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Blues are Cruising vs the West at Home

The St. Louis Blues have dominated the Western Conference at home all year long, and they’ll look to put another win on the board against the Nashville Predators tonight. The Blues are 14-2-4 vs Western opponents in Missouri.

Shark Bites
  • The Blues are 1-4 in their last 5 vs Central Division opponents.
  • The Predators are 0-5 in the last 5 meetings in St. Louis.
  • The Predators are 1-4 in their last 5 vs teams with winning records.

P.K. Subban will miss his seventh consecutive game due to an upper-body injury, and the Predators have gone 2-2-2 in his absence. The 27-year-old has collected 17 points over 29 games in his first season with Nashville.

Watch out for sharpshooter Vladimir Tarasenko tonight. The Russian leads St. Louis with 16 goals and has registered a goal and three assists in three games vs the Preds this year.

Home-ice advantage has been massive in this series, as road clubs are 0-4 in the last four clashes between the Blues and Predators.

Nashville Predators vs St. Louis Blues Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Nashville Predators will try to spoil to the party on Friday; they are 15-14-6 this season, while the Blues are 19-12-5. Nashville is 17-14-4 on the totals; St. Louis is 15-14-7. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and St. Louis vs Nashville injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 8 (St. Louis Blues) and the No. 14 (Nashville Predators) teams according to our current NHL Power Rankings.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the St. Louis Blues No. 9-ranked offense (2.89 goals per game) against a Nashville Predators defense that ranks No. 20 at 2.86 goals per game allowed. The Blues powerplay has clicked at a 22.32% rate while the Predators have a 80.56% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Nashville lost its last outing, a 3-2 result against the Blackhawks on December 29. Bettors who backed the Blackhawks at +101 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent PUSH bettors to the payout window.

Last time out for St. Louis, they were a 6-3 winner as they battled the Flyers at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Blues at -138 were rewarded, while the 9 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Nashville is 3-10 ATS in its last 13 games
  • Nashville is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
  • Nashville is 6-12 ATS in its last 18 games on the road
  • Nashville is 5-15 SU in its last 20 games on the road
  • St. Louis is 4-11 ATS in its last 15 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of St. Louis's last 7 games
  • St. Louis is 2-7 ATS in its last 9 games at home
  • St. Louis is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Nashville home to Montreal, Tuesday, January 3rd
St. Louis home to Chicago, Monday, January 2nd

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