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St. Louis Blues Host Minnesota Wild in NHL Betting Action

The St. Louis Blues battle the visiting Minnesota Wild on Thursday in NHL betting odds action at Scottrade Center.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to side with the St. Louis Blues in this one found them earlier as -137 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.

A 2.8-2.6 result in favor of the Blues is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Minnesota Wild vs St. Louis Blues Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

This season the St. Louis Blues are 23-12-4 overall while the Minnesota Wild are 19-10-6. As for the totals, St. Louis is 13-21-5 on the OU, and Minnesota is 12-16-7. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and St. Louis vs Minnesota injuries news.

The NHL Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the No. 18-rated Minnesota Wild taking on the No. 5-rated St. Louis Blues in this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the St. Louis Blues No. 22-ranked offense (2.54 goals per game) against a Minnesota Wild defense that ranks No. 6 at 2.4 goals per game allowed. The Blues powerplay has clicked at a 20.37% rate while the Wild have a 77.65% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Minnesota won its last outing, a 3-1 result against the Red Wings on December 28. Bettors who backed the Wild at -140 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

St. Louis was a 4-3 winner in its last match at home against the Predators. They won as favorites, while the total score of 7 made winners of OVER bettors.

Betting Trends
  • The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Minnesota's last 13 games
  • Minnesota is 3-10 SU in its last 13 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games on the road
  • Minnesota is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing St. Louis
  • St. Louis is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
  • St. Louis is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of St. Louis's last 6 games at home
  • St. Louis is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Minnesota

Next Betting Matchups

Minnesota at Tampa Bay, Saturday, January 2nd
St. Louis at Toronto, Saturday, January 2nd