Blues vs. Lightning Free Pick
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Blues are -125 money line favorites over the Lightning, who are +115 on the ML for tonight's game. The over/under total is sitting at 5.5 goals, as St. Louis enters play with an 8-1-2 record and Tampa Bay is 9-4-0 this season.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Blues opened as -122 money line favorites but their odds have been bet up to -125, while the Lightning's odds have gone from +113 up to +115. The total, meanwhile, has stayed at 5.5.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers that have currently been placed on this game, 66% 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 22-5 in their last 27 Saturday games, 8-3 in their last 11 games overall and 18-5 in their last 23 games versus the Atlantic. They're also 19-7 in their last 26 games following a win, 36-15 in their last 51 games versus Eastern Conference opponents, and posses one of the hottest players in the league right now in Alexander Steen. On the other side, the Lightning are just 1-4 in their last five games when playing with no rest and are 2-9 in their last 11 games versus a team with a win percentage above .600.
2013 NHL FREE PICK: ST. LOUIS BLUES -125