Coyotes visit St. Louis Blues in NHL clash
Phoenix Coyotes vs St. Louis Blues Odds
The St. Louis Blues will look to bolster their win total and reward moneyline bettors when the Phoenix Coyotes invade Scottrade Center on Thursday.
This season the Blues are 14-10-2 overall while the Coyotes are 13-10-3. As for the totals, St. Louis is 17-6-3 on the OU, and Phoenix is 15-10-1.
According to new NHL Power Rankings here, it's the No. 7-ranked Blues and the No. 9-rated Coyotes in this matchup.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up St. Louis' No. 7-ranked offense (3.1 goals per game) against a Coyotes defense that ranks No. 17 at 2.8 goals per game allowed. The Blues powerplay has clicked at a 25.9% rate while the Coyotes have a 82.2% rate on the penalty kill.
Last time out for Phoenix, they were a 5-2 winner as they battled the Kings at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Coyotes at -109 were rewarded, while the 7 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
The Blues were a 4-2 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Sharks. That made winners of bettors who got St. Louis at -120 on the moneyline, while the total score (6) was good news for OVER bettors.
Phoenix Coyotes Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing Chicago are 6-4
After playing Los Angeles are 6-4
After a win are 5-5
St. Louis Blues Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Tampa Bay are 3-7
After playing San Jose are 6-4
After a win are 5-5
A few Coyotes at Blues trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Phoenix's last 9 games
Phoenix is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
Phoenix is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Phoenix is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing St. Louis
The total has gone OVER in 5 of St. Louis' last 5 games
St. Louis is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Phoenix
St. Louis is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games at home
Phoenix at Columbus, Saturday, March 16
St. Louis home to Anaheim, Saturday, March 16