St. Louis Blues vs. Nashville Predators
Date and Time: Sunday, February 10, 2019, 12:30 p.m. ET
Location: Bridgestone Arena, Nashville, Tennessee
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Blues vs. Predators TV Coverage: NBC
St. Louis Blues Record and Metrics
The Blues are becoming a hot property at Offshore sportsbooks with seven payouts in their last ten games with just three of those ten games going over the total. St. Louis now stands at 25-22-4-1 with only 22 of their 52 games going over the total. St. Louis ranks 24th in the NHL for goal scoring, 17th for the power play, 12th for goals against, and 20th for penalty killing.
Nashville Predators Record and Metrics
Nashville is also a popular team at Online sportsbooks with five payouts in their last six games. Just one of their last eight games have gone over the total. The Predators now stand at 33-19-3-1 with just 25 of their 56 games going over the total. Nashville has NHL metric rankings of 12th for goal scoring, 31st for the power play, second for goals against, and 12th for the penalty kill.
St. Louis has played their best hockey on the road with nine payouts in their last 13 games on enemy ice. Just one of their last five away games has stayed under the total. Nashville has been a solid betting value at Bridgestone Arena with 13 payouts in their last 20 home games. Just three of the Predators last nine home games have gone over the total.
Head to Head Series
Nashville has ruled the cashier’s cage in their head to head series with St. Louis. In fact, the Predators have gotten the money in eight of their last ten meetings with the Blues. Eight of those ten games also went under the total. And at Bridgestone Arena the Predators have had a stranglehold on this series. St. Louis has lost their last nine consecutive visits to Bridgestone Arena with five of the last six games between these teams at Nashville going under the total.
Blues to Watch
The most important acquisition made by the Blues, perhaps in several years, was center Ryan O’Reilly from the Buffalo Sabres.O’Reilly has 20 goals, 33 assists and a plus 18 to lead the Note. Right wing Vladimir Tarasenko remains a feared sniper with 18 goals. Defenseman Vince Dunn has emerged with six goals, 16 assists and a plus nine.
Predators to Watch
Nashville has been built from the goal out and is celebrated for having one of the best and deepest blue line corps in the game. Defensemen Roman Jose, Mattias Ekholm, Ryan Ellis, and PK Subban are as good of a group as any in the NHL. Right wing Viktor Arvidsson leads the goal scoring for Nashville with 22.
Between the Pipes
The biggest problem the Blues have had over the past several seasons has been reliable goaltending. First year netminder Jordan Binnington has come to the rescue and sparked a St. Louis turnaround that now has them in playoff contention. Binnington has a save percentage of .931 compared to former number one Jake Allen’s .897.
Nashville legend Pekka Rinne has a save percentage of .914 and three shutouts while Juuse Saros has been even better with a .917 save percentage with two shutouts.
Blues vs. Predators Betting Odds Free Picks
Nashville has proven head to head marks that make them the team with the best odds against St. Louis.
Blues vs. Predators Betting Pick: Bet the Nashville Predators
Blues vs. Predators Score Prediction:Predators 4, Blues 1