Flyers vs. Blues Wednesday Prediction
The Stanley Cup champion Blues will shoot for their 10th consecutive home victory, which would set a new franchise record when they host the Flyers tonight at 8:00 p.m. ET. Is St. Louis a safe play on the puckline for bettors?
025 Philadelphia Flyers (+166) at 026 St. Louis Blues (-186); o/u 6
8:00 p.m. ET, Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Enterprise Center, St. Louis, MO
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Public Betting Information
Our NHL Public Betting Information page shows that 77% of the betting tickets wagered at online sportsbooks are on the Blues to win on the money line.
Philadelphia Flyers Fantasy Spin
Brian Elliott will be in net for Wednesday's match against St. Louis. Elliott was already scheduled to play against the Blues before Carter Hart was injured during Tuesday's practice. Hart will miss two-to-three weeks with an abdominal strain and Alex Lyon has been called up from the minors to serve as the backup. Elliott has a 9-5-3 record this season with a 3.16 GAA and .896 save percentage in 21 appearances.
St. Louis Blues Fantasy Spin
Jordan Binnington will be in goal for Wednesday's game against Philadelphia. Binnington has won his past three starts, including a 5-2 victory versus the New York Rangers this past Saturday in his last outing. He has a 22-7-4 record this season with a 2.47 goals-against average and .917 save percentage.
The Flyers are 2-5 in their last seven games overall and 2-8 in their last 10 contests versus Western Conference opponents.
The Blues have won four straight over and 37 of 53 at home. They’re also 35-16 in their last 51 games as a home favorite
These two teams met last season and the Blues were 2-0-0 in those two games, outscoring the Flyers 10-3 in those contests. The Blues are also 6-2-0 in their last eight games versus the Flyers at Enterprise Center and are 5-for-12 on the power play in their last four games versus Philadelphia in St. Louis. Speaking of the power play, the Blues have scored at least one power play goal in 10 of their last 13 games, going 13 for 34 on the power play since December 16. That leads the NHL. The Flyers, meanwhile, have struggled on the road, while the Blues have been dominate at home, winning nine straight in St. Louis and 17 overall, which ties the Penguins for most in the NHL.
Wednesday NHL Prediction: St. Louis Blues -1.5 (+140)