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Carolina Hurricanes vs St. Louis Blues in NHL Odds

A key battle on the NHL odds menu sees visiting Carolina Hurricanes dueling the St. Louis Blues on Thursday at Scottrade Center.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to side with the St. Louis Blues in this one found them earlier as -155 favorites on the NHL money line at Bet365. Betting the over under total instead? It was hovering near 5 at its open earlier today at BetOnline and may have moved.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 2.8-2.4 victory for the Hurricanes. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Carolina Hurricanes vs St. Louis Blues Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

This season the St. Louis Blues are 20-13-5 overall while the Carolina Hurricanes are 16-14-7. As for the totals, St. Louis is 15-15-8 on the OU, and Carolina is 13-17-7. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and St. Louis vs Carolina injuries news.

According to new NHL Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, it's the No. 18-ranked St. Louis Blues and the No. 9-rated Carolina Hurricanes in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits St. Louis's No. 11-ranked offense, averaging 2.84 goals per game, against a Hurricanes defense that ranks No. 13 at 2.73 goals allowed. The Blues power play is averaging 20.83% while the Hurricanes defense kills off 89.01% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Hurricanes were a 3-1 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Devils. That made winners of bettors who got New Jersey at +162 on the moneyline, while the total score (4) was good news for OVER bettors.

Last time out for St. Louis, they were a 4-1 winner as they battled the Blackhawks at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Blues at -123 were rewarded, while the 5 combined goals moved the game PUSH for totals bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Carolina is 14-7 ATS in its last 21 games
  • Carolina is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Carolina's last 7 games
  • Carolina is 13-2 ATS in its last 15 games on the road
  • St. Louis is 5-12 ATS in its last 17 games
  • St. Louis is 3-8 ATS in its last 11 games at home
  • St. Louis is 13-5 SU in its last 18 games at home
  • St. Louis is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Carolina

Next Betting Matchups

Carolina at Chicago, Friday, January 6th
St. Louis home to Dallas, Saturday, January 7th