Sharks vs. Blues Game 5 Pick
Which team will take a key 3-2 lead in the Western Conference Finals tonight as the St. Louis Blues host the San Jose Sharks at 8PM ET?
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, St. Louis is a slight home favorite today, as the Blues are getting odds of -115 to win, while the Sharks are getting a money line of +105 on the road. The over/under total for the game has been listed at 5 goals. This series is tied up at 2-2.
San Jose is 56-33-9 on the season, 32-12-5 on the road and 49-38 with the over. St. Louis is 59-30-11 overall, 28-16-6 at home and 45-39 with the under. The Blues were able to even up this series on Saturday with a 6-3 win at home. Each team has picked up one win at home and on the road in this series. These two have hit the under in four of their last five meetings as well.
San Jose gave up six goals in the last game. Expect goaltender Martin Jones to rebound from a poor performance. The Sharks are the league's best road team with an outstanding power play. The Blues could also be without top scorers David Backes and Robby Fabbri due to injuries.
NHL STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS FREE PICK: SAN JOSE SHARKS +105