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Tampa Bay Lightning at Columbus Blue Jackets Betting Lines and Trends

A key battle on the NHL odds menu sees visiting Tampa Bay Lightning dueling the Columbus Blue Jackets on Tuesday at Nationwide Arena.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

NHL Hockey odds makers at Bovada had the Columbus Blue Jackets as 104 moneyline underdogs in this betting matchup. Those over under betting saw the line open at 5 at BetOnline.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Lightning to win this game 3.4-2. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Tampa Bay Lightning vs Columbus Blue Jackets Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the Tampa Bay Lightning have seen them go 13-9-1 so far this season, while the Blue Jackets are at 11-5-4. In totals betting, the Columbus Blue Jackets are 6-13-1, while the Lightning are 9-10-4. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Columbus vs Tampa Bay injuries news.

This game puts the Columbus Blue Jackets, most recently No. 1 in the Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings, up against the Tampa Bay Lightning, who rate a No. 8 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Columbus Blue Jackets No. 4-ranked offense (3.1 goals per game) against a Tampa Bay Lightning defense that ranks No. 15 at 2.61 goals per game allowed. The Blue Jackets powerplay has clicked at a 28.3% rate while the Lightning have a 83.33% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Tampa Bay lost its last outing, a 4-1 result against the Bruins on November 27. Bettors who backed the Bruins at -135 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent PUSH bettors to the payout window.

In their last action, Columbus was a 2-1 loser on the road against the Panthers. Bettors on Florida at -152 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

Betting Trends
  • Tampa Bay is 14-6 ATS in its last 20 games on the road
  • Tampa Bay is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • Tampa Bay is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Columbus
  • The total has gone UNDER in 17 of Tampa Bay's last 23 games when playing Columbus
  • Columbus is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 13 of Columbus's last 19 games
  • Columbus is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games at home
  • Columbus is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Tampa Bay at St. Louis, Thursday, December 1st
Columbus at Colorado, Thursday, December 1st