Blues and Blackhawks meet again
ST. LOUIS, MO (TheSpread) – Two bitter rivals meet on the ice today at 12:30PM ET when the St. Louis Blues host the Chicago Blackhawks.
Chicago is 32-18-2 on the season and 16-11-1 on the road while St. Louis is 34-14-4 overall and 20-4-2 at home. The home team has won nine straight in this series, but the Blackhawks are 5-1 in their last six against St. Louis. These two have pushed or hit the over in five straight meetings. The two teams have met twice this season, with both teams getting a win at home. The Blackhawks have outscored the Blues 6-4 in the two games.
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Blues are the favorite at home, as they are getting odds of -130 to win, while the Blackhawks are getting a money line of +110 to prevail. The over/under total for the contest has been set at 5.5 goals.
Chicago has spent the last six games on the road, going 3-3 on the trip. The Blackhawks have hit the under in four straight games. St. Louis is coming off a 7-1 loss at Columbus on Friday, which snapped a seven-game win streak. The Blues have won four straight home games and have pushed or hit the over in four of their last six games.