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Columbus Blue Jackets vs Winnipeg Jets 01/22/2020 Predictions, NHL Betting Odds and Picks

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Columbus Blue Jackets vs Winnipeg Jets 01-22-2020 Predictions NHL Betting Odds and Picks

Columbus Blue Jackets vs Winnipeg Jets 01/22/2020 – Columbus has been playing like a well-oiled machine as of late. As they bank on their recent surge of five straight victories, the Blue Jackets will look to blast off a stumbling Winnipeg Jets on Wednesday inside their home ice at the Nationwide Arena. Only a single win separates the two squads. But from what it appears, the NHL Vegas Odds are putting some weight to the winning streak of the Blue Jackets – just to add to their home ice edge – as they are tagged as favorites to win the match.

Columbus Blue Jackets vs Winnipeg Jets 01/22/2020

When: Thursday, January 23, 7:30 PM ET

Where: Nationwide Arena, Columbus, Ohio

TV: Sportsnet

Stream: SofaScore

Columbus Blue Jackets vs Winnipeg Jets 01/22/2020 Betting Odds:

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Columbus Blue Jackets -1.5 (+165) 6 o (+105) -165
Winnipeg Jets +1.5 (-185) 6 u (-125) +145
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Columbus Blue Jackets

Columbus Blue Jackets have been saddled by several injuries this season, but they offered no excuses as they continued to compete at a high level against some of the best teams in the league. The team is taking pride in its defense. They have allowed only three goals during their current winning surge and they vow to keep frustrating their next opponents by putting more effort into limiting them from scoring. Goalie Matiss Kivlenieks made his season debut on Sunday and he immediately made his presence felt by accounting for 31 saves to propel the Blue Jackets to a 2-1 escape win over the New York Rangers.

Players to watch: Pierre Luc-Dubois (GP 50, G 15, A 20, PTS 35), Gustav Nyquist (GP 50, G 10, A 21, PTS 31), Zach Werenski (GP 43, G 15, A 14, PTS 29).

Winnipeg Jets

Losing five of their last six games, the Jets have been made aware that something needs to be done now. Wednesday’s visit to Ohio is their last chance to steal an elusive win before heading back to Winnipeg. Sensing trouble, the Jets aim to go off and running right at the onset of the match in order to set the tone for the team offensively. During their three-game slide that includes forgettable losses to Chicago and Carolina, Winnipeg was able to score only four goals – a demoralizing stretch especially for a team that continues to struggle for a playoff spot. 

Players to watch: Mark Scheifele (GP 50, G 23, A 31, PTS 54), Kyle Connor (GP 50, G 24, A 24, PTS 48), Patrik Laine (GP 48, G 17, A 28, PTS 45)

Columbus Blue Jackets vs Winnipeg Jets Betting Predictions

Trends

Blue Jackets

Blue Jackets are 5-0 in their last 5 overall.
Under is 5-1 in Blue Jackets last 6 games as a home favorite.
Columbus is 5-0 in their last 5 after allowing 2 goals or less in their previous game.
Columbus is 4-0 in their last 4 games following a win.
Under is 4-1 in Blue Jackets last 5 after scoring 2 goals or less in their previous game.
Under is 16-5 in Columbus’ last 21 games playing on 2 days rest.

Jets

Jets are 7-3 in their last 10 after scoring 2 goals or less in their previous game.
Winnipeg’s 2-5 in their last 7 games playing on 0 days rest.
Jets are 2-5 in their last 7 vs. Metropolitan.
Over is 4-1-1 in Jets last 6 games playing on 0 days rest.
Over is 8-2 in Winnipeg’s last 10 vs. Eastern Conference
Over is 8-3 in Jets last 11 when their opponent allows 2 goals or less in their previous game.

Blue Jackets vs Jets Betting Picks

Columbus is now bound to lose. Their winning run ends Wednesday as the Jets stops the bleeding to get right back on the winning track. Expect the visitors to be relentless in holding off the home team from puncturing their defense. Go against the NHL Odds and back Winnipeg to pull off a stunner in this game. 

Score Prediction: Blue Jackets 2, Jets 4.