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Detroit Red Wings vs St. Louis Blues 11/24/21 NHL Picks, Best Bets and Odds

St. Louis Blues (10-6-2) vs. Detroit Red Wings (8-9-3)
November 24, 2021 7:30 pm EDT
The Line: Detroit Red Wings +115 / St. Louis Blues -135; Over/Under: -5.5
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The St. Louis Blues and Detroit Red Wings meet Wednesday in NHL action at the Little Caesars Arena. The St. Louis Blues need a win after losing five of their last seven games. The Detroit Red Wings look to snap a four-game losing streak.

The St. Louis Blues are averaging 3.2 goals per game and are scoring on 28 percent of their power play opportunities. Jordan Kyrou leads St. Louis with 8 goals, Robert Thomas has 15 assists and Vladimir Tarasenko has 72 shots on goal. Defensively, the St. Louis Blues are allowing 2.7 goals per game and are killing 80.9 percent of their opponent’s power plays. Jordan Binnington has allowed 39 goals on 453 shots faced, and Joel Hofer has give up 6 goals on 50 shots.

The Detroit Red Wings are averaging 2.7 goals per game and are scoring on 15.8 percent of their power play opportunities. Tyler Bertuzzi leads Detroit with 9 goals, Lucas Raymond has 12 assists and Dylan Larkin has 53 shots on goal. Defensively, the Detroit Red Wings are allowing 3.4 goals per game and are killing 78.7 percent of their opponent’s power plays. Alex Nedeljkovic has given up 31 goals on 360 shots faced, and Thomas Greiss has allowed 31 goals on 312 shots.

The Blues are 9-4 in their last 13 games as a favorite and 2-5 in their last 7 overall. The Red Wings are 38-100 in their last 138 games as an underdog and 41-102 in their last 143 overall. The under is 4-0 in Blues last 4 road games. The under is 34-14-4 in Red Wings last 52 home games. The Blues are 4-1 in the last 5 meetings in Detroit.

The St. Louis Blues have been solid in the favorite role this season, and they’ve won five of the last six meetings against the Red Wings. The Detroit Red Wings are in a complete funk right now with a defense that keeps getting rocked, and they’ve been horrible in the underdog role over the years. Give me the Blues and the cheap price.

Randy Chambers's Free Pick:
St. Louis Blues -135
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Randy Chambers

Randy has covered sports betting since 2014 and writes about everything from NFL to WNBA.

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