Blues vs. Penguins NHL Prediction

Blues vs. Penguins, 1/5/22 NHL Betting Predictions

The Blues are 7-1-1-1 over their last 10 games but are underdogs on Wednesday night in Pittsburgh where they’ll take on the Penguins at 7:30 p.m. ET. Will the Blues pull off the upset or are the Pens the better bet as home chalk?

Game Snapshot

045 St. Louis Blues (+120) at 046 Pittsburgh Penguins (-141); o/u 6

7:30 p.m. ET, Wednesday, January 5, 2022

St. Louis Blues DFS Spin

Brayden Schenn (upper body) has been activated from injured reserve. Schenn has been sidelined since Dec. 12 due to an upper-body injury, but he is ready to return to the lineup. St. Louis is scheduled to visit the Pittsburgh Penguins on Wednesday night. Schenn has four goals, 10 points, 29 shots and 26 hits in 19 games this year. Feel free to get him back into your lineup.

Pittsburgh Penguins DFS Spin

Evan Rodrigues scored a hat trick in Sunday's 8-5 win over San Jose. Rodrigues got his first NHL hat trick after scoring twice in the first period and getting a power-play marker in the third. Bryan Rust, who finished the match with five points, also had a hat trick for Pittsburgh in the contest. Rodrigues has been a pleasant surprise for the Penguins this season, while generating 13 goals and 26 points in 31 contests.

Blues vs. Penguins Betting Prediction

The road team is 6-2 in the last eight meetings between these two teams and the Blues are 6-2 in their last eight games in Pittsburgh. The Blues are also 4-1 in their last five games overall, are 4-1 in their last five games as an underdog and are 7-2 in their last nine games when facing an opponent with a winning record. On the other side, the Penguins are 1-4 in their last five games after allowing five goals or more in their previous contest.

NHL BETTING PREDICTION: ST. LOUIS BLUES +120

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