Looking to win big? The Blues and Red Wings face off at 12:00 ET on ABC. The Red Wings are hosting the game at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, MI. The odds for this non-conference game currently have the Red Wings as the -1.5 favorite, with the over/under line sitting at 6.5 goals.

ST. LOUIS BLUES VS DETROIT RED WINGS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Detroit Red Wings -1.5

This game will be played at Little Caesars Arena at 12:00 ET on Saturday, February 24th.

WHY BET THE DETROIT RED WINGS:

  • According to our analysis, we anticipate the Red Wings to win this one with a projected score of 4-2.
  • Take the Red Wings on the moneyline
  • The Red Wings should also cover at -1.5

Can the Blues Lock in a Road Win?

Heading into tonight’s game, the St. Louis Blues sit in 8th place in the Western Conference with a record of 30-24-2. On the road, the Blues have gone 13-13-1 this season. Over their last ten games, St. Louis has gone 6-4, and they are 4th in the Central Division.

So far this season, the Blues have been the underdog in 41 of their 56 games, going 23-16-2 in those matchups. Against other Western Conference teams, St. Louis has gone 17-15, and they have lost two of their last three games.

On the road this season, the Blues have gone 14-13 against the puck line, and their average scoring margin on the road is -.5 goals per game. So far, St. Louis has been the underdog in 41 of their games and has an underdog puck line mark of 26-15.

Overall, the Blues have 18 wins by multiple goals and 22 losses by more than one goal. In their last ten road games, the team’s puck line record is 7-3, and they have gone 6-4 against the puck line in their last ten games overall.

For the season, St. Louis’ games have finished with an average of 6 goals per game. Their average over/under line for the season is 6.3. Overall, the Blues have an over/under record of 23-28-5.

When looking at their past three road matchups, St. Louis has an puck line record of 2-1 while averaging 3 per game. The team went 2-1 overall in these games.

On the offensive side, the Blues are scoring an 2.9 goals per game this season, ranking 23rd in the NHL. When it came to shots on target per game, they are 27th in the league. St. Louis’ offense comes into the game ranked 23rd in power play goals. And in terms of shorthanded goals, they are 3rd in the NHL.

The leading scorer for St. Louis’ offense is Pavel Buchnevich. Coming into the game he has 22 goals, ranking 37th in the NHL. Buchnevich also comes into the game with 24 assists.

Defensively, the Red Wings are currently 8th in goals allowed. On average, opponents are taking 32.2 shots per game against Detroit. They also are 9th in shutouts, coming in with 4 shutouts.

Entering the game, goalie Jordan Binnington has started 38 games this season. His current record stands at 20-15, and his save percentage is 0.953%.

Can The Red Wings Secure a Home Victory?

At home this season, the Red Wings have gone 16-8-5, and they have won their last two games at home. In the Eastern Conference, Detroit is in seventh place and in the fourth spot in the Atlantic Division. Over their last ten games, the Red Wings have gone 6-4, and they have a three-game winning streak.

So far this season, Detroit has been favored in 17 of their 56 games, and they have gone 11-2-4 as the favorite. Against other teams in the Eastern Conference, the Red Wings have gone 16-15, and they are 30-20-6 overall. Detroit has scored 66 points so far this year.

As the favorite, the Red Wings have a puck line record of 6-11 this season and 34-22 overall. So far, Detroit has 17 wins by multiple goals and 13 wins by one goal.

At home, the Red Wings have a puck line record of 17-12 and an average scoring margin of +.5 goals per game. In their last ten home games, Detroit’s puck line record is 8-2, and they have gone 4-1 against the puck line in their last five.

On average, Detroit’s games have finished with 6.7 goals per game. The season’s average over/under line stands at 6.4. In total, the Red Wings come in with an over/under record of 31-25-0.

When looking at their past three road matchups, St. Louis has an puck line record of 2-1 while averaging 3 per game. The team went 2-1 overall in these games.

In terms of their offensive performance, the Red Wings are averaging 3.5 goals per game this season, putting them in the 7th spot in the NHL. When it comes to shots on goal per game, they are ranked 25th in the league. So far this year, the Red Wings are 9-6 in games they have had more shots on goal than their opponent. They are 21-13 in games with fewer shots on goal.

Detroit’s leading goal scorer is Dylan Larkin. So far this season, he has 25 goals, placing him 24th in the NHL. Larkin also comes into the game with 26 assists.

Defensively, the Red Wings are currently 8th in goals allowed. On average, opponents are taking 32.2 shots per game against Detroit. They also are 9th in shutouts, coming in with 4 shutouts.

Entering the game, goalie Alex Lyon has started 25 games this season. His current record stands at 16-8, and his save percentage is 0.729%.