Anaheim Ducks vs. Columbus Blue Jackets NHL Betting Tips and Predictions

by | Apr 17, 2022

The Anaheim Ducks (29-33-14) host the Columbus Blue Jackets (35-33-6) on Sunday, April 17, with both coming off a defeat in their last game. The Blue Jackets are underdogs on the road, at +119, and the Ducks are -141. Find more below on the Ducks vs. Blue Jackets betting line, injury report, head-to-head stats, best bets and more.

Ducks vs. Blue Jackets Spread and Betting Line

Ducks vs Blue Jackets Betting Information
Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Ducks -141 Blue Jackets +119

Ducks vs. Blue Jackets Game Info

  • Game Day: Sunday, April 17, 2022
  • Game Time: 8:30 PM ET
  • Location: Anaheim, California
  • Arena: Honda Center

Computer Predictions for Ducks vs. Blue Jackets

Computer picks for Ducks vs Blue Jackets
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Blue Jackets (+1.5) Over (5.5) Ducks 4 Blue Jackets 3

Ducks vs. Blue Jackets Betting Trends

  • Through 21 games as the moneyline favorite this season, Anaheim has won 14 of those matchups.
  • In 11 games with lower than -141 moneyline odds this season, the Ducks have won nine.
  • Anaheim has a 58.5% chance of winning this game, per the moneyline odds.
  • Anaheim Ducks Leaders

  • One of Anaheim’s most productive offensives player this season is Troy Terry, who has 61 points (35 goals, 26 assists) and plays an average of 18:02 per game.
  • Through 69 games, Trevor Zegras has 19 goals and 36 assists.
  • Cam Fowler has scored eight goals and added 31 assists through 72 games for Anaheim.
  • John Gibson (17-23-11) has a goals against average of 3.2 on the season, and 1524 saves. His .904 save percentage ranks 35th in the league.
  • Anaheim Ducks Season Stats

  • The Ducks are ranked 23rd in the NHL with 209 goals this season, an average of 2.8 per contest.
  • The Ducks are ranked 23rd in NHL play in goals against this season, having given up 245 total goals (3.2 per game).
  • The team is ranked 21st in goal differential at -36.
  • The Ducks’ 45 power-play goals this season (ranked 17th in the NHL) have come on 207 power-play chances.
  • The Ducks’ offense has the NHL’s 13th-ranked power-play conversion rate (21.7%).
  • The Ducks’ offense has netted six shorthanded goals this season (15th among all squads).
  • The Ducks have the league’s 12th-ranked penalty-kill percentage at 81%.
  • With a 48.5% faceoff win percentage, the Ducks have the 21st-ranked rate in the NHL.
  • The Ducks shoot 9.3% as a team, ranked 22nd-best in the league.
  • The Ducks’ players are looking for their first shutout win this season. As a team, they are averaging 20.8 hits and 13.8 blocked shots per game.
  • Blue Jackets vs. Ducks Betting Trends

  • The Blue Jackets have claimed an upset victory in 23, or 38.3%, of the 60 games they have played as an underdog this season.
  • Columbus is 12-33 when it is underdogs of +119 or longer on the moneyline.
  • Sportsbooks have implied, based on the moneyline for this matchup, that the Blue Jackets have a 45.7% chance to win.
  • Columbus Blue Jackets Leaders

  • Patrik Laine has recorded 26 goals (0.5 per game) and dished out 30 assists (0.5 per game), taking 2.9 shots per game and shooting 15.9%. That makes him among the leaders for Columbus with 56 total points (1.0 per game).
  • Jakub Voracek has made a big impact for Columbus this season with 54 points, thanks to five goals and 49 assists.
  • Oliver Bjorkstrand has 24 goals and 26 assists, for a season point total of 50.
  • Columbus’ Elvis Merzlikins is 25-19-6 this season, compiling 1530 saves and allowing 162 goals (3.4 goals against average) with a .904 save percentage (35th in the league).
  • Columbus Blue Jackets Season Stats

  • The Blue Jackets’ 236 total goals (3.2 per game) rank 13th in the NHL.
  • The Blue Jackets’ 272 total goals allowed (3.7 per game) rank 29th in the NHL.
  • They have a -36 goal differential, which ranks 21st in the league.
  • The Blue Jackets have put up 34 power-play goals this season (27th in the NHL) on 195 power-play chances.
  • The Blue Jackets have the league’s 25th-ranked power-play conversion rate of 17.4%.
  • The Blue Jackets have scored seven shorthanded goals.
  • The Blue Jackets’ 18th-ranked penalty kill rate is 79.1%.
  • The Blue Jackets have the NHL’s 22nd-ranked faceoff win rate (48.3%).
  • The 10.6% shooting percentage the Blue Jackets have amassed ranks ninth in the league.
  • The Blue Jackets have not shut out an opponent this season. They average 19.5 hits and 13.3 blocked shots per game.
  • Ducks and Blue Jackets Injury Report

    Ducks: Max Jones: Out (Pectoral), Jakob Silfverberg: Out (Lower Body)

    Blue Jackets: Nathan Gerbe: Out (Hip), Boone Jenner: Out (Lower Back), Joonas Korpisalo: Out For Season (Hip), Daniil Tarasov: Out For Season (Hip), Yegor Chinakhov: Day To Day (Upper Body), Alexandre Texier: Out (Finger)

    Betting Tips for Ducks vs. Blue Jackets

    The Ducks on the moneyline (-141) is our best bet after looking at all of the key trends and stats for this matchup. Our computer projects the scoring will finish over the total of 5.5 goals, with the Blue Jackets (+1.5) covering the spread.

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