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Ottawa Senators at Columbus Blue Jackets Betting Odds Preview with Pick

The Columbus Blue Jackets battle the visiting Ottawa Senators on Thursday in NHL betting odds action at Nationwide Arena.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

If you're backing the visiting Ottawa Senators in this one, they Senators listed earlier today as underdogs of 145 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 prediction models pick the Blue Jackets to win this game 3.3-1.9. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Ottawa Senators vs Columbus Blue Jackets Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the Ottawa Senators have seen them go 23-15-4 so far this season, while the Blue Jackets are at 30-9-4. In totals betting, the Columbus Blue Jackets are 16-23-4, while the Senators are 18-22-2. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Columbus vs Ottawa injuries news.

It's an NHL hockey betting matchup between the No. 2-rated Columbus Blue Jackets and the No. 11-ranked Ottawa Senators, according to the latest NHL power poll here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Columbus's No. 3-ranked offense, averaging 3.37 goals per game, against a Senators defense that ranks No. 11 at 2.64 goals allowed. The Blue Jackets power play is averaging 25.19% while the Senators defense kills off 83.09% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Ottawa was a 6-4 winner in its last match on the road against the Blues. They won as +128 underdogs, while the total score of 10 made winners of OVER bettors.

Last time out for Columbus, they were a 4-1 winner as they battled the Hurricanes at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Blue Jackets at -152 were rewarded, while the 5 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Ottawa is 11-2 ATS in its last 13 games
  • Ottawa is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Ottawa's last 6 games on the road
  • Ottawa is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Columbus
  • Columbus is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Columbus is 19-4 SU in its last 23 games
  • Columbus is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home
  • Columbus is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Ottawa at Toronto, Saturday, January 21st
Columbus home to Carolina, Saturday, January 21st