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Vancouver Canucks vs Columbus Blue Jackets Odds Preview with Prediction

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

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 3.2-2.6 win for the Blue Jackets. 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 16-21-6 Canucks. In totals betting, the Blue Jackets are 19-26 in over under betting so far this season while the Vancouver Canucks are 24-19. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Columbus vs Vancouver injuries news.

According to new NHL Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, it's the No. 21-ranked Columbus Blue Jackets and the No. 29-rated Vancouver Canucks in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Columbus's No. 26-ranked offense, averaging 2.71 goals per game, against a Canucks defense that ranks No. 27 at 3.33 goals allowed. The Blue Jackets power play is averaging 12.88% while the Canucks defense kills off 78% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Vancouver, they were a 3-1 loser as they battled the Capitals on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Capitals at -195 were rewarded, while the 4 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

The Blue Jackets were a 3-1 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Sabres. That made winners of bettors who got Buffalo at +142 on the moneyline, while the total score (4) was good news for UNDER bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Vancouver is 5-10 ATS in its last 15 games
  • Vancouver is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 10 of Vancouver's last 14 games
  • Vancouver is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Columbus is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Columbus's last 5 games
  • Columbus is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games at home
  • Columbus is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Vancouver at Minnesota, Sunday, January 14th
Columbus home to Dallas, Thursday, January 18th