The Dallas Stars and the Columbus Blue Jackets will both be gunning for a victory on Monday when they meet at Nationwide Arena.
Oddsmakers currently have the Blue Jackets listed as 125-moneyline favorites versus the Stars, while the game’s total is sitting at 5½.
Fabian Brunnstrom and Brian Sutherby scored in Dallas’ 6-2 loss to Chicago on Saturday night.
The Blackhawks got the victory as -165 home favorites in that contest, while the combined score went OVER the night’s posted total (5.5).
Kristian Huselius potted two goals on Saturday night as the Blue Jackets rolled to a 5-1 win over the Hurricanes.
The Jackets picked up the victory as +140 road underdogs in that contest, while the combined score went just OVER the night’s posted total (5.5).
Columbus has won 4 straight games.
Dallas most recently:
When playing on Monday are 5-4-1
Before playing Los Angeles are 3-7
After playing Chicago are 3-7
After a loss are 9-1
Columbus most recently:
When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing St. Louis are 4-6
After playing Carolina are 2-7
After a win are 6-4
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Dallas’s last 5 games when playing Columbus
Dallas is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Columbus
Dallas is 16-6 SU in its last 22 games when playing Columbus
Dallas is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Columbus’s last 5 games
Columbus is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Columbus’s last 5 games when playing Dallas
The total has gone UNDER in 14 of Columbus’s last 18 games at home
Dallas home to Edmonton, Thursday, February 19
Columbus home to St. Louis, Wednesday, February 18