Blues vs. Predators Pick
Who Oddsmakers Like: Nashville. According to oddsmakers at YouWager, the Predators are listed as a -150 favorite to win on the moneyline. The Blues are a +130 underdog, while the total sits at 5.5 goals.
Who the Public Likes: Nashville. As of Tuesday afternoon, 64 percent of public bets have sided with the Predators. Online wager info also shows 60 percent of bets coming in on the under.
Who We Like: Nashville won the first two meetings, both in St. Louis, by scores of 2-0 on Nov. 24 and 2-1 on Dec. 27. The Predators are 7-3 in the last 10 meetings and the under has gone 7-1-2. St. Louis lost 4-1 at home to the Penguins its last game to end a two-game win streak. The Blues are 6-4 in their last 10 games, while the under has gone 6-4.
While Nashville has had the Blues' number this season, there is no reason why St. Louis can't get one back here. The Blues have a talented roster, a strong defense and a red-hot goaltender in Carter Hutton. The price here is great for a shot at making money on an underdog. Go with the Blues.
NHL DAILY PREDICTION: ST. LOUS BLUES +130