Detroit Red Wings home to Blues in hockey betting action
St. Louis Blues vs Detroit Red Wings Odds
A key battle on the NHL odds menu sees visiting St. Louis duelling Detroit on Monday at Joe Louis Arena.
Supporters of the Blues have seen them go 29-12-6 so far this season, while the Red Wings are at 32-15-1. In totals betting, the Red Wings are 19-29, while the Blues are 12-25-10.
Sportsbooks had set the Red Wings as -155 favorites on the opening moneyline for this contest. The over under opened at 5 for bettors hoping to turn a profit on totals.
This game puts the Red Wings, most recently No. 3 in the Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings, up against the Blues, who rate a No. 9 in the latest survey.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Detroit's No. 4-ranked offense, averaging 3.2 goals per game, against a Blues defense that ranks No. 1 at 2 goals allowed. The Red Wings power play is averaging 18.3% while the Blues defense kills off 82.5% of their penalties.
Last time out for St. Louis, they were a 4-2 winner as they battled the Sabres at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Blues at -220 were rewarded, while the 6 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
Detroit won its last outing, a 3-2 result against the Blue Jackets on January 21. Bettors who backed the Red Wings at -315 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
St. Louis Blues Trends:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Tampa Bay are 3-7
After playing Buffalo are 4-4-1
After a win are 7-3
Detroit Red Wings Trends:
When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing Edmonton are 8-2
After playing Columbus are 5-5
After a win are 7-3
A few Blues at Red Wings trends to consider:
St. Louis is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of St. Louis' last 5 games when playing Detroit
The total has gone OVER in 13 of St. Louis' last 18 games when playing Detroit
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of St. Louis' last 10 games on the road
Detroit is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Detroit's last 5 games
Detroit is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Detroit's last 5 games at home
St. Louis home to Pittsburgh, Tuesday, January 24
Detroit at Montreal, Wednesday, January 25