Blue Jackets vs Canucks Prediction NHL Picks 1/27/24

Vancouver Canucks (32-11-5) vs Columbus Blue Jackets (15-23-9)

Game Info: Saturday, January 27, 2024 at 10:00 pm (Rogers Arena)

Betting Odds: Vancouver Canucks -455 / Columbus Blue Jackets +330 --- Over/Under: 6.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Columbus Blue Jackets and Vancouver Canucks face off on Saturday in an NHL showdown at Rogers Arena. Let’s look at the betting matchup and give a free Blue Jackets vs Canucks prediction.

Blue Jackets Look to Build on Last Game

The Blue Jackets faced off against the Calgary Flames in the last game and they were able to secure the 5-2 victory. There were three different players that finished with at least one one and one assist. In this game the offense needs to have a similar game running up the score early. The Blue Jackets are averaging 2.96 goals while their defense is giving up 3.7 goals per game. The offense is ranked 22nd in the league. Johnny Gaudreau has scored seven goals and added 22 assists so far this season. 

Columbus Blue Jackets Player Prop Facts

  • Dmitri Voronkov has scored at least one goal in each of the Blue Jackets' last three games against Pacific Division opponents.
  • Johnny Gaudreau has recorded at least one point in 10 of his last 11 appearances against the Canucks.
  • Johnny Gaudreau has recorded at least one assist in each of his last four appearances with his team as an underdog against the Canucks.
  • Dmitri Voronkov has scored two goals against the Canucks this season - most against any opponent.

Canucks Coming off Overtime Loss

The Canucks faced off against the St Louis Blues in the last game and they were defeated 4-3 in overtime. Pius Suter was the top offensive player scoring three goals and he was the only real bright spot for the offense. The Canucks on the season is averaging 3.77 goals while their defense is giving up 2.52 goals per game. In this game the defense is going to need to step up in a big way. J.T. Miller has scored 21 goals and added 43 assists so far this season. 

Vancouver Canucks Player Prop Facts

  • Elias Pettersson has scored at least one goal in each of the Canucks' last five games against Metropolitan Division opponents.
  • Quinn Hughes has recorded at least one point in each of the Canucks' last eight games as home favorites.
  • Quinn Hughes has recorded at least one assist in seven of the Canucks' last eight games as home favorites against Metropolitan Division opponents.
  • Quinn Hughes ranks 1st in the league for Plus/Minus (+35) this season.

Blue Jackets vs Canucks Betting Prediction

The Canucks are going to get the job done here in this game. The Canucks defense overall is giving up only 2.52 goals per game and the defense is going to step up in a big way. The Blue Jackets offense is going to have some major issues getting going, and that is going to be the difference here, as the Canucks are going to get the job done. Back the Canucks on the puck line.

Shane’s Pick Canucks -1.5

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