Lightning vs. Blues NHL Free Pick
ST. LOUIS, MO (The Spread) – Will it be another high-scoring affair when the Lightning and Blues meet tonight at 8:00PM ET?
ODDS: Oddsmakers have installed the Blues as –123 money line favorites over the Lightning, while the over/under total for this game is currently sitting at 5.5 goals. Tampa Bay enters the game with an 8-5-2 record overall and a 3-4-2 mark on the road, while St. Louis is 7-7-1 overall and 4-1-1 at home.
LINE MOVEMENT: Depending on what book you use the Blues are –123 to –130 on the money line. The over/under total has stayed steady at 5.5 goals and there’s a very low probability that it’ll dip to 5 before face off tonight.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the 700-plus wagers placed on tonight’s game, 52% of NHL public bettors currently favor the Lightning. This information is subject to change, however, so make sure you click on the link provided for the most up-to-date public betting numbers.
NHL FREE PICK: Take the over. According to latest NHL trends, the over is 4-0 in the last four meetings between these two teams in St. Louis and 6-0 in the last six meetings overall. The over is also 4-0 in the Lightning’s last four road games and 8-2 in the Blues’ last 10 Saturday games. Look for rookie Brett Connolly to continue his recent success for Tampa Bay in a game that should offer plenty of scoring.
SATURDAY NHL FREE PICK: LIGHTNING/BLUES OVER 5.5Want More From TheSpread.com? Follow us on Twitter and Facebook or Subscribe to Our News Feeds!