Betting on today’s Golden Knights and Blues game? Catch the action at Enterprise Center in St. Louis, MO, as the Blues hosts this showdown at 9:00 ET on BSMW. The Golden Knights are the favored team in this Western conference contest against the Blues. The game’s over/under currently sits at 6 goals.

VEGAS GOLDEN KNIGHTS VS ST. LOUIS BLUES BETTING PICK

The Pick: St. Louis Blues +1.5

This game will be played at Enterprise Center at 9:00 ET on Wednesday, December 6th.

WHY BET THE ST. LOUIS BLUES:

  • Even though they are considered 1.5-goal underdogs, our projection points to a 4-3 win for the Blues.
  • We like the Blues on the moneyline (+128)
  • The Blues are also our pick on the spread at +1.5

Will the Golden Knights Win on the Road?

Coming into their game vs. Blues, the Golden Knights have a 16-6-5 record. They hold a 9-3-2 record when playing at home, and they have gone 7-3-3 on the road. They are currently positioned 1st in the Western Pacific division and 1st in the Western conference.

When it came to the puck line, Vegas have posted a 13-13 record. Their road performance against the puck line stands at 6-7, while they are 7-6 at home. This season, Vegas’ games have an average of 5.5 goals per game. The average over/under number for the season is 6.2. The Golden Knights come in with an over/under performance of 9-17-0.

In their last three road games, Vegas has averaged 3 goals per game while allowing 2. The team’s record in this stretch was 1-2 while going 2-1.

When looking at their offense, the Golden Knights have an average of 3.1 goals per game this season, positioning themselves 9th in the NHL. In terms of shots on goal per game, they are ranked 1st in the league. In terms of the Golden Knights’ offense during power plays, they are 8th in power play goals and 7th in shorthanded goals.

Vegas will be looking for a good game from Jonathan Marchessault who leads the team in scoring with 11 goals, ranking 37th in the NHL. Marchessault also comes into the game with 6 assists.

The Blues defense is currently 7th in goals allowed. Opponents are averaging 32.4 shots per game against St. Louis. In terms of shutouts, they come into the game ranked 13th with 2 shutouts.

Heading into this matchup vs. St. Louis, goalie Logan Thompson has started 12 games in this season. His current record is 6-3, and his save percentage stands at 91.9%.

Do the Blues Have a Shot at a Home Win?

This season, the Blues have a mark of 13-10-1. When going on the road, St. Louis has a record of 6-7-1 record, while they are 7-3-0 at their home arena. In the Western Central division, they are currently 5th, and in the Western conference, they come into the game sitting 8th.

In terms of the puck line, St. Louis posted a 13-11 record. On the road they are 7-7 against the puck line, while their overall home performance is 6-4. 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 6.4. Overall, the Blues have an over/under record of 7-15-2.

Across their three previous home games, St. Louis has an puck line mark of 1-2. Their straight up record in these matchups was 1-2 while averaging 1 goals per game.

The Blues come into the game scoring an average of 2.9 goals per game, putting them 27th in the NHL. Regarding shots targeted at the goal per game, they are 26th in the league. The Blues went 6-3 in games where they had more shots than their opponents. However, in games with fewer shots on goal, their record was 6-6.

St. Louis will be looking for a good game from Jake Neighbours who leads the team in scoring with 9 goals, ranking 59th in the NHL. In addition to his goal scoring, Neighbours has 1 assist this season.

The Blues defense is currently 7th in goals allowed. Opponents are averaging 32.4 shots per game against St. Louis. In terms of shutouts, they come into the game ranked 13th with 2 shutouts.

Entering the game, goalie Jordan Binnington has started 16 games this season. His current record stands at 8-6, and his save percentage is 91.4%.