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Boston BruinsSt. Louis Blues
Feb 22, 8:00 PM | Scottrade Center

Boston Bruins vs St. Louis Blues Odds

35-20-2TEAM RECORD36-16-7

Hockey bettors look for value at Scottrade Center on Wednesday as host St. Louis battles the Boston Bruins in hockey odds action.

The Bruins will try to spoil to the party on Wednesday; they are 35-20-2 this season, while the Blues are 36-16-7. Boston is 31-24-2 on the totals; St. Louis is 14-33-12.

View Boston vs St Louis Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to back visiting Boston before the first pitch in this match will find them as +-130-moneyline underdogs. They will see an opening total of 5.

Power Rankings:
This game matches up the No. 8 (Blues) and the No. 2 (Bruins) teams according to our current NHL Power Rankings.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up St. Louis' No. 21-ranked offense (2.5 goals per game) against a Bruins defense that ranks No. 5 at 2.3 goals per game allowed. The Blues powerplay has clicked at a 15% rate while the Bruins have a 84.7% rate on the penalty kill.

Last time out for Boston, they were a 2-0 loser as they battled the Wild on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Wild at +188 were rewarded, while the 2 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Last time out for St. Louis, they were a 3-1 loser as they battled the Blackhawks on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Blackhawks at -123 were rewarded, while the 4 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Boston Bruins Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Ottawa are 6-4
After playing Minnesota are 3-7
After a loss are 8-2

St. Louis Blues Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Tampa Bay are 3-7
After playing Chicago are 6-4
After a loss are 7-3

A few Bruins at Blues trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Boston's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston's last 6 games
Boston is 16-8 SU in its last 24 games on the road
Boston is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
St. Louis is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
St. Louis is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games when playing Boston
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of St. Louis' last 5 games
St. Louis is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games when playing at home against Boston

Next up:
Boston at Buffalo, Friday, February 24
St. Louis at Nashville, Thursday, February 23

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