Hockey odds preview - Anaheim vs. St. Louis
St. Louis Blues
|36-9-5||January 18, 2014, 08:00 PM | Scottrade Center||32-9-5|
Anaheim pays a visit to St. Louis on Saturday, hoping to shut down the Blues snipers in hockey action at Scottrade Center.
The Blues bring a 32-9-5 record to the battle against the 36-9-5 Ducks. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen St. Louis go 22-18-6 so far and the Ducks go 27-20-3.
View Anaheim Ducks vs St. Louis Blues Odds and Stats.
Bettors looking to side with the Blues in this one found them earlier as -136 Favorite 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.
The Blues sit at No. 3 in the current NHL power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Ducks sit at a No. 2 on the same chart.
Last time out for Anaheim, they were a 4-2 loser as they battled the Blackhawks on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Blackhawks at -137 were rewarded, while the 6 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
The Blues were a 4-1 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Kings. That made winners of bettors who got Los Angeles at +130 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for PUSH bettors.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits St. Louis's No. 2-ranked offense, averaging 3.57 goals per game, against a Ducks defense that ranks No. 10 at 2.48 goals allowed. The Blues power play is averaging 24.07% while the Ducks defense kills off 81.82% of their penalties.
Anaheim home to Winnipeg, Tuesday, January 21st
St. Louis at Detroit, Monday, January 20th