Sharks vs. Blues Free Pick
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Blues are -123 money line favorites over the Sharks, who are +114 on the ML. The total, meanwhile, is currently sitting at 5.5 goals despite the goalie matchup being fantastic.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Blues opened as -125 money line favorites but their odds dropped to -123, while the Sharks’ opened as +115 money line underdogs and their odds dipped to +114.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers that have currently been placed on this game, 52% of bettors favor the Sharks. 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 14-3-1 in the last 18 meetings between these two teams in St. Louis and 7-3-1 in the last 11 meetings overall. The under is also 6-1-1 in the Blues’ last eight games versus Pacific opponents and 21-5-4 in the Blues’ last 30 games versus Western Conference opponents. On the other side, the under is also 8-1-1 in the Sharks’ last 10 games overall, 6-0 in their last six games versus a team with a winning record, and 7-0-1 in their last eight games versus Western Conference opponents. With Jaroslav Halak set to face Antti Niemi in the goalie matchup, look for the under to hit.
TUESDAY NHL FREE PICK: SHARKS/BLUES UNDER 5.5