Columbus Blue Jackets vs. New Jersey Devils Prediction, Odds, NHL Picks [12/27/2023]

Columbus Blue Jackets vs. New Jersey Devils Prediction, Odds, NHL Picks  [12/27/2023]

The New Jersey Devils will take on the Columbus Blue Jackets in NHL action at Prudential Center on Wednesday, commencing at 7:00PM ET.'s in-depth betting preview for Wednesday's Blue Jackets vs. Devils matchup includes the latest betting odds, as well as our predictions and picks for the game.

Blue Jackets vs. Devils Prediction: Who Will Win, Cover the Spread

We have used innovative machine learning and statistics to simulate the result of Wednesday's NHL matchup between the Blue Jackets and Devils 10,000 times, in keeping with our coverage of NHL picks.

Our independent predictive analytics model currently gives the Devils a 66% chance of defeating the Blue Jackets.

According to our model, the Blue Jackets (+1.5) have a 55% chance of covering the puck line, while the 7-goal Over/Under has a 55% chance of going under.

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Blue Jackets vs. Devils Odds

We have sourced the best betting odds in America for this game, which are listed here:

Bet Type Blue Jackets Devils
Puck Line +1.5 (-110) -1.5 (-108)
Moneyline +215 -250
Total o7 (+110) u7 (-130)
  • The Devils are -1.5 favorites versus the Blue Jackets, with -108 at FanDuel Sportsbook the best odds currently available.
  • For the underdog Blue Jackets (+1.5) to cover the puck line, BetMGM Sportsbook has the best odds currently on offer at -110.
  • BetMGM currently has the best moneyline odds for the Devils at -250, which means you can risk $250 to win $100 for a total payout of $350 if they get the W.
  • On the other hand, DraftKings Sportsbook currently has the best moneyline odds for the Blue Jackets at +215, where you can put down $100 to profit $215, earning a total payout of $315 if they win.
  • The Over/Under is set at 7 with DraftKings, which currently has the best odds for the Over at +110, as well as the best odds for the Under at -130.

All odds are correct at the time of publication and are subject to change.

As always, check out the sportsbooks you can bet with in your state for the best NHL odds and lines.

Blue Jackets vs. Devils Picks

By comparing our predictions to the odds listed above, we have found the best betting picks for this game:

Bet Type Our Pick Best Odds
Puck Line Blue Jackets +1.5 -110
Moneyline Blue Jackets +215
Total Under 7 -130


While the Devils are more likely to win the game, betting on the Blue Jackets moneyline is the best option because of the 1.9% edge found when comparing our data-led probabilities to the sportsbooks' odds currently available.

Taking advantage of the edges published here at Dimers is pivotal to being profitable in the long run.

Our NHL best bets are based on complex simulations and betting expertise to bring you the best possible plays every day of the year.

Blue Jackets vs. Devils Player Props

Who will score the first goal in Blue Jackets vs. Devils?

According to our model, New Jersey's Jack Hughes is most likely to score the first goal in Blue Jackets vs. Devils.

Our projections give Hughes a 9.6% chance of scoring the first goal at Prudential Center, while the Devils star is a 47.3% chance of netting an anytime goal.

First Goal Scorer Predictions

Columbus Blue Jackets

Player First Goal Probability
Kirill Marchenko 5.6%
Justin Danforth 3.8%
Kent Johnson 3.7%
Johnny Gaudreau 3.5%
Yegor Chinakhov 3.4%

New Jersey Devils

Player First Goal Probability
Jack Hughes 9.6%
Timo Meier 6.2%
Dawson Mercer 6.1%
Jesper Bratt 5.9%
Tyler Toffoli 5.8%

Anytime Goal Scorer Predictions

Columbus Blue Jackets

Player Anytime Goal Probability
Kirill Marchenko 31.3%
Justin Danforth 22.9%
Johnny Gaudreau 22.7%
Yegor Chinakhov 22.0%
Kent Johnson 21.6%

New Jersey Devils

Player Anytime Goal Probability
Jack Hughes 47.3%
Timo Meier 34.7%
Jesper Bratt 33.5%
Nico Hischier 33.1%
Dawson Mercer 32.7%
Don't forget, our model updates often, so keep an eye on this article for any changes to our betting analysis ahead of the Blue Jackets vs. Devils on Wednesday December 27, 2023.

Blue Jackets vs. Devils Game Information

Wednesday's action between the Devils and Blue Jackets at Prudential Center is scheduled to commence at 7:00PM ET.


Our full coverage of Blue Jackets vs. Devils includes pregame predictions, betting picks, and live win probabilities.

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This preview article has been partially generated using automated processes and AI technology. Our goal is to provide timely and accurate updates on Wednesday's Blue Jackets vs. Devils game, and automation assists in data collection, analysis, and formatting. Human editing and quality control are performed to ensure the content meets our editorial standards.

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