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St. Louis Blues take on Red Wings in hockey test

St. Louis BluesDetroit Red Wings
Dec 27, 7:30 PM | Joe Louis Arena

St. Louis Blues vs Detroit Red Wings Odds

21-10-4TEAM RECORD22-12-1

The Detroit Red Wings battle the visiting St. Louis Blues on Tuesday in NHL betting action at Joe Louis Arena.

This season the Red Wings are 22-12-1 overall while the Blues are 21-10-4. As for the totals, Detroit is 16-19 on the OU, and St. Louis is 10-18-7.

View St Louis vs Detroit Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're going with the Red Wings in this one, they're listed as moneyline favorites of -155 on most hockey betting menus for Monday's contest.

Power Rankings:
According to new NHL Power Rankings here, it's the No. 3-ranked Red Wings and the No. 9-rated Blues in this matchup.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Detroit's No. 5-ranked offense (3.3 goals per game) against a Blues defense that ranks No. 3 at 2.2 goals per game allowed. The Red Wings powerplay has clicked at a 20% rate while the Blues have a 82.1% rate on the penalty kill.

Last time out for St. Louis, they were a 5-3 winner as they battled the Stars at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Blues at -190 were rewarded, while the 8 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

In their last action, Detroit was a 4-1 winner on the road against the Predators. Bettors on Detroit at -140 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

St. Louis Blues Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Tampa Bay are 3-7
After playing Dallas are 5-5
After a win are 7-3

Detroit Red Wings Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Edmonton are 8-2
After playing Nashville are 8-2
After a win are 7-3

A few Blues at Red Wings trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 7 of St. Louis' last 8 games when playing on the road against Detroit
The total has gone OVER in 13 of St. Louis' last 16 games when playing Detroit
St. Louis is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games
St. Louis is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Detroit
Detroit is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Detroit's last 8 games when playing at home against St. Louis
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Detroit's last 7 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 13 of Detroit's last 16 games when playing St. Louis

Next up:
St. Louis home to Nashville, Friday, December 30
Detroit at Chicago, Friday, December 30