Columbus Blue Jackets (9-6-2) at Dallas Stars (9-6-2)
|Date & Time||Monday November 12, 2018, 8:30 PM (EST)|
The Line: Dallas Stars -115 / Columbus Blue Jackets -105 --- Over/Under: 5.5
The Columbus Blue Jackets travel to the Dallas Stars for a Monday NHL matchup.
The Columbus Blue Jackets saw their chance at a three game winning streak go by the wayside in a 5-4 SO loss to the visiting NY Rangers on Saturday. Pierre-Luc Dubois, Nick Foligno, Alexander Wennberg and Cam Atkinson all scored for the Blue Jackets. Seth Jones added three assists and Joonas Korpisalo gave up four goals on 19 shots for Columbus.
The Rangers scoring came off the sticks of Mika Zibanejad, Pavel Buchnevich, Chris Kreider and Jimmy Vesey. Kevin Hayes posted two assists and Vesey scored the deciding goal in the shootout to make the 34 saves of Alexander Georgiev a winning effort that secured two points for the Rangers.
The Dallas Stars opportunity for consecutive wins disappeared in a 5-4 OT defeat to visiting Nashville on Saturday. Tyler Pitick, Tyler Seguin, Jason Spezza and Denis Gurianov provided the Stars with goals while Ben Bishop stopped 29 shots.
The Predators offense came off the sticks of Ryan Hartman, Ryan Johansen, Yannick Weber and Roman Josi in regulation with Mattias Ekholm scoring in overtime. Juuse Saros gave up four goals on 24 shots to secure two points for Nashville.
Over is 4-0 in Blue Jackets last 4 Monday games and under is 4-0 in Blue Jackets last 4 vs. Western Conference and over is 9-1 in Blue Jackets last 10 road games vs. a team with a home winning % of greater than .600. Under is 6-0 in Stars last 6 Monday games and over is 4-0 in Stars last 4 home games and Stars are 4-0 in their last 4 after allowing 5 goals or more in their previous game. Under is 5-0 in the last 5 meetings and Blue Jackets are 6-0 in the last 6 meetings and Blue Jackets are 6-1 in the last 7 meetings in Dallas.
Columbus has picked up five points in three straight contests and at the price will get my backing…