Canucks vs. Blue Jackets Free Pick
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Canucks are -154 money line favorites versus the Blue Jackets, who are +142 on the ML. The total, meanwhile, is sitting at 5.5 goals.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Canucks opened as -174 money line favorites but the spread has fallen to -154, while the Blue Jackets’ odds have fallen from +160 down to +142.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers that have currently been placed on this game, 85% of bettors favor the Canucks. This information is subject to change, however, so click on the link provided for the most updated public betting stats.
NHL FREE PICK: Take Vancouver. According to latest NHL trends, the Canucks are 6-0-1 in their last seven road games versus the Blue Jackets and have won 10 of their last 11 games overall versus Columbus. The Canucks are also 7-1 in their last eight games on Thursday and 7-3 in their last 10 games in the fourth game of a 4-in-6 situation. The Blue Jackets, meanwhile, are 7-20 in their last 27 Thursday games, 31-72 in their last 103 games versus the Western Conference and 1-4 in their last five games when their opponent scores two goals or less in their previous games.
THURSDAY NHL FREE PICK: VANCOUVER CANUCKS -154