The Columbus Blue Jackets and the Detroit Red Wings will both be gunning for a victory on Saturday when they meet at Joe Louis Arena.
Odds aren’t yet posted for this game, so check back later for the opening line and total.
The Blue Jackets were doubled 4-2 by the Predators last time out, as +115 road underdogs. That game’s six goals made it OVER the posted over/under (5.5).
Jason Williams and Rick Nash scored in the loss.
The Red Wings scored twice in the middle frame on Wednesday, and held on for a 3-2 win over the Avalanche. That game’s five goals fell UNDER the posted over/under (6).
Johan Franzen, Valterri Filppula, and Kris Draper scored in that win.
Detroit has won 2 straight games.
Columbus most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Boston are 2-5
After playing Nashville are 7-3
After a loss are 6-4
Detroit most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 8-2
Before playing Edmonton are 7-3
After playing Colorado are 8-2
After a win are 7-3
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Columbus’s last 7 games when playing Detroit
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Columbus’s last 10 games when playing on the road against Detroit
Columbus is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games on the road
Columbus is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
Detroit is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Detroit’s last 7 games when playing Columbus
Detroit is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Columbus
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Detroit’s last 10 games at home
Columbus home to Boston, Tuesday, March 10
Detroit home to Phoenix, Tuesday, March 10