Blackhawks vs. Blues Pick

NHL Predictions: Chicago Blackhawks vs. St. Louis Blues 10/18/17

Will the St. Louis Blues be able to hold off one of their biggest rivals at home when they face the Chicago Blackhawks tonight at 8PM ET?

According to oddsmakers at, St. Louis is favored at home, as the Blues are getting odds of -120 to win. Chicago is listed with a money line of +100 to prevail. The over/under total for the game has been set at 5.5 goals. Chicago has won three of the last four meetings in this series. Tonight’s game takes place from the Scottrade Center in St. Louis, Missouri.

Chicago is coming off a 2-1 OT win over Nashville four days ago to improve to 4-1-1 on the season. The Blackhawks are putting up 4.17 goals per game while giving up only 2.17 per contest. Brandon Saad is leading the team with six goals and two assists while Patrick Kane and Ryan Hartman each have two goals and six assists. Corey Crawford has a 1.39 GAA in net for Chicago with a .960 save percentage.

The Blues are coming off a 2-1 loss at Tampa four days ago to fall to 4-2 on the season. St. Louis has lost two straight, but the Blues are 1-0 at home. St. Louis is averaging just 2.83 goals per game while allowing 2.67 per contest. Alex Pietrangelo and Jaden Schwartz are leading the team with two goals and six assists each while Vladimir Tarasenko has four goals. Jake Allen has a 2.96 GAA in net while posting a .917 save percentage.

Bet on Blackhawks vs. Blues

The Blackhawks are struggling on the road in recent history. They are just 1-6 in their last seven on the road and 2-5 in their last seven with extended rest. The Blues are 10-4 in their last 14 home games and 11-3 in their last 14 after scoring two goals or less in their previous game. The public likes the Blackhawks on the road, but I think St. Louis will come through at home.


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