St Louis Blues vs Chicago Blackhawks Prediction, Pick and Preview, December 29 (12/29): NHL
- Lm Tipster
- Dec 31, 2022, 6:56:04 AM
|Time||7:00 p.m. EST|
|Blackhawks money line||+110|
|Blackhawks spread||+1.5 (-225)|
|Blues money line||-130|
|Blues spread||-1.5 (+185)|
|Over / under||6|
2021-2022 season stats
|Chicago Blackhawks||St Louis Blues|
|Road / home record||11-1-1||8-3-1|
|Goals per game||3.45||2.90|
|Goals allowed per game||2.48||2.58|
|Shots per game||35.5||34.7|
|Shots allowed per game||26.5||26.2|
|Over / under record||13-6-2||10-20-1|
The St Louis Blues continue at home and will host the Chicago Blackhawks on Tuesday night at the PNC Arena. These teams faced each other 4 times last season and the Blues led 3-1.
The Blackhawks have lost 7 games in a row and are 4-6-2 at home ranking 8th in the Atlantic division. The Blackhawks have given up 45 goals while scoring 38 for a -7 scoring differential and their last loss came against the Jets 7-2 at homew.
Max Domi has five goals and nine assists for the Blackhawks. Andreas Athanasiou has three goals over the last 10 games.
In their last 10 games the Blackhawks are 1-7-2, averaging 1.8 goals, three assists, 3.3 penalties and 7.9 penalty minutes while giving up four goals per game.
St Louis Blues
The Blues have won 8 of their first 9 games and are 12-0 at home so far this season. St Louis has a 18-3 record overall and a 4-3 record in Atlantic Division games. The Blues are seventh in league play serving 12.1 penalty minutes per game.
David Pastrnak has 14 goals and 17 assists for the Blues. Brad Marchand has three goals and 10 assists over the past 10 games.
In their last 10 games the Blues are 8-2-0, averaging 3.5 goals, 6.4 assists, 4.9 penalties and 11.7 penalty minutes while giving up 1.8 goals per game.
Chicago are 0-5 SU in their last 5 games.
Chicago are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games against St Louis.
Chicago are 11-1 SU in their last 12 games on the road.
Chicago are 1-6 SU in their last 7 games when playing on the road against St Louis.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of St Louis's last 5 games.
St Louis are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of St Louis's last 6 games against Chicago.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of St Louis's last 6 games at home.on.
The Blackhawks have been struggling lately and are currently on a 5 game losing streak but they're still #1 in the Metropolitan Division. The Blues are on a hot streak right now and are playing good at home. They rank #5 in defense in the NHL and have allowed only 1.6 goals per game in their last 5 games. With the Blackhawks struggling to score at this moment It's hard to trust them against a tough defense like St Louis. Take the Blues to win.
PICK: Blues ML (-130)
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