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Detroit Red Wings vs Columbus Blue Jackets 05/07/2021 Results, NHL Picks & Previews

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Detroit Red Wings vs Columbus Blue Jackets 05-07-2021 Results NHL Picks & Previews

Detroit Red Wings vs Columbus Blue Jackets 05/07/2021 – Detroit Red Wings and Columbus Blue Jackets will square off from Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. Both teams have struggled to get past opponents in the Central Division play. Detroit Red Wings are at the bottom of the list while Columbus Blue Jackets are just one step ahead. There is no major difference between these two teams as they appeared to be weak right from the start. The best NHL betting site has predicted a winner as the Red Wings take on the Blue Jackets in the opening game of their last series.

Detroit Red Wings vs Columbus Blue Jackets 05/07/2021

When: Friday, May 7, 7:00 PM ET

Where: Nationwide Arena, Columbus, Ohio

TV: BSOH | BSDET+

Stream: NHL.TV

Detroit Red Wings vs Columbus Blue Jackets 05/07/2021 Betting Odds:

Team PUCKLINE TOTAL ML
Detroit Red Wings +1 (-182) 5.5 o (+115) +115
Columbus Blue Jackets -1 (+195) 5.5 u (-162) -138
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Detroit Red Wings

Detroit Red Wings were unable to do much with their overall performance this season. The Red Wings dropped most of their games as they hold an 18-27-9 record on the season. In their last game, the Red Wings lost against Tampa Bay Lightning with a final score of 2-1. Detroit’s weak defense is giving up three goals per game on average. When it comes to their penalty kill, they are reaching an average of 78.6 percent. Detroit has a poor offense that is reaching an average of 2.1 goals per game.

Players to watch: F. Hronek D (G 2 A 21 PTS 23), D. Larkin C (G 9 A 14 PTS 23), A. Erne LW (G 11 A 9 PTS 20).

Columbus Blue Jackets

The Blue Jackets are slightly better with their 17-25-12 record on the season. The Blue Jackets will enter this game with a winning record after defeating the Predators with a 4-2 final score. The Columbus Blue Jackets dropped 11 of their last 13 games on the season. From the offensive end, they are touching an average of 2.1 while their defense is surrendering 3.3 to opponents. When it comes to their penalty kill, the Blue Jackets are reaching an average of close to 80 percent per game.

Players to watch: O. Bjorkstrand RW (G 17 A 25 PTS 42), J. Roslovic C (G 11 A 22 PTS 33), C. Atkinson RW (G 14 A 19 PTS 33).

Detroit Red Wings vs Columbus Blue Jackets Betting Predictions

Trends

Red Wings

The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Detroit’s last 5 games.
Detroit is 1-4 SU in their last 5 games.
Detroit is 4-14 SU in their last 18 games against Columbus.
Red Wings are 3-12 SU in their last 15 games on the road.
Detroit is 1-7 SU in their last 8 games when playing on the road against Columbus.

Blue Jackets

The total has gone OVER in 10 of Columbus’ last 14 games.
Columbus is 2-11 SU in their last 13 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Columbus’ last 7 games against Detroit.
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Columbus’ last 8 games at home.
Columbus is 7-1 SU in their last 8 games when playing at home against Detroit.

Red Wings vs Blue Jackets Betting Picks

There is no major difference between both teams, but the Tigers are surrendering less to the Blue Jackets. Detroit Red Wings have the top online sportsbook odds in their favor to win this game and cover the spread with a decent score.

Score Prediction: Red Wings 4, Blue Jackets 2.