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Columbus Blue JacketsSt. Louis Blues
March 10, 8:00 PM | Scottrade Center

Columbus Blue Jackets vs St. Louis Blues Odds

22-38-7TEAM RECORD43-18-7

The St. Louis Blues will look to bolster their win total and reward moneyline bettors when the Columbus Blue Jackets invade Scottrade Center on Saturday.

This season the Blues are 43-18-7 overall while the Blue Jackets are 22-38-7. As for the totals, St. Louis is 17-37-14 on the OU, and Columbus is 31-34-2.

View Columbus vs St Louis Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had set the Blues as -240 favorites on the opening moneyline for this contest. The over under opened at 5 for bettors hoping to turn a profit on totals.

Power Rankings:
The NHL Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the No. 29-rated Blue Jackets taking on the No. 5-rated Blues in this contest.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up St. Louis' No. 21-ranked offense (2.6 goals per game) against a Blue Jackets defense that ranks No. 29 at 3.2 goals per game allowed. The Blues powerplay has clicked at a 17% rate while the Blue Jackets have a 76.6% rate on the penalty kill.

Columbus was a 3-1 winner in its last match at home against the Kings. They won as +155 underdogs, while the total score of 4 made winners of UNDER bettors.

In their last action, St. Louis was a 3-1 winner at home against the Ducks. Bettors on St. Louis at -155 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

Columbus Blue Jackets Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing St. Louis are 3-7
After playing Los Angeles are 6-4
After a win are 4-6

St. Louis Blues Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Tampa Bay are 3-7
After playing Anaheim are 5-5
After a win are 7-3

A few Blue Jackets at Blues trends to consider:
Columbus is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Columbus' last 7 games when playing St. Louis
Columbus is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Columbus' last 6 games on the road
St. Louis is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
St. Louis is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games at home
St. Louis is 12-2 SU in its last 14 games when playing at home against Columbus
St. Louis is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Columbus

Next up:
Columbus home to St. Louis, Sunday, March 11

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