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Nobody Better At Home Than Blackhawks

Teams travelling to the United Center this season have had their work cut out for them as the Chicago Blackhawks are a league best 20-5-1 on home ice. The ‘Hawks are a perfect 6-0-0 at home in the month of January while outscoring opponents 23-9 in that span. The Blackhakws will try and cap off a flawless month at home Sunday when they play host to the St. Louis Blues.

Shark Bites
  • The Blues are 4-14 in their last 18 games in Chicago.
  • The OVER is 11-5 in the Blackhawks past 16 games at home..
  • The Blackhawks are expecting to start Corey Crawford (2.13 GAA, .931 SV%) in net.

After winning a franchise record 12 consecutive games, the Blackhawks have dropped their past two games by a score of 6-1. Their 4-0 loss to the Florida Panthers in their last game was the first time Chicago has been shutout since December 22.

Sniper Vladimir Tarasenko has excelled against the ‘Hawks as the 24-year old has three goals and one assist in two games against Chicago this season. Brian Elliott, who is expected to start Sunday, is 5-1-1 with a 1.86 goals against average and a .944 save percentage since Jake Allen was injured earlier this month. 

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to side with the Chicago Blackhawks in this one found them earlier as -160 favorites on the NHL money line at Bet365. Betting the over under total instead? It was hovering near 5 at its open earlier today at BetOnline and may have moved.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 2.9-2.7 win for the Blues on Sunday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

St. Louis Blues vs Chicago Blackhawks Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

32-15-4 Chicago battles the Blues, currently with a 28-15-8 mark. The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 16-25-10 for the Blackhawks and 18-26-7 for the Blues. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Chicago vs St. Louis injuries news.

It's an NHL hockey betting matchup between the No. 5-rated Chicago Blackhawks and the No. 7-ranked St. Louis Blues, according to the latest NHL power poll here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Chicago Blackhawks No. 6-ranked offense (2.84 goals per game) against a St. Louis Blues defense that ranks No. 9 at 2.47 goals per game allowed. The Blackhawks powerplay has clicked at a 22.45% rate while the Blues have a 85.71% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

St. Louis was a 2-1 loser in its last match on the road against the Avalanche. They lost as -120 underdogs, while the total score of 3 made winners of UNDER bettors.

Chicago was a 4-0 loser in its last match on the road against the Panthers. They lost as -102 underdogs, while the total score of 4 made winners of UNDER bettors.

Betting Trends
  • St. Louis is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
  • St. Louis is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games on the road
  • St. Louis is 4-14 SU in its last 18 games when playing on the road against Chicago
  • Chicago is 12-2 SU in its last 14 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chicago's last 6 games
  • Chicago is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Chicago's last 16 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

St. Louis at Nashville, Tuesday, February 2nd
Chicago at Carolina, Tuesday, January 26th

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