|NHL Blue Jackets vs. Ducks Picks & Predictions for April 17, 2013|
|Written by Anthony Rome|
|Wednesday, 17 April 2013 14:00|
Blue Jackets vs. Ducks Free Pick
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Ducks are -153 money line favorites over the Blue Jackets, who are +141 on the ML. The total, meanwhile, is currently sitting at 5 goals.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Ducks opened as -153 money line favorites and that’s exactly where their odds sit right now, and the Blue Jackets’ odds haven’t moved off the opening +141 number either. Columbus enters play with a 20-16-7 overall record and is 7-11-2 on the road, while Anaheim is 27-10-5 overall and 16-6-0 at home.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers that have currently been placed on this game, 79% of bettors favor the Ducks. This information is subject to change, however, so click on the link provided for the most updated public betting stats.
NHL FREE PICK: Take the under. According to latest NHL trends, the under is 5-1-2 in the Blue Jackets’ last eight games overall, 5-1-2 in their last eight games versus the Western Conference, and 4-1 in their last five games versus the Pacific. On the other side, the under is 6-1 in the Ducks’ last seven games versus a team with a losing record, 8-2 in their last 10 games overall, and 8-2 in their last 10 games versus the Western Conference. Look for a low-scoring affair tonight between these two teams.
WEDNESDAY NHL FREE PICK: BLUE JACKETS/DUCKS UNDER 5