Moneyline favors Red Wings in battle with Blues
St. Louis Blues vs Detroit Red Wings Odds
The visiting Blues hope for a solid performance on Sunday as they look to steal a win at Joe Louis Arena against the Detroit Red Wings.
The Red Wings sit at 19-14-5 on the season; in comparison, the Blues are currently 20-14-2. Looking to wager on the totals? Detroit is 16-18-4 OU, and St. Louis is 19-13-4 OU.
The Red Wings sit at No. 17 in the current NHL power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Blues sit at a No. 6 on the same chart.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Detroit's No. 21-ranked offense (2.6 goals per game) against a Blues defense that ranks No. 16 at 2.7 goals per game allowed. The Red Wings powerplay has clicked at a 18.5% rate while the Blues have a 83.5% rate on the penalty kill.
Last time out for St. Louis, they were a 3-1 winner as they battled the Blue Jackets at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Blues at -160 were rewarded, while the 4 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
The Red Wings were a 3-2 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Avalanche. That made winners of bettors who got Detroit at -102 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors.
St. Louis Blues Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing Tampa Bay are 3-7
After playing Columbus are 5-5
After a win are 5-5
Detroit Red Wings Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 8-2
Before playing Edmonton are 6-4
After playing Colorado are 6-4
After a win are 4-6
A few Blues at Red Wings trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of St. Louis' last 5 games when playing Detroit
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of St. Louis' last 10 games
The total has gone OVER in 9 of St. Louis' last 13 games when playing on the road against Detroit
St. Louis is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games when playing Detroit
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games when playing St. Louis
Detroit is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against St. Louis
Detroit is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing St. Louis
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Detroit's last 7 games at home
St. Louis at Nashville, Tuesday, April 9
Detroit home to San Jose, Thursday, April 11