|NHL Blues vs. Wild Picks & Predictions for March 9, 2014|
|Written by Anthony Rome|
|Sunday, 09 March 2014 14:00|
Blues vs. Wild Free Pick
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Blues are -115 money line favorites over the Wild, who are +106. St. Louis is 43-14-6 overall and 20-9-3 on the road, while Minnesota is 34-22-7 on the year and 22-7-2 at home. The total, meanwhile, is currently sitting at 5 goals.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Blues opened as -114 money line favorites but their odds have climbed slightly to -115, while the Wild's odds have gone from +105 up to +106. The total, meanwhile, has stayed at 5 after opening at that same number.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers that have currently been placed on this game, 69% 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 Minnesota. According to latest NHL trends, the home team is 14-6 in the last 20 meetings between these two teams while the Blues are just 6-13 in their last 19 games in Minnesota and 2-5 in their last seven games playing on zero days rest. The Wild are also 5-1 in their last six games overall, 4-1 in their last five Western Conference games and 22-7 in their last 29 home games. The Blues have struggled in the second game of a back-to-back all season, which makes Minnesota a nice value bet tonight.
SUNDAY NHL FREE PICK: MINNESOTA WILD +106