Minnesota Wild vs St. Louis Blues Odds
Minnesota pays a visit to St. Louis on Sunday, hoping to shut down the Blues bats in hockey action at Scottrade Center.
The Wild will try to spoil to the party on Sunday; they are 2-2 this season, while the Blues are 4-1. Minnesota is 2-2 on the totals; St. Louis is 3-2.
The Blues were listed as -157 moneyline favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark, while oddsmakers set the opening total around 5 earlier on Monday.
The Blues sit at No. 6 in the current NHL power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Wild sit at a No. 30 on the same chart.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up St. Louis' No. 4-ranked offense (3.8 goals per game) against a Wild defense that ranks No. 10 at 2.5 goals per game allowed. The Blues powerplay has clicked at a 43.8% rate while the Wild have a 80% rate on the penalty kill.
Minnesota lost its last outing, a 5-3 result against the Red Wings on January 25. Bettors who backed the Red Wings at -115 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (8) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
In their last action, St. Louis was a 4-3 winner on the road against the Stars. Bettors on St. Louis at -160 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.
Minnesota Wild Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Florida are 3-3-2
After playing Detroit are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6
St. Louis Blues Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Tampa Bay are 3-7
After playing Dallas are 3-7
After a win are 6-4
A few Wild at Blues trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 14 of Minnesota's last 20 games when playing on the road against St. Louis
Minnesota is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games when playing St. Louis
Minnesota is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games when playing on the road against St. Louis
Minnesota is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
St. Louis is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
St. Louis is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against Minnesota
The total has gone UNDER in 14 of St. Louis' last 20 games when playing at home against Minnesota
St. Louis is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games at home
Minnesota home to Columbus, Tuesday, January 29
St. Louis at Columbus, Thursday, January 31