|NHL Blues vs. Hurricanes Picks & Predictions for January 31, 2013|
|Written by Anthony Rome|
|Friday, 31 January 2014 13:43|
Blues vs. Hurricanes Free Pick
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Blues are -137 money line favorites over the Hurricanes, who are +126 money line underdogs. St. Louis enters play with a 36-11-5 record and is 17-6-3 on the road, while Carolina is 24-20-9 overall and 13-10-5 at home. The total for this game is sitting at 5.5 goals.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Blues opened as -128 money line favorites but their odds have jumped to -137, while the Hurricanes’ odds opened +118 and have climbed to +126. The total for this game is sitting at 5.5 goals.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers that have currently been placed on this game, 77% of bettors favor the Blues. This information is subject to change, however, so click on the link provided for the most updated public betting stats.
NHL FREE PICK: Take St. Louis. According to latest NHL trends, the Blues are 4-0 in their last four games playing on two days rest, 6-1 in their last seven games versus the Metropolitan Division and 5-1 in their last six road games versus a team with a losing home record. They’re also 7-2 in their last nine road games, 47-15 in their last 62 games versus Eastern Conference foes and 7-3 in their last 10 games after allowing two goals or less in their previous contest. On the other side, the Hurricanes are just 2-8 in their last 10 games on Friday, 1-5 in their last six games versus a team with a winning percentage above .600 and 4-13 in their last 17 games following a loss of three or more goals.
FRIDAY NHL FREE PICK: ST. LOUIS BLUES -137