English
Menu

OddsShark Top Sportsbooks

Hot Blues Visit Canucks as Underdogs

The Vancouver Canucks look to cool off the hot St. Louis Blues in NHL wagering action at Rogers Arena on Thursday.

The Blues moved into first place in the Central ahead of Detroit this week and come off a road win at Edmonton last night. They are a very tempting +165 moneyline underdog at most sportsbooks.

This season the Canucks are 40-16-8 overall while the Blues are 40-17-7. As for the totals, Vancouver is 29-28-7 on the OU, and St. Louis is 16-34-14.

View St Louis vs Vancouver Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Blues were listed as +165 underdogs on the hockey moneyline at sportsbooks such as Bet365. The total was set at 5 before betting started earlier on Monday.

Power Rankings:
The Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings have the Canucks at No. 3 and the Blues at No. 8 heading into this contest.

ADVERTISEMENT:

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Vancouver's No. 4-ranked offense (3.2 goals per game) against a Blues defense that ranks No. 1 at 2 goals per game allowed. The Canucks powerplay has clicked at a 21.6% rate while the Blues have a 82.7% rate on the penalty kill.

St. Louis won its last outing, a 5-2 result against the Oilers on February 29. Bettors who backed the Blues at -133 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

Vancouver lost its last outing, a 2-1 result against the Coyotes on February 28. Bettors who backed the Coyotes at +120 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

St. Louis Blues Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 2-8
Before playing Tampa Bay are 3-7
After playing Edmonton are 7-3
After a win are 7-3

Vancouver Canucks Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 8-2
Before playing San Jose are 7-3
After playing Phoenix are 8-2
After a loss are 7-3

 

A few Blues at Canucks trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of St. Louis' last 5 games when playing on the road against Vancouver
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of St. Louis' last 8 games when playing Vancouver
St. Louis is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
St. Louis is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Vancouver's last 5 games when playing at home against St. Louis
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Vancouver's last 8 games when playing St. Louis
Vancouver is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
Vancouver is 12-5 SU in its last 17 games

Next up:
St. Louis at San Jose, Saturday, March 3
Vancouver home to Buffalo, Saturday, March 3

Comments