Blues vs. Jets - 2/9/16 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Winnipeg Jets (23-26-3) at St. Louis Blues (30-17-8)
NHL Hockey: Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at 8:00 pm (Scottrade Center)
The Line: St. Louis Blues -160 / Winnipeg Jets +144 --- Over/Under: 5 See the Latest Odds
The Winnipeg Jets and St. Louis Blues meet Tuesday night at the Scottrade Center.
The Winnipeg Jets could use a win after losing eight of their last 12 games. The Winnipeg Jets are averaging 2.6 goals per game and are scoring on 17.1 percent of their power plays. Drew Stafford leads Winnipeg with 16 goals, Bryan Little has 23 assists and Dustin Byfuglien has 163 shots on goal. Defensively, the Winnipeg Jets are allowing 2.9 goals per game and are killing 77 percent of their power play chances. Connor Hellebuyck has allowed 52 goals on 650 shots faced and Michael Hutchinson has given up 45 goals on 484 shots. Hellebuyck has allowed nine goals in his last three games.
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The St. Louis Blues look to keep rolling after winning seven of their last 11 games. The St. Louis Blues are averaging 2.4 goals per game and are scoring on 20.1 percent of their power plays. Vladimir Tarasenko leads St. Louis with 26 goals, Alexander Steen has 28 assists and David Backes has 102 shots on goal. Defensively, the St. Louis Blues are allowing 2.3 goals per game and are killing 85.8 percent of their power play chances. Jake Allen has allowed 68 goals on 896 shots faced and Brian Elliott has given up 51 goals on 727 shots. Elliott has allowed four goals in his last three games.
The Jets are 6-13 in their last 19 vs. Western Conference and 5-14 in their last 19 road games. The Blues are 37-17 in their last 54 games playing on 2 days rest and 6-0 in their last 6 Tuesday games. The Jets are 1-6 in the last 7 meetings in St. Louis and 3-13 in the last 16 meetings overall.
The Blues are on a roll right now and have beaten the Jets in 13 of the last 16 meetings. While the price isn't great, the Blues should be able to win this game against a struggling Winnipeg squad.