Blues visit Chicago Blackhawks in NHL clash
St. Louis Blues vs Chicago Blackhawks Odds
The Chicago Blackhawks and St. Louis Blues meet for the first time this year on Tuesday night, with the Hawks having paid off nicely on the NHL betting lines against the Blues last season.
Chicago went 4-2 for its supporters on the NHL odds at the sportsbooks against St. Louis last season, and overall they're 7-3 in their past 10 games against the Blues dating back to 2010. The OVER/UNDER went 7-3 for totals bettors in those 10 contests.
Chicago battles the Blues, currently with a 2-0 mark. The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 2-0 for the Blackhawks and 2-0 for the Blues.
If you're going with the Blackhawks in this one, they're listed as moneyline favorites of -121 on most hockey betting menus for Tuesday's contest. Check Bovada later today for the best NHL underdog lines.
This game puts the Blackhawks, most recently No. 11 in the Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings, up against the Blues, who rate a No. 6 in the latest survey.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Chicago's No. 2-ranked offense (5.5 goals per game) against a Blues defense that ranks No. 6 at 1.5 goals per game allowed. The Blackhawks powerplay has clicked at a 20% rate while the Blues have a 80% rate on the penalty kill.
In their last action, St. Louis was a 4-3 winner on the road against the Predators. Bettors on St. Louis at -120 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.
In their last action, Chicago was a 6-4 winner on the road against the Coyotes. Bettors on Chicago at -107 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (10) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.
St. Louis Blues Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 3-7
Before playing Tampa Bay are 3-7
After playing Nashville are 6-4
After a win are 5-5
Chicago Blackhawks Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Edmonton are 5-5
After playing Phoenix are 6-4
After a win are 5-5
A few Blues at Blackhawks trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of St. Louis' last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of St. Louis' last 5 games when playing Chicago
The total has gone OVER in 4 of St. Louis' last 5 games when playing on the road against Chicago
St. Louis is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Chicago is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against St. Louis
Chicago is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing St. Louis
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chicago's last 5 games when playing St. Louis
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chicago's last 5 games when playing at home against St. Louis
St. Louis home to Nashville, Thursday, January 24
Chicago at Dallas, Thursday, January 24