Blues vs. Red Wings Prediction
Following an impressive win over the Golden Knights on Monday night, will the Blues carry that momentum into their matchup on Wednesday in Detroit when they take on the Red Wings at 7:30 p.m. ET?
031 St. Louis Blues (-135) at 032 Detroit Red Wings (+115); o/u 5.5
7:30 p.m. ET, Wednesday, November 23, 2021
St. Louis Blues DFS Spin
Jordan Binnington turned aside 32-of-34 shots in Monday’s 5-2 win over the Vegas Golden Knights. It looked like Binnington was in for a rough night after he allowed two goals in the first 6:50 of the game however he settled in nicely after that. The 28-year-old made some massive saves in the third period keep the Knights’ hopes of a comeback at bay. Binnington snapped a four-game personal losing streak and owns a 7-5-2 record with a 2.79 goals-against average and a .914 save percentage.
Detroit Red Wings DFS Spin
Alex Nedeljkovic allowed two goals on 29 shots in Saturday's 2-1 overtime loss to the Arizona Coyotes. Nedeljkovic played a stellar goalie on Saturday evening, allowing just a third-period goal to Ryan Dzingel in regulation. Context matters, though, and the context on this one was that it tied the game, setting the stage for Clayton Keller's game-winner just after the start of overtime. Through 12 starts, Nedeljkovic is now the owner of a respectable 2.41 GAA and .913 save percentage. The Red Wings will match up with the Blues on Wednesday, after they have had a chance to lick their wounds from Saturday's rough loss.
Blues vs. Red Wings Betting Prediction
The road team has cashed in 12 of the previous 16 meetings between these two teams, while the Blues are 4-1 in their last five games in Detroit and 5-1 in their last six games versus the Red Wings overall. The Blues are also 9-4 in their last 13 games as a favorite and 4-1 in their last five games after scoring five goals or more in their previous contest. The Red Wings, meanwhile, are just 38-100 in their last 138 games as an underdog.
NHL BETTING PREDICTION: ST. LOUIS BLUES -135