Anaheim Ducks vs. Columbus Blue Jackets - 1/7/20 NHL Pick, Odds & Prediction
Columbus Blue Jackets at Anaheim Ducks
Tuesday, January 7, 2020 at 10:00 PM (Honda Center)
CBJ -110 O/U 5.5
With a 19-15-8 record, the season has been one to forget for the Columbus Blue Jackets. The Blue Jackets head to Southern California to battle the Anaheim Ducks. The Blue Jackets lost to the Ducks by a score of 2-1 earlier this year and are looking for a win in this game.
Pierre-Luc Dubois is one of the leading scorers for the Blue Jackets and has 14 goals and 14 assists on the season. Gustav Nyquist is the other leading scorer for Columbus and has 9 goals and 9 assists this season. Joonas Korpisalo mans the pipes for the Blue Jackets and is 17-10-4 on the year with a 2.49 GAA.
Sitting at 16-20-5, the Anaheim Ducks are arguably the worst team in the entire National Hockey League. The Ducks play host to the Columbus Blue Jackets and are playing out the string in hope of landing the number one draft pick in the upcoming NHL Draft.
Jakob Silfverberg is the leading scorer for the Ducks and has 15 goals and 13 assists on the season. Richard Rakell is an additional scoring threat for the Ducks and has 10 goals and 15 assists on the year. The Ducks have really struggled offensively this year. John Gibson in the starting Goaltender for Anaheim and has been serviceable this season. Gibson is 12-16-3 with a 2.92 GAA.
- Blue Jackets are 4-1 in their last 5 in the fourth game of a 4-in-6 situation.
- Ducks are 1-4 in their last 5 vs. Eastern Conference.
- Under is 4-1 in Blue Jackets last 5 games playing on 0 days rest.
- Over is 6-1 in Ducks last 7 games as an underdog.
The Blue Jackets are playing in back to back games here. However, the Blue Jackets have a decent offense that can play good against very bad defenses in this game here. The Ducks, are just bad no matter who the Ducks have been playing on the year. Look for the Ducks to struggle in this game offensively, but the defense cracks under the pressure. Final Score Prediction, Columbus Blue Jackets win 3-2.