St. Louis Blues vs. Minnesota Wild - 2/6/16 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Minnesota Wild (23-19-9) at St. Louis Blues (29-17-8)
NHL Hockey: Saturday, February 6, 2016 at 8:00 pm (Scottrade Center)
The Line: St. Louis Blues -140 / Minnesota Wild +120 --- Over/Under: 5 See the Latest Odds
TV: FS-St Louis
The Scottrade Center and the St. Louis Blues welcome the Minnesota Wild to town on Saturday.
The Minnesota Wild struggled to find the scoring touch in a 4-2 defeat at the hands of the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden on Thursday night. The Wild had taken a 2-0 lead in the first period on goals from Ryan Carter and Matt Dumba but Minnesota never scored again with Devin Dubnyk absorbing the loss with the Wild falling to 23-19-9 with losses in nine of their last ten. The Rangers scored four straight goals with Derick Brassard, JT Miller, Ryan McDonaugh and Chris Kreider lighting the lamp while Mats Zuccarello added a pair of assists. Henrik Lundqvist stopped 16 shots with New York improving to 28-18-5.
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The San Jose Sharks have been one of the best road teams in the game and that trend continued in a 3-1 victory at the Scottrade Center versus the St. Louis Blues Thursday. Joe Thornton, Joonas Donskoi and Matt Nieto provided the Sharks scoring with Joe Pavelski adding a pair of helpers. Martin Jones was strong between the pipes with 26 stops as San Jose upped their record to 27-19-4 which includes a 17-7-2 mark away from home. Jay Bouwmeester scored the lone St. Louis goal while Brian Elliott recorded 29 stops for the 29-17-8 Blues who have scored fie times in their last five contests.
The Wild are 0-4 in their last 4 when their opponent scores 2 goals or less in their previous game and the under is 4-0 in Wild last 4 vs. Central while the Wild are 0-4 in their last 4 overall. The under is 5-0 in Blues last 5 vs. Western Conference and is 4-0 in Blues last 4 games playing on 1 days rest while going 5-0 in Blues last 5 overall. The under is 1-0-4 in the last 5 meetings and is 1-0-3 in the last 4 meetings in St. Louis while the Wild are 4-1 in the last 5 meetings. No goalies have been announced but I’m looking at the under right now…