St. Louis Blues vs. Columbus Blue Jackets - 11/28/15 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Columbus Blue Jackets (9-14-0) at St. Louis Blues (14-6-3)
NHL Hockey: Saturday, November 28, 2015 at 8:00 pm (Scottrade Center)
The Line: St. Louis Blues / Columbus Blue Jackets --- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: FSOH, FSMW
The Columbus Blue Jackets and St. Louis Blues meet Saturday night at the Scottrade Center.
The Columbus Blue Jackets look for their third straight win after winning six of their last eight. The Columbus Blue Jackets are averaging 2.5 goals per game and are scoring on 19 percent of their power plays. Boone Jenner leads Columbus with 11 goals, Ryan Johansen has 12 assists and Scott Hartnell has 49 shots on goal. Defensively, the Columbus Blue Jackets are allowing 3.1 goals per game and are killing 81.9 percent of their power play chances. Sergei Bobrovsky has allowed 52 goals on 537 shots faced and Curtis McElhinney has given up 12 goals on 141 shots. Bobrovsky has allowed six goals in his last three games.
USA TODAY Sports
The St. Louis Blues also look for a big win after splitting their last 10 games. The St. Louis Blues are averaging 2.7 goals per game and are scoring on 18.1 percent of their power plays. Vladimir Tarasenko leads St. Louis with 13 goals, Alexander Steen has 11 assists and Colton Parayko has 49 shots on goal. Defensively, the St. Louis Blues are allowing 2.5 goals per game and are killing 85.1 percent of their power play chances. Jake Allen has allowed 34 goals on 473 shots faced and Brian Elliott has given up 19 goals on 187 shots. Allen has allowed nine goals in his last three games.
The Blue Jackets are 6-1 in their last 7 vs. a team with a winning record and 13-6 in their last 19 vs. Western Conference. The Blues are 72-35 in their last 107 home games and 53-22 in their last 75 Saturday games. The Blue Jackets are 10-28-1 in the last 39 meetings in St. Louis.
While the Blue Jackets are playing well over the last few games, the Blues have been consistent for much of the season and play lights out at home. Expect St. Louis to continue to get the best of Columbus.