Blues at Panthers 10/12/17 - NHL Picks & Predictions
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St. Louis Blues vs. Florida Panthers
NHL: 7:30 PM EST
Oct. 12, 2017
Latest Odds : FLA -120 Total 5.5
The Blues are a team that has been playing all over the place this season so far. However, the Blues are unbeaten on the season so far and that is what really counts when the team looks at the standings and records.
With the Blues they have been able to score 3.5 goals a game. The defense for the Blues has given up 2.3 goals a game. The power play conversion for the Blues is sitting at 25% and they are able to kill off 84.2% of the power plays faced.
Florida is playing well enough to split a season series with the Lightning, who they would really like to beat even more. However, the Panthers have had quite a few days off since the last game they played and this could help them out in getting some of the wins.
With the Panthers the offense has scored a total of 4 goals a game and the defense is giving up 4.5 goals a game. The Panthers power play is converting at a rate of 12.5% and they are only killing off 77.8% of the power plays they have faced this year.
Recent Betting Trends:
Blues are 6-1 in their last 7 in the fourth game of a 4-in-6 situation.
Panthers are 3-7 in their last 10 overall.
Over is 8-3-4 in Blues last 15 vs. Atlantic.
Over is 8-3-2 in Panthers last 13 vs. Western Conference.
Free Betting Pick: Saint Louis Blues +110
The Panthers defensive struggles are really going to limit what the team can do this year. Throw in the fact the Panthers are a younger team and it is easy to see why the Blues will win this game. Panthers win the game 3-1.