Rangers vs. Blue Jackets Prediction
Will tonight's Rangers and Blue Jackets matchup be high-scoring for bettors when the two teams clash at 7:30PM ET?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the Blue Jackets are now -130 money line favorites to beat the Rangers after opening as -125 favorites. As for the total, the number hit the board at 5.5 and that's where it currently sits.
NEW YORK KEY TRENDS: The Rangers are a perfect 4-0 in their last four games when coming off a win and have won five consecutive games entering tonight's matchup. They're also 17-5 in their last 22 road games and have won five of their last seven games after allowing two goals or less in their previous game.
COLUMBUS KEY TRENDS: The Blue Jackets have been a good bet to win at home, winning 19 of their last 26 games in Columbus. They're also 35-17 in their last 52 games overall and are 21-6 in their last 27 games when their opponent allows two goals or less in its previous contest. That said, Columbus is just 1-7 in its last eight games coming off a win.
OUR PREDICTION: The over is a perfect 4-0 in the last four meetings between these two teams and is 4-0 in the last four meetings in Columbus. The over is also 7-2 in the Rangers' last nine road games and is 30-11-11 in their last 52 conference games. On the other side, the over is a perfect 4-0 in the Blue Jackets' last four games versus Metropolitan opponents and is 5-2 in their last seven conference games.
MONDAY NHL PREDICTION: RANGERS/BLUE JACKETS OVER 5.5