Golden Knights vs. Blues NHL Prediction
The St. Louis Blues are in the midst of a 2-7-1-0 run over their last 10 games and now face one of the best in their division on Monday night when they host the Vegas Golden Knights at 8:00 p.m. ET. Will the Knights cash as a road favorite?
045 Vegas Golden Knights (-135) at 046 St. Louis Blues (+115); o/u 5.5
8:00 p.m. ET, Monday, April 5, 2021
Venue: Enterprise Center, St. Louis, MO
Vegas Golden Knights DFS Spin
Marc-Andre Fleury made 25 saves during Saturday's 2-1 loss to the Minnesota Wild. Fleury allowed two goals on 27 shots and finished the night with a .926 save percentage. He had a great start to this game, keeping the Wild off the scoreboard for the first two periods. However, in the third he gave up two goals within one minute and that sealed a loss for Vegas. This loss brings Fleury's record down to 17-9-0. He has now picked up losses in back-to-back games.
St. Louis Blues DFS Spin
Ryan O'Reilly scored a goal during Saturday's 2-1 loss to the Colorado Avalanche. O'Reilly was the only Blues player to crack to scoreboard in this matchup, as he picked up a goal 18:04 into the first to tie the game 1-1. The 30-year-old now has three goals in his past four games. The goal from his performance in this game brings his season total up to 13. Those goals combined with his 21 assists puts him at 34 points on the year. O'Reilly has the second-most points, goals, and assists on the Blues roster.
Golden Knights vs. Blues Prediction
On top of the road team winning four of the last five meetings between these two teams, the Golden Knights are also 6-1 in their last seven games against the Blues and the favorite has cashed in eight of the last nine meetings. The Blues are also 4-18 in their last 22 home games and have not won a single game over their last six contests. They’re also 0-6 in their last six tries as an underdog.
NHL BETTING PREDICTION: VEGAS GOLDEN KNIGHTS -135