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If familiarity breeds contempt, there should be animosity aplenty on Tuesday when the Nashville Predators and the St. Louis Blues meet at Scottrade Center.

Nashville was a 2-1 winner in its last match on the road against the Sharks. They won as +172 underdogs, while the total score of 3 made winners of UNDER bettors.

The Blues were a 5-3 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Red Wings. That made winners of bettors who got Detroit at +102 on the moneyline, while the total score (8) was good news for OVER bettors.

St. Louis:
Team record: 6-2-0 SU, ATS

The total has gone UNDER in 7 of last 8 games when playing at home against Nashville
is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Nashville
The total has gone UNDER in 17 of last 22 games when playing Nashville

When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Tampa Bay are 3-7
After playing Detroit are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6

Nashville:
Team record: 3-2-3 SU, ATS
Current streak: won 2 straight games.

The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of last 8 games when playing on the road against St. Louis
The total has gone UNDER in 17 of last 22 games when playing St. Louis

When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Minnesota are 3-7
After playing San Jose are 7-3
After a win are 6-4

Next up:
Nashville home to Los Angeles, Thursday, February 7
St. Louis home to Detroit, Thursday, February 7