St Louis Blues vs Colorado Avalanche Prediction, Pick and Preview, December 11 (12/11): NHL
- Lm Tipster
- Dec 12, 2022, 8:06:58 AM
|Time||7:00 p.m. EST|
|Avalanche money line||+140|
|Avalanche spread||+1.5 (-170)|
|Blues money line||-170|
|Blues spread||-1.5 (+145)|
|Over / under||6|
2021-2022 season stats
|Colorado Avalanche||St Louis Blues|
|Road / home record||6-4||12-0|
|Goals per game||3.57||4.00|
|Goals allowed per game||3.19||2.24|
|Shots per game||31.3||34.7|
|Shots allowed per game||31.2||30.2|
|Over / under record||12-8-1||11-10|
The Colorado Avalanche continue on the road and will visit the St Louis Blues at the TD Garden on Tuesday night. These teams already faced each other this season in Colorado where the Blues beat the Avalanche 5-3.
Colorado have lost 4 of their last 6 games and are 1-1-1 at home ranking 5th in the central division. They are coming from a loss against the Islanders on the road 5-4. Evan Rodrigues had two goals and an assist, Mikko Rantanen added a goal and an assist, and Alex Newhook also scored for the defending champion Avalanche. Alexandar Georgiev had 39 saves.
Valeri Nichushkin leads the team with 7 goals and 12 points for the Avalanche. Nathan MacKinnon has 3 goals and 9 assists over the last 10 games.
In their last 10 games the Avalanche are 5-5, averaging 4.5 goals, 6.3 assists, four penalties and 10.2 penalty minutes while giving up 3.1 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.
Colorado are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games.
Colorado are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games against St Louis.
Colorado are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games on the road.
Colorado are 7-1 SU in their last 8 games when playing on the road against St Louis.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of St Louis's last 6 games.
St Louis are 8-1 SU in their last 9 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of St Louis's last 7 games against Colorado.
St Louis are 10-0 SU in their last 10 games at home.
The Avalanche have been playing much better lately and have won 6 of their last 7 games scoring an average of 4.5 goals per game on that strecht but already lost against the Blues earlier this season at home. The Blues are having a hell of a season and are the only team undefeated at home with a 12-0 in St Louis. The Avalanche will be playing on back to back games while the Blues are well rested and it's really hard to go against them at home. Take the Blues.
PICK: Blues ML (-170)
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