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Chicago Blackhawks vs Columbus Blue Jackets 02/23/2021 Picks, Predictions and Previews
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Chicago Blackhawks vs Columbus Blue Jackets 02/23/2021 – Chicago Blackhawks and Columbus Blue Jackets are all set to battle from Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. The Blackhawks are holding the fourth spot in the Central Division play and look forward to rebound from their last defeat. As for the Blackhawks, they will enter this game with the same losing record. Columbus Blue Jackets are holding the fifth spot in the Central Division play and they have a long way to make up for their loss. The top sportsbooks predictions are up and running as these two teams battle to increase their conference record.
Chicago Blackhawks vs Columbus Blue Jackets 02/23/2021
When: Tuesday, February 23, 7:00 PM ET
Where: Nationwide Arena, Columbus, Ohio
TV: NBC Sports Chicago
Chicago Blackhawks vs Columbus Blue Jackets 02/23/2021 Betting Odds:
The Chicago Blackhawks are holding a 12-3-2 record this season and they are trailing the Lightning in the third spot. The Blackhawks were unable to do much in their last game as they lost against the Hurricanes with a final score of 5-3. Chicago’s offensive unit is touching 2.89 goals per game. From the defensive end, they are surrendering 2.84 goals to opponents. With their penalty kill the Blackhawks are touching a solid 80 percent. Chicago will still need to do more if they need to reach the top.
Players to watch: P. Kane RW (G 8, A 18, PTS 26), A. DeBrincat LW (G 9, A 9, PTS 18), D. Kubalik LW (G 5, A 9, PTS 14).
Columbus Blue Jackets
The Blue Jackets are holding a 9-6-4 record on the season and they are one step ahead of the Stars. In their last game, they lost against the Predators with a final score of 4-2. Columbus is touching an average of 2.84 goals per game with their scoring offense. From the defensive end, they are surrendering 3.32 goals to opponents. The Blue Jackets are decent with their penalty kill with an average of close to 74 percent per game.
Players to watch: O. Bjorkstrand RW (G 4, A 10, PTS 14), C. Atkinson RW (G 7, A 7, PTS 14), N. Foligno LW (G 4, A 6, PTS 10).
Chicago Blackhawks vs Columbus Blue Jackets Betting Predictions
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chicago’s last 7 games.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Columbus’ last 9 games.
Blackhawks vs Blue Jackets Betting Picks
The online betting predictions are clearly in favor of Columbus Blue Jackets to win this game and cover the spread. The Blue Jackets are in desperate need of a victory and they will do their best to make it past the Blackhawks. Look for the Blue Jackets to win with a decent score.
Score Prediction: Blue Jackets 2, Blackhawks 1.