. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Columbus vs New York injuries news.

The Rangers - Blue Jackets odds would favor the Blue Jackets if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Columbus is rated No. 1 in the current Odds Shark poll, while New York is at No. 8.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Columbus's No. 3-ranked offense, averaging 3.41 goals per game, against a Rangers defense that ranks No. 9 at 2.51 goals allowed. The Blue Jackets power play is averaging 27.03% while the Rangers defense kills off 83.48% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, New York was a 5-2 winner on the road against the Flyers. Bettors on New York at +113 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

Columbus was a 5-0 loser in its last match on the road against the Capitals. They lost as +120 underdogs, while the total score of 5 made winners of PUSH bettors.

Betting Trends
  • NY Rangers is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of NY Rangers's last 7 games
  • NY Rangers is 7-1 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
  • NY Rangers is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games on the road
  • Columbus is 16-1 SU in its last 17 games
  • Columbus is 10-5 ATS in its last 15 games at home
  • Columbus is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • Columbus is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games when playing NY Rangers

Next Betting Matchups

New York home to Toronto, Friday, January 13th
Columbus home to Philadelphia, Sunday, January 8th