Rangers vs. Blues Free Pick
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Blues are -195 money line favorites over the Rangers, who are +179 on the ML. The over/under total is currently sitting at 5 goals for tonight's game.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Blues opened as -190 money line favorites but their odds have jumped to -195, while the Rangers' odds have gone from +174 up to +179. New York enters play with a 1-3-0 record and is 1-3-0 on the road, while St. Louis is 3-0-0 overall and 3-0-0 at home to start the season.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers that have currently been placed on this game, 86% 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 Rangers are just 2-5-1 in their last eight trips to St. Louis and 1-5 in their last six games overall versus the Blues. They're also 1-4 in their last five games overall, 1-6 in their last seven road games and 1-6 in their last seven games versus a team with a winning record. The Blues are hot right now, winning 17 of their last 24 overall and 16 of their last 21 following a win. They're getting goal contributions from multiple different players and their lines are as deep as any team in the NHL. They already play great defense, even if they can continue to get the offense then this team will be hard to beat all season.
2013 NHL FREE PICK: ST. LOUIS BLUES -195