Betting on today’s Oilers and Blues game? Catch the action at Enterprise Center in St. Louis, MO, as the Blues hosts this showdown at 8:00 ET on ESPN+. The Oilers are favored by -1.5 in a Western conference showdown. The game’s over/under is currently at 6.5 goals.

EDMONTON OILERS VS ST. LOUIS BLUES BETTING PICK

The Pick: St. Louis Blues +1.5

This game will be played at Enterprise Center at 8:00 ET on Thursday, February 15th.

WHY BET THE ST. LOUIS BLUES:

  • Even though they are considered 1.5-goal underdogs, our projection points to a 4-2 win for the Blues.
  • We like the Blues on the moneyline (+160)
  • The Blues are also our pick on the spread at +1.5

Will Edmonton Pull Through as the Favored Road Team?

With a record of 31-17-1, the Oilers are in 6th place in the Western Conference and 3rd in the Pacific Division. On the road, Edmonton is 14-11-0 this season. Over their last ten games, the Oilers have gone 8-2.

So far this season, Edmonton has been favored in 41 of their 49 games, going 28-12-1 as the favorite. In their last three games, the Oilers are 2-1, and they have gone 3-2 over their last five games.

On the year, the Oilers have a puck line record of 25-24 and have gone 2-1 vs. the puck line in their last three games. So far, Edmonton has 23 wins by multiple goals and has gone 22-19 vs. the puck line when favored.

Edmonton has an average scoring margin of +.7 goals per game, and their average scoring margin on the road is +.2 goals per game. In their last ten road games, the Oilers have gone 5-5 vs. the puck line.

This season, Edmonton’s games are averaging 6.4 goals per game. Their average over/under line is 6.7. The Oilers currently have an over/under record of 20-26-3.

Through their last three road games, Edmonton has an puck line record of just 1-2. However, their overall record was 1-2 while averaging 2 goals per game.

The Oilers come into the game scoring an average of 3.5 goals per game, putting them 10th in the NHL. Regarding shots targeted at the goal per game, they are 12th in the league. Coming into the game, the Oilers have a 20-10 record when they have more shots on goal than their opponent. When they have fewer shots on goal, they are 11-6.

Edmonton’s current leading scorer is Zach Hyman. This season, he has 32 goals, which puts him 6th in the NHL. Hyman also comes into the game with 17 assists.

St. Louis defense takes on the Oilers ranked 10th in goals allowed. On average, opponents are averaging 31.6 shots per game against St. Louis. They also are 18th in shutouts, with 3 shutouts.

Goalie Stuart Skinner comes into the game having made 36 starts this season. So far, his record is 24-11 and he has a save percentage of 0.885%.

Can St. Louis Pull Out the Win as Home Underdogs?

At home this season, the Blues have gone 15-9-1 and are 21-14-2 as the underdog. In the Western Conference, St. Louis is in 8th place and 4th in the Central Division. Overall, the Blues have a record of 28-22-2 and have gone 7-3 in their last ten games.

Over their last five games, St. Louis has gone 3-2 and 2-1 in their last three. In the conference, the Blues have gone 16-14 and have been the underdog in 37 of their 52 games this season.

St. Louis enters the game with an average scoring differential of -.2 goals per game, and they have gone 30-22 against the puck line this season. So far, the Blues have gone 24-13 against the puck line as the underdog.

Overall, the team has 16 wins by more than one goal, and they have dropped 20 games by multiple goals. In their last ten games at home, the team has gone 7-3 against the puck line.

The average goal total for St. Louis’ games is sitting at 6. The average over/under line for the season is 6.3. The Blues come in with an over/under record of 21-26-5.

Although Edmonton has a straight up record of 1-2 in their last three road games, they have not held up as well vs the puck line going 1-2. The team averaged 2 goals per game in these games.

In terms of their offensive performance, the Blues are averaging 2.9 goals per game this season, putting them in the 25th spot in the NHL. When it comes to shots on goal per game, they are ranked 26th in the league. In terms of the Blues’ offense during power plays, they are 23rd in power play goals and 3rd in shorthanded goals.

St. Louis will be looking for a good game from Jake Neighbours who leads the team in scoring with 18 goals, ranking 62nd in the NHL. Neighbours also comes into the game with 5 assists.

The Blues defense is currently 10th in goals allowed. Opponents are averaging 31.6 shots per game against St. Louis. In terms of shutouts, they come into the game ranked 18th with 3 shutouts.

Goalie Jordan Binnington gets the start and has made 35 starts this season. His record at this point is 18-14, and his save percentage is 0.942%.