|NHL Oilers vs. Blues Picks & Predictions for Friday, March 1, 2013|
|Written by Anthony Rome|
|Friday, 01 March 2013 15:00|
Oilers vs. Blues Free Pick
LINE MOVEMENT: The Blues opened as -175 money line favorites but their odds have dropped to -164. As for the Oilers, they opened as +161 money line favorites but their odds have dropped to +151.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers that have currently been placed on this game, 68% 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 the under. According to latest NHL trends, the under is 4-0 in the Blues' last four games overall, 3-0-1 in their last four home games and 10-2-3 in their last 15 games playing on no days of rest. The under is also 6-0-1 in the Oilers' last seven Friday games, 6-1 in their last seven road games and 24-6-4 in their last 34 games overall. St. Louis is coming off a shutout loss to Chicago on Thursday night and struggled without injured forwards Vladimir Tarasenko, Alex Steen and Andy McDonald. Look for their offensive issues to continue tonight and for the over/under to fall under the total.
FRIDAY NHL FREE PICK: OILERS/BLUES UNDER 5