NHL Matchups  >>  Vancouver Canucks vs. Columbus Blue Jackets Preview 03/07/2013

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The Vancouver Canucks and the Columbus Blue Jackets will both be gunning for a victory on Thursday when they meet at Nationwide Arena.
Oddsmakers currently have the Canucks listed as 178-moneyline favorites versus the Blue Jackets, while the game's total is sitting at 5½.
In their last action, Vancouver was a 3-2 loser at home against the Sharks. Bettors on San Jose at +115 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent PUSH bettors home happy as well.
The Blue Jackets were a 4-3 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Oilers. That made winners of bettors who got Columbus at +110 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for OVER bettors.
Columbus:
Team record: 7-12-4 SU, ATS
Current streak: won 2 straight games.

The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 6 games when playing Vancouver
The total has gone OVER in 6 of last 8 games at home
is 6-16 SU in its last 22 games
is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Vancouver

When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Detroit are 1-9
After playing Edmonton are 4-6
After a win are 4-6

Vancouver:
Team record: 11-6-5 SU, ATS
Current streak: lost 2 straight games.

is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games when playing Columbus
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 6 games when playing Columbus
is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Columbus
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games

When playing on Thursday are 8-2
Before playing San Jose are 6-4
After playing San Jose are 8-2
After a loss are 4-6


NEXT UP:
Vancouver at Minnesota, Sunday, March 10
Columbus home to Detroit, Saturday, March 9