Wednesday NHL Free Pick
(The Spread) – For today’s NHL pick, we take a look at a matchup between two teams that have racked up plenty of goals against each other this season.
Oddsmakers from online sports book SBGGLOBAL.com have made the Ducks –147 money line favorites over the Blues on Wednesday. The over/under total for this game is currently sitting at 5.5 goals.
The Blues enter Wednesday night’s game with a 31-29-4-5 record, which includes an 11-17-3-2 mark on the road. The Blues’ over/under record this year is 34-34 according to latest NHL trends, but the under is 18-15 when they play on the road.
The Ducks come into tonight’s game sporting a 37-27-3-2 record overall, which includes a 21-12-1-1 mark at home. The under is 36-31 in all Anaheim games this season, which includes a record of 18-15 when the Ducks play at home.
NHL Free Pick: Take the over. The Blues beat the Ducks 5-1 at home in October and 9-3 in mid-February. The Ducks returned the favor by blasting St. Louis 7-4 in Anaheim on January 12. Corey Perry has collected five goals and two assists in his last three games, while Andy McDonald has recorded nine goals and 13 assists in his last 20 games. Thus, you have a couple of hot shooters squaring off tonight between two teams that in the last six meetings the over is 6-0. The over is also 5-1 in the last six meetings between these two teams when the game is played in Anaheim and 4-1 in the Ducks’ last five games overall.
NHL WEDNESDAY FREE PICK: BLUES/DUCKS OVER 5.5