The St. Louis Blues have managed to pay out on the NHL betting lines in four of their last five games against the Tampa Bay Lightning as those two teams meet in a West vs. East NHL odds matchup at the sportsbooks on Thursday night.
St. Louis and Tampa Bay met for the first time this season on February 3, with the Blues pulling out a 2-1 home victory at -149 on the NHL odds in that UNDER result. The UNDER, however, has only paid out three times in the last 10 games between the Blues and the Lightning since 2005.
St. Louis Blues vs Tampa Bay Lightning Opening Odds and Betting Line
The visiting St. Louis Blues opened as 113 moneyline underdogs in this one at most online sportsbooks tracked at Odds – VSB , including 5Dimes. The total opened at 5.5 for those preferring over under betting, watch for the line updates during the day at Bodog.
Computer Prediction: St. Louis Blues vs Tampa Bay Lightning Pick
Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 4.1-3.5 result in favor of the Blues. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.
St. Louis Blues vs Tampa Bay Lightning Odds and Stats.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
This season the Tampa Bay Lightning are 34-16-6 overall while the St. Louis Blues are 35-15-4. As for the totals, Tampa Bay is 31-25 on the OU, and St. Louis is 25-16-13. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Tampa Bay vs St. Louis injuries news.
The NHL Power Rankings at Odds – VSB show the No. 8-rated St. Louis Blues taking on the No. 11-rated Tampa Bay Lightning in this contest.
How St. Louis Blues vs Tampa Bay Lightning Stats Matchup
Offensively, the game matches up the Tampa Bay Lightning No. 1-ranked offense (3.23 goals per game) against a St. Louis Blues defense that ranks No. 5 at 2.46 goals per game allowed. The Lightning powerplay has clicked at a 17.17% rate while the Blues have a 80.59% rate on the penalty kill.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
St. Louis was a 2-1 winner in its last match at home against the Coyotes. They won as -309 favorites, while the total score of 3 made winners of UNDER bettors.
Tampa Bay lost its last outing, a 3-2 result against the Predators on February 10. Bettors who backed the Predators at -148 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
St. Louis Blues vs Tampa Bay Lightning Betting Odds Trends
St. Louis is 13-3 SU in its last 16 games
St. Louis is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of St. Louis’s last 7 games on the road
St. Louis is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Tampa Bay
Tampa Bay is 14-7 SU in its last 21 games
Tampa Bay is 11-1 SU in its last 12 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Tampa Bay’s last 10 games at home
Tampa Bay is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing St. Louis
Next Betting Matchups
St. Louis at Florida, Sunday, February 15th
Tampa Bay at San Jose, Sunday, February 15th