St. Louis Blues vs Nashville Predators in NHL odds
St. Louis Blues
|25-23-8||February 01, 2014, 08:00 PM | Scottrade Center||36-12-5|
The Nashville Predators will look to grab a road win when they take on the Blues in St. Louis at Scottrade Center on Saturday in hockey odds action.
The Blues currently sport a record of 36-12-5. The Predators are 25-23-8. Betting totals have seen the Blues post a 24-23-6 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Predators have gone 23-23-10 against the number.
View Nashville Predators vs St. Louis Blues Odds and Stats.
Sportsbooks such as Bovada had the Blues as -231 moneyline Favorite 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 NHL Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Blues rated this week at No. 4 and the Predators sitting at No. 17.
Nashville won its last outing, a 3-2 result against the Devils on January 31. Bettors who backed the Predators at -128 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent PUSH bettors to the payout window.
In their last action, St. Louis was a 3-1 loser on the road against the Hurricanes. Bettors on Carolina at +130 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up St. Louis's No. 2-ranked offense (3.42 goals per game) against a Predators defense that ranks No. 22 at 3 goals per game allowed. The Blues powerplay has clicked at a 23.66% rate while the Predators have a 80% rate on the penalty kill.
Nashville at Minnesota, Thursday, February 6th
St. Louis home to Ottawa, Tuesday, February 4th