St. Louis Anaheim Betting Preview
Anaheim Ducks vs St. Louis Blues Odds
The St. Louis Blues look to emerge victorious in NHL odds action as the Ducks arrive at Scottrade Center on Saturday.
The Blues are 15-10-2 so far on the season. The Ducks, meanwhile, are 20-3-3. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen St. Louis go 17-7-3 and the Ducks go 11-13-2 on the totals.
The visitors opened as +-121 moneyline underdogs in this one at most online sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including 5Dimes. The total opened at 5.5 for those preferring over under wagers, watch for the line updates during the day at Bovada.
The Blues - Ducks odds would favor the Ducks if the lines were set according to our power ranks. St. Louis is rated No. 7 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Anaheim is at No. 5.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits St. Louis' No. 7-ranked offense, averaging 3.1 goals per game, against a Ducks defense that ranks No. 4 at 2.5 goals allowed. The Blues power play is averaging 24.4% while the Ducks defense kills off 78.3% of their penalties.
The Ducks were a 2-1 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Stars. That made winners of bettors who got Anaheim at +100 on the moneyline, while the total score (3) was good news for UNDER bettors.
In their last action, St. Louis was a 3-0 winner at home against the Coyotes. Bettors on St. Louis at -125 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.
Anaheim Ducks Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing San Jose are 5-5
After playing Dallas are 3-7
After a win are 8-2
St. Louis Blues Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Tampa Bay are 3-7
After playing Phoenix are 7-3
After a win are 5-5
A few Ducks at Blues trends to consider:
Anaheim is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Anaheim's last 8 games when playing on the road against St. Louis
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Anaheim's last 13 games when playing St. Louis
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Anaheim's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of St. Louis' last 8 games when playing at home against Anaheim
The total has gone OVER in 11 of St. Louis' last 13 games when playing Anaheim
The total has gone OVER in 5 of St. Louis' last 6 games
St. Louis is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Anaheim
Anaheim home to San Jose, Monday, March 18
St. Louis at Vancouver, Tuesday, March 19