The UNDER is on a 3-0 run in games between the Detroit Red Wings and the St. Louis Blues as those two former division rivals hit the ice together in NHL betting action at the online sportsbooks on Thursday night.
The Blues and Red Wings last met last April, with Detroit pulling out a 3-0 road win as underdogs on the NHL odds. Overall the Red Wings are 6-4 in their last 10 games against the Blues dating back to 2011, with the OVER/UNDER going 4-5-1 for totals bettors in those contests.
Detroit Red Wings vs St. Louis Blues Opening Odds and Betting Line
The visiting Detroit Red Wings opened as 149 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: Detroit Red Wings vs St. Louis Blues Pick
Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 3.9-3 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.
Detroit Red Wings vs St. Louis Blues Odds and Stats.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The Detroit Red Wings will look to vanquish their hosts on Thursday, as they are 23-11-9 this season, while the Blues are 27-13-3. Detroit is 17-20-6 against the total, while St. Louis is 21-10-12 versus the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and St. Louis vs Detroit injuries news.
According to new NHL Power Rankings here at Odds – VSB
, it’s the No. 2-ranked St. Louis Blues and the No. 5-rated Detroit Red Wings in this matchup.
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How Detroit Red Wings vs St. Louis Blues Stats Matchup
Offensively, the game matches up the St. Louis Blues No. 1-ranked offense (3.26 goals per game) against a Detroit Red Wings defense that ranks No. 7 at 2.49 goals per game allowed. The Blues powerplay has clicked at a 25.5% rate while the Red Wings have a 86.49% rate on the penalty kill.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
The Red Wings were a 3-1 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Sabres. That made winners of bettors who got Detroit at -210 on the moneyline, while the total score (4) was good news for OVER bettors.
St. Louis won its last outing, a 4-2 result against the Oilers on January 13. Bettors who backed the Blues at -280 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (6) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
Detroit Red Wings vs St. Louis Blues Betting Odds Trends
Detroit is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Detroit’s last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit’s last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Detroit’s last 13 games when playing on the road against St. Louis
St. Louis is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of St. Louis’s last 5 games
St. Louis is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 8 of St. Louis’s last 9 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
Detroit home to Nashville, Saturday, January 17th
St. Louis home to Toronto, Saturday, January 17th