St. Louis Blues take on Canucks in hockey test
St. Louis Blues vs Vancouver Canucks Odds
St. Louis pays a visit to Vancouver on Tuesday, hoping to shut down the Canucks bats in hockey action at Rogers Arena.
Vancouver will face the 16-10-2 Blues. In totals betting, the Canucks are 13-12-3 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Blues are 17-8-3 favoring the OVER.
Sportsbooks such as Bovada had the Canucks as -126 moneyline favorites in this particular NHL matchup earlier. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 5.5 before betting started to move the line at 5Dimes.
The Canucks sit at No. 16 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 Vancouver's No. 13-ranked offense (2.8 goals per game) against a Blues defense that ranks No. 17 at 2.9 goals per game allowed. The Canucks powerplay has clicked at a 14% rate while the Blues have a 81.2% rate on the penalty kill.
The Blues were a 2-1 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Ducks. That made winners of bettors who got St. Louis at -132 on the moneyline, while the total score (3) was good news for UNDER bettors.
Vancouver was a 3-1 loser in its last match at home against the Wild. They lost as -149 favorites, while the total score of 4 made winners of UNDER bettors.
St. Louis Blues Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Tampa Bay are 3-7
After playing Anaheim are 5-5
After a win are 5-5
Vancouver Canucks Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 3-7
Before playing San Jose are 6-4
After playing Minnesota are 5-5
After a loss are 3-7
A few Blues at Canucks trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of St. Louis' last 10 games when playing on the road against Vancouver
St. Louis is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of St. Louis' last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of St. Louis' last 10 games when playing Vancouver
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Vancouver's last 10 games when playing at home against St. Louis
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Vancouver's last 10 games when playing St. Louis
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Vancouver's last 8 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Vancouver's last 16 games
St. Louis at Edmonton, Saturday, March 23
Vancouver at Phoenix, Thursday, March 21