Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins will try to pay out against the St. Louis Blues on the NHL betting lines for the second time this season as those two teams meet in hockey odds action at the sportsbooks on Tuesday.
Pittsburgh defeated St. Louis 4-2 as road underdogs on the NHL odds in their first meeting of the season on February 21, but that improved them to just 2-4 in their last six games against the Blues dating back to 2010. The OVER has paid out just twice in the last 10 games between the teams.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The Pittsburgh Penguins sport a record of 40-22-10 heading into this matchup, while the St. Louis Blues sit at 45-21-7 on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 28-41-3 for the Penguins and 33-27-13 for the Blues. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Pittsburgh vs St. Louis injuries news.
The NHL Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Pittsburgh Penguins rated this week at No. 21 and the St. Louis Blues sitting at No. 14.
How St. Louis Blues vs Pittsburgh Penguins Stats Matchup
Offensively, the game matches up the Pittsburgh Penguins No. 16-ranked offense (2.78 goals per game) against a St. Louis Blues defense that ranks No. 6 at 2.47 goals per game allowed. The Penguins powerplay has clicked at a 19.74% rate while the Blues have a 82.76% rate on the penalty kill.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Last time out for St. Louis, they were a 2-1 loser as they battled the Red Wings on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Red Wings at -130 were rewarded, while the 3 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
Pittsburgh won its last outing, a 3-1 result against the Coyotes on March 21. Bettors who backed the Penguins at -225 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
St. Louis Blues vs Pittsburgh Penguins Betting Odds Trends
St. Louis is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of St. Louis’s last 7 games
St. Louis is 12-6 SU in its last 18 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of St. Louis’s last 5 games on the road
Pittsburgh is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Pittsburgh’s last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Pittsburgh’s last 5 games at home
Pittsburgh is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing St. Louis
Next Betting Matchups
St. Louis home to Columbus, Saturday, March 28th
Pittsburgh at Carolina, Thursday, March 26th