Blue Jackets vs. Blackhawks Pick

NHL Predictions: Will Blackhawks topple Blue Jackets? 10/7/17

Are the host Chicago Blackhawks going to steamroll another opponent Saturday night when they play the Columbus Blue Jackets? Game time is 8:30PM EST.

According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Blackhawks are a -145 favorite to win on the moneyline. The Blue Jackets are a +125 underdog and the over-under is 5.5.

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The two meetings were split last year by the two teams with the total going under both times.

Columbus shut out the Islanders 5-0 at home in its opener Friday night. Sergei Bobrovsky notched 29 saves in the spotless effort. Sonny Milano, Cam Atkinson, Ryan Murray, Zach Werenski, Pierre-Luc Duibos and Zach Dalpe scored the goals for the Blue Jackets. Artemi Panarin had three assists, while Alexander Wennberg added two assists.

Chicago cruised to a 10-1 victory at home over the Penguins Thursday night. Brandon Saad had a hat trick to lead the way, while Patrick Kane had a goal and three assists. Nick Schmaltz added two goals and an assist. Chris Crawford made 28 saves in the win.  

Bet on Blue Jackets vs. Blackhawks

We can guarantee this won't be another 10-1 game, but how impressive did Chicago look the other night? To make that kind of statement against the 2017 Stanley Cup champions says a lot. Columbus will provide a stiff taste, but with Chicago staying at home and the Blue Jackets playing on a back-to-back this seems like a no-brainer.

 

NHL DAILY PREDICTION: CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS -145

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