Calgary Flames vs. St. Louis Blues - 1/28/20 NHL Pick, Odds & Prediction
St. Louis Blues at Calgary Flames
Tuesday, January 28, 2020 at 9:00 PM (Scotiabank Saddledome)
STL -116 . Total 5.5 .
The St. Louis Blues hit the road for a matchup with the Calgary Flames, in the 2nd game back from the All-Star break. The Blues are (30-11-8), after falling to the Colorado Avalanche before the break, 5-3. The Flames are (26-19-5), coming off a 5-2 loss to the Ottawa Senators.
In the Blues loss to the Avalanche, St. Louis out shot Colorado, 24 to 18. The Blues had goals from:David Perron, Oskar Sundqvist, and Alex Pietrangelo. Both teams finished the game with 23 hits. Jordan Binnington started in net for the Blues, but struggled. Binnington allowed 4 goals on 11 shots before giving way to Jake Allen. Allen stopped all 6 shots he faced.
In the Calgary loss to the Senators, the Flames out shot the Senators, 42 to 21. The Flames were out hit by Ottawa, 21 to 18. The Flames had goals by Mark Jankowski and Noah Hanifin. David Rittich was in goal for Calgary, allowing 4 goals on 20 shots. The Senators scored the first 4 goals of the game and the Flames were not able to recover.
Recent Betting Trends:
Blues are 12-5 SU in their last 17 games.
The over is 4-1 in Blues last 5 games.
Flames are 13-7 SU at home.
The over is 6-4 in Flames last 10 games.
The Flames are 13-7-3 at home, while the Blues are 13-7-4 on the road. St. Louis has a slight edge in the last 10 matchups in this series, having gone 5-4-1. Calgary does not have a great scoring offense, ranking 25th in the league, while the Blues rank 11th in offensive production. Defensively, the Blues have the edge, ranking 8th in scoring defense, while the Flames rank 12th. Due to this being the back end of a back to back games for the Blues, I'll take the under here. Final score prediction, Blues win and the total goes under, 3-2.