St. Louis Blues battle vs New York Rangers highlights NHL odds menu
New York Rangers
St. Louis Blues
|1-3-0||October 12, 2013, 08:00 PM | Scottrade Center||3-0-0|
NHL wagering interest swings to the St. Louis vs New York battle on Saturday at Scottrade Center as the Blues try to defend home turf and reward moneyline bettors.
Supporters of the Rangers have seen them go 1-3-0 so far this season, while the Blues are at 3-0-0. In totals betting, the Blues are 2-1, while the Rangers are 2-1-1.
View New York Rangers vs St. Louis Blues Odds and Stats.
If you're going with the Blues in this one, they were listed as moneyline Favorite of -186 on most hockey betting menus early today for Saturday's contest. The over-under was at 5 earlier at BetOnline.
According to new NHL Power Rankings here, it's the No. 12-ranked Blues and the No. 3-rated Rangers in this matchup.
New York was a 6-0 loser in its last match on the road against the Ducks. They lost as +120 underdogs, while the total score of 6 made winners of OVER bettors.
The Blues were a 3-2 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Blackhawks. That made winners of bettors who got St. Louis at -117 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up St. Louis's No. 2-ranked offense (4.67 goals per game) against a Rangers defense that ranks No. 30 at 5 goals per game allowed. The Blues powerplay has clicked at a 40% rate while the Rangers have a 78.57% rate on the penalty kill.
New York at Washington, Wednesday, October 16th
St. Louis at San Jose, Tuesday, October 15th