Don’t miss out on the NHL showdown between the Sharks and Blues. The game is starting at 8:00 ET on NBCS, and it’s hosted by the Blues at Enterprise Center in St. Louis, MO. Get ready to place your bets! The over/under goal line for this matchup is currently at 6 goals, and the Blues are -1.5 goal favorite to win at home against the Sharks.

SAN JOSE SHARKS 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 Saturday, March 30th.

WHY BET THE ST. LOUIS BLUES:

  • Our prediction for this game is that the Blues will come out on top with a projected score of 4-2.
  • Take the Blues on the moneyline
  • The Blues should also cover at -1.5

Will San Jose Secure A Victory as Road Underdogs?

Heading into tonight’s game against the St. Louis Blues, the San Jose Sharks are in 16th place in the Western Conference with a record of 16-48-8. Over their last ten games, the Sharks have gone just 1-9 and have lost two straight games.

This season, San Jose has been the underdog in all 72 of their games, and they have gone 16-48-8 in those games. On the road, the Sharks have gone 6-27-4, including a seven-game losing streak.

On the year, the Sharks have a puck line record of 32-40 and have dropped five straight games vs. the puck line on the road. Their average scoring margin on the road this year is -2.0 goals per game.

So far this season, San Jose has lost 40 games by more than one goal and has a puck line record of 32-40 as the underdog. In their last ten games, the team’s puck line record is just 3-7.

Games involving San Jose have an average of 6.3 goals per game this season. Their average over/under line is 6.2. In terms of their over/under performance, the Sharks come in with a record of 33-36-3.

In their last three games away from home, the Sharks have a straight up record of 0-3 while going 0-3 vs the spread. The team’s offense averaged 1 goals per game in these contests.

For their offensive performance, the Sharks come in averaging 2.2 goals per game this season, which is 32nd in the NHL. In the category of shots on goal per game, they are 32nd in the league. Coming into the game, the Sharks have a 1-6 record when they have more shots on goal than their opponent. When they have fewer shots on goal, they are 14-41.

San Jose will be looking for a good game from Fabian Zetterlund who leads the team in scoring with 20 goals, ranking 108th in the NHL. Along with his scoring, he has come up with 15 assists so far.

Defensively, the Blues are currently 7th in goals allowed. On average, opponents are taking 32.1 shots per game against St. Louis. They also are 20th in shutouts, coming in with 4 shutouts.

Entering the game, goalie Mackenzie Blackwood has started 35 games this season. His current record stands at 9-21, and his save percentage is 0.791%.

Can the Blues Offense Score Enough at Home?

At home this season, the Blues have gone 22-12-2 and have been favored in 17 of their 36 games. In the Western Conference, St. Louis is in 9th place with 82 points and a record of 39-29-4. Against other teams in the West, the Blues have gone 23-19.

Over their last ten games, the Blues have gone 7-3 and have won three straight games when favored. In their last five games, St. Louis has gone 3-2, and over their last three games, they have a record of 2-1. So far this season, the Blues have been the underdog in 55 of their 72 games and have gone 30-21-4 in those games.

At home this season, the Blues have gone 25-11 vs. the puck line, and their average scoring margin is at +.4 goals per game. So far, they have gone 44-28 vs. the puck line overall, including winning their last nine games in a row vs. the puck line.

St. Louis has been the underdog in 55 of their games this season, and their puck line record as the underdog is at 36-19. In their last 10 home games, the Blues have gone 8-2 vs. the puck line.

For the season, the average number of goals per game in matchups featuring St. Louis is 6. The season’s average over/under line is currently at 6.2. The Blues come in with an over/under record of 30-35-7.

When looking at their past three road matchups, San Jose has an puck line record of 0-3 while averaging 1 per game. The team went 0-3 overall in these games.

For their offensive performance, the Blues come in averaging 2.9 goals per game this season, which is 25th in the NHL. In the category of shots on goal per game, they are 26th in the league. This season, the Blues are 13-9 when getting more shots on goal than their opponents. And in games with fewer shots on goal, they have a 25-18 record.

St. Louis will be looking for a good game from Pavel Buchnevich who leads the team in scoring with 26 goals, ranking 50th in the NHL. Buchnevich also comes into the game with 32 assists.

St. Louis defense takes on the Sharks ranked 7th in goals allowed. On average, opponents are averaging 32.1 shots per game against St. Louis. They also are 20th in shutouts, with 4 shutouts.

Goalie Joel Hofer gets the start and has made 23 starts this season. His record at this point is 13-11, and his save percentage is 0.618%.