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St. Louis Blues

Colorado Avalanche
42-14-6 March 08, 2014, 03:00 PM | Pepsi Center 41-17-5



The Colorado Avalanche will look to bolster their win total and reward moneyline bettors when the St. Louis Blues invade Pepsi Center on Saturday.

Colorado will face the 42-14-6 Blues. In totals betting, the Avalanche are 33-28-2 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Blues are 29-27-6 favoring the OVER.

View St. Louis Blues vs Colorado Avalanche Odds and Stats.

Bettors looking to side with the Avalanche in this one found them earlier as 105 underdogs on the NHL money line at 5Dimes. Betting the over under instead? It was hovering near 5.5 at its open earlier today at BetOnline and may have moved.

This game matches up the No. 4 (Avalanche) and the No. 9 (Blues) teams according to our current NHL Power Rankings.

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The Blues were a 2-1 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Predators. That made winners of bettors who got St. Louis at -147 on the moneyline, while the total score (3) was good news for UNDER bettors.

In their last action, Colorado was a 3-2 winner on the road against the Red Wings. Bettors on Colorado at +103 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Colorado's No. 6-ranked offense, averaging 3.1 goals per game, against a Blues defense that ranks No. 3 at 2.29 goals allowed. The Avalanche power play is averaging 20.83% while the Blues defense kills off 85.84% of their penalties.

A few Blues at Avalanche trends to consider:
St. Louis is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of St. Louis's last 5 games on the road
St. Louis is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Colorado
St. Louis is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games when playing on the road against Colorado
Colorado is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Colorado's last 6 games
Colorado is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Colorado's last 5 games at home


Next up:
St. Louis at Minnesota, Sunday, March 9th
Colorado home to Winnipeg, Monday, March 10th

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