Edmonton Oilers vs. St. Louis Blues - 1/31/20 NHL Pick, Odds & Prediction

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St. Louis Blues at Edmonton Oilers

Friday, January 31, 2020 at 9:00 PM (Rogers Place)

STL -130. Total 6.0 .

TV: FSMW

The St. Louis Blues continue their Canada road swing, as the Blues play the host Edmonton Oilers.  The Blues are (31-12-8), coming off a 5-4 SO win over the Flames.  The Oilers are (26-18-6), after falling to the Flames in a SO, 4-3.

In the Blues win over the Flames, St. Louis out shot the Flames, 34 to 31.  Both teams finished the game with 19 hits.  St. Louis had goals from: Alexander Steen, David Perron, Jaden Schwartz, Zach Stanford, while Perron and Ryan O'Reilly added SO goals.  Jordan Binnington was in goal for the Blues, stopping 27 of 31 shots.

In the Oilers SO loss to the Flames, Edmonton out shot the Flames, 34 to 28.  The Oilers were able to out hit the Flames, 34 to 28.  Edmonton had goals from: Kailer Yamamoto, Alex, Chiasson, and Matt Benning.  The Oilers were held without a SO goal.  Mike Smith was in goals for the Oilers, turning away 25 out of a possible 28 saves.

Recent Betting Trends:

Blues are 13-6 SU in their last 19 games.

Blues are 1-5 SU in their last 6 road games.

The over is 5-2 in Blues last 7 games.

Oilers are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games.

Oilers are 2-5 SU in their last 7 games against a Western opponent.

The over is 4-2 in Oilers last 6 games.

The Blues have had success against the Oilers, having gone 6-2-2 in the last 8 meetings between the two.  St. Louis has been solid on the road, posting a 14-8-4 record, but have struggled recently in road games.  The Blues have the better defense, as St. Louis ranks 8th in scoring defense, while the Oilers rank 19th.  The Oilers are 4-16 SU in their last 20 against the Central.  Final score prediction, Blues will win, 4-2.  

Chris’s Pick ST. LOUIS BLUES -130 .

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a Sports Chat Place site consensus.