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Vancouver Canucks take on Blue Jackets in NHL Betting Odds

The visiting Vancouver Canucks hope for a solid performance on Thursday as they look to steal a win at Nationwide Arena against the Columbus Blue Jackets.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

If you're going with the Columbus Blue Jackets in this one, they were listed as moneyline favorites of -240 on most NHL hockey betting menus (such as Bovada) early today for Thursday's contest. The over-under total was at 5.5 earlier at Bet365.

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.

Vancouver Canucks vs Columbus Blue Jackets Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Columbus will face the 23-24-6 Canucks. In totals betting, the Blue Jackets are 22-26-4 in over under betting so far this season while the Vancouver Canucks are 21-23-9. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Columbus vs Vancouver injuries news.

The NHL Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Columbus Blue Jackets rated this week at No. 17 and the Vancouver Canucks sitting at No. 28.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Columbus's No. 5-ranked offense, averaging 3.33 goals per game, against a Canucks defense that ranks No. 20 at 2.91 goals allowed. The Blue Jackets power play is averaging 23.97% while the Canucks defense kills off 78.72% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Vancouver was a 4-2 loser in its last match on the road against the Predators. They lost as +193 underdogs, while the total score of 6 made winners of OVER bettors.

The Blue Jackets were a 3-2 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Red Wings. That made winners of bettors who got Columbus at -124 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for OVER bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Vancouver is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Vancouver is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • Vancouver is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Vancouver is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games on the road
  • Columbus is 5-11 ATS in its last 16 games
  • Columbus is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Columbus's last 7 games
  • Columbus is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Vancouver at Boston, Saturday, February 11th
Columbus home to Detroit, Saturday, February 11th