Golden Knights vs. Blue Jackets Prediction: Betting Preview, Tips And Picks – March 4, 2024

Written By PlayPicks Staff on March 3, 2024

The Vegas Golden Knights and Columbus Blue Jackets — the former coming off a loss, the latter a win — will play on Monday at 7:00 PM ET, at Nationwide Arena in Columbus. Golden Knights (-195) at Blue Jackets (+160) looks like a mismatch, according to the moneyline odds.

The betting trends in this article use the latest odds as of March 4, 2024 at 3:13 PM ET. See below the latest odds for this contest and click here to get the best DraftKings Sportsbook deposit bonus!

Golden Knights vs. Blue Jackets Betting Odds

  • Moneyline: VEG: (-195) | CBJ: (+160)
  • Puck line: VEG: -1.5 (123) | CBJ: +1.5 (-150)
  • Total: 6.5 — Over: (-112) | Under: (-110)

Injury Report as of March 4

Golden Knights: Brett Howden: Upper Body (Out), Robin Lehner: Hip (Out), Jack Eichel: Knee (Out), Mark Stone: Upper Body (Out), Pavel Dorofeyev: Upper Body (Out), William Carrier: Upper Body (Out), Ben Hutton: Upper Body (Questionable)

Blue Jackets: Kent Johnson: Upper Body (Questionable), Elvis Merzlikins: Upper Body (Doubtful), Adam Fantilli: Leg (Out), Patrik Laine: Shoulder (Out)

Golden Knights vs. Blue Jackets Predictions & Computer Picks

Moneyline Pick Golden Knights
Total Pick Under (6.5)
Spread Pick Blue Jackets (+1.5)

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Golden Knights vs. Blue Jackets Team Stats

Golden Knights Avg. (Rank) Blue Jackets Avg. (Rank)
3.18 (14th) Goals Scored 2.93 (23rd)
2.90 (10th) Goals Allowed 3.65 (31st)
30.8 (17th) Shots 30.0 (21st)
30.9 (22nd) Shots Allowed 33.3 (28th)

Golden Knights Key Players

Mark Stone 56 16 37 53 117 4 +1
Jonathan Marchessault 61 32 21 53 205 6 +2
Jack Eichel 42 19 25 44 173 7 +1
William Karlsson 49 21 21 42 126 5 +11
Chandler Stephenson 57 13 23 36 84 3 -8

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Blue Jackets Key Players

Johnny Gaudreau 60 9 34 43 117 1 -20
Zachary Werenski 48 4 32 36 131 0 +5
Kirill Marchenko 58 17 14 31 146 7 +1
Dmitri Voronkov 54 16 14 30 97 5 +5
Boone Jenner 45 19 9 28 126 4 -4

Betting Trends

  • The Golden Knights have gone 20-17 when favored on the moneyline this season.
  • The Golden Knights have a 66.1% chance to win this matchup based on the moneyline’s implied probability.
  • The Blue Jackets have won 17, or 31.5%, of the 54 games they have played while the underdog this season.
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies a 38.5% chance of victory for the Blue Jackets.
  • Vegas and its opponent have gone over 6.5 combined goals in 29 of 61 games this season.
  • Columbus has played 31 games this season that ended with more than 6.5 goals.

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