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Columbus Blue Jackets at Anaheim Ducks Betting Pick

In National Hockey League action, the Columbus Blue Jackets are at the Anaheim Ducks on Wednesday. Columbus will be playing their second of a back to back, as they won Saturday in San Jose, but have a game late Tuesday against the Los Angeles Kings.

The Blue Jackets come into that game with a 17-26-10 record, which is the worst in the Metropolitan Division.

For the Anaheim Ducks, they are coming off a road win at Buffalo on Monday. The win was their 20th of the season. The Ducks are now 20-33-2 on the season. Their 42 points is 7th in the Pacific Division.

The Ducks come into this game at -120. The total is 6.5 goals.

Columbus Blue Jackets 2023-2024

The Columbus Blue Jackets are scoring 2.92 goals per game, and getting out 30 shots per game. Columbus has been pretty poor on the power play; scoring on less than 15% of their opportunities. On the defensive side, things have not been great. The Blue Jackets are allowing 3.7 goals per game.

The top offensive threat for Columbus this season has been Johnny Gaudreau. He has 37 points on the season. He has dished out 30 assists, and scored 7 goals. Next is Zach Werenski, with 29 assists and 2 goals. The top goal scorer has been Bruce Jenner, with 17 on the season.

Columbus is back home starting Friday. They will host the Sabres and then the Rangers, before taking a trip to New York and a rematch against the Rangers. The Blue Jackets finish February at home against Carolina.

Anaheim Ducks 2023-2024

It has been a fairly up and down season for the Anaheim Ducks. After competing well early, the Ducks have fallen into several streaks of poor play. As of late though, the Ducks are 5-4-1 in their last 10. Anaheim is 29th in goals scored, with 2.58 per game. The Ducks are getting 27.8 shots per game.

Frank Vatrano and Tristen Terry are the main threats offensively for the Ducks. Vatrano leads the team with 26 goals, while Terry has the most assists with 26. In between the pipes, John Gibson has made 34 starts, and has 12 wins on the season.

Anaheim is at Los Angeles, to take on the Kings on Saturday. After that, they will come back home and host the Predators Sunday. The Ducks finish February with a road game at the Sharks, before heading out East to take on the Devils.

Ducks Top Blue Jackets

With the Blue Jackets playing their second of a back to back, that is not a good thing. The Ducks are going to be a little rested after having an early game Monday, and a day off on Tuesday. In a battle between two poor teams, we are going to take the team with more rest.

The Anaheim Ducks win this game at home over Columbus. Bet the Ducks -1.5 (+190) over the Blue Jackets. Enjoy the game and good luck!

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