Nashville Predators vs. St. Louis Blues - 11/7/15 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
St. Louis Blues (9-3-1) at Nashville Predators (8-2-2)
NHL Hockey: Saturday, November 7, 2015 at 8:00 pm (Bridgestone Arena)
The Line: Nashville Predators -125 / St. Louis Blues +113 --- Over/Under: 5 See the Latest Odds
TV: FS-Midwest, FS-Nashville
The St Louis Blues travel to Bridgestone Arena to battle Central foe the Nashville Predators.
The St Louis Blues will be shooting for consecutive victories after a come from behind 6-5 win against Chicago at the United Center. The Blackhawks led 5-2 in the first before scoring four straight including he overtime winner. Chicago received goals from Andrew Shaw, Teuvo Teravainen, Patrick Kane, Marco Dano and Brent Seabrook but that still wasn’t enough for goalie Corey Crawford who logged 23 stops. Alexander Steen led the Blues rally with a pair of goals with Robby Fabbri, Jay Bouwmeester, David Backes also scoring before Vladimir Tarasenko won it in the extra session. Brian Elliott allowed four goals before getting hurt with Jake Allen coming in to record 27 stops.
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The Nashville Predators return home following a 2-1-1 road trip that was capped off by a 3-2 victory versus Minnesota at the Xcel Energy Center on Thursday night. The Predators scoring came from Roman Josi, Mike Fisher and Cody Hodgson with just 5:21 remaining to win it while Pekka Rinne was strong between the pipes with 27saves to pick up the victory. The Minnesota offense came off the sticks of Marco Scandella and Matt Dumba with both coming via the man advantage. Devan Dubnyk allowed all three goals on 24 shots as the Wild dropped their first game this season on their own ice.
The over is 3-0-4 in Blues last 7 vs. Central and the under is 1-0-3 in Blues last 4 Saturday games while going 4-0 in Blues last 4 after allowing 5 goals or more in their previous game. The over is 2-0-3 in Predators last 5 home games following a road trip of 7 or more days and is 3-0-1 in Predators last 4 home games vs. a team with a road winning % of greater than .600 while the Predators are 5-1 in their last 6 vs. a team with a winning % above .600. The home team is 4-0 in the last 4 meetings and the under is 26-6-5 in the last 37 meetings in Nashville while the Blues are 12-4 in the last 16 meetings. The Blues are banged up and I want to see who is playing…