NHL Betting Preview: Columbus Blue Jackets vs Detroit Redwings
Game: Columbus Blue Jackets (14-7-0) @ Detroit Redwings (14-4-2)
Date: Sunday November 28th, 2010
Match Preview: The top two teams in the Central Division of the Western Conference are getting together Sunday at Joe Louis Arena. The Central Division has been one of the, if not, the toughest divisions in the National Hockey League, with all five teams at 20+ points.
The Blue Jackets are led in scoring by Rick Nash. The Left wing has scored 13 goals and dished out 4 assists on the season. Columbus is averaging 2.8 goals per game on the season. The first place team in the division is the Detroit Redwings. The Redwings have a total of 30 points. After falling to Atlanta mid-week, the win over Columbus came at a great time.
Now, Detroit will look to put some space in the division. The Redwings are the second highest scoring team in the NHL, picking up 3.5 goals per game. Pavel Datsyuk leads the team with 22 points. The two teams played on Friday in Columbus with the Redwings coming away with a 2-1 win.
Bet on Red Wings vs Blue Jackets
Our prediction for this game: Detroit wins their second straight over Columbus. In a very similar game, Detroit wins 3-2. You’ll find great betting for the moment at BetUS