Wild vs. Blues Pick
The Minnesota Wild and St. Louis Blues are accustomed to scoring a lot against one another. Will they struggle again when they meet tonight at 8PM ET?
St. Louis is 29-17-8 overall, 16-9-3 at home and 29-18 with the under. Minnesota is 23-19-9 overall, 9-11-6 on the road and 26-17 with the under. Minnesota has won four of its last five against the Blues and the two have pushed or hit the under in seven of their last eight meetings.
According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, St. Louis is favored at home tonight, as the Blues are getting odds of -140 to win, while the Wild have a money line of +130 to prevail. The over/under total for the contest has been set at 5 goals.
Minnesota has gone under in 26 of 43 games. They've faced St. Louis twice this year and in their last matchup on Dec. 31, the Wild won 3-1, while other two games were pushes (3-2 games). The Blues have struggled to score lately as they've gone under in five straight games. They've scored just three goals combined in the last four games. They are 25-10-4 the last 39 when their opponent scores 2 goals or less in their previous game.
SATURDAY’S NHL FREE PICK: WILD/BLUES UNDER 5