Devils vs. Blue Jackets Free Pick
The Columbus Blue Jackets and New Jersey Devils are prone to low-scoring games. Will that be the case again today when they meet at 7PM ET.
According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, Columbus is favored at home today, as the Blue Jackets are getting odds of -145 to win, while the Devils are getting a money line of +130 to prevail. The over/under total for the game has been set at 5 goals.
New Jersey is 34-30-7 overall, 18-15-3 on the road and 32-23 with the under. Columbus is 28-34-8 overall, 15-15-6 at home and 34-33 with the over. The Blue Jackets have won five straight in this series, including two meetings this season. These two have pushed or hit the under in six of their last seven meetings.
Columbus has gone under in three straight games. New Jersey has struggled on the power play, going 0-for-12 over their last six games. They have a slim shot in the playoffs after winning three of four games. But Columbus has beaten the Devils in five straight games. New Jersey is 29-12-1 with the under in their last 51 vs. Metropolitan Division.
SATURDAY’S NHL FREE PICK: DEVILS/BLUE JACKETS UNDER 5.5