Devils at Blues 2/12/19 - NHL Picks & Predictions
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New Jersey Devils vs. Saint Louis Blues
NHL: 8:00 PM EST
Feb. 12, 2019
Latest Odds : STL -200 Total 5.5
The Devils are coming into this game here after finally picking up another win on the year and breaking the 20 win mark on the season. However, the Devils are a team that has really got to turn around the season even more if they want to have any chance of climbing out of the basement of the Metro and catching up to the Rangers on the year. What else is hurting the Devils chances of catching up is the fact the team has not been doing well at all before the recent win.
Keith Kinkaid is the goalie who the Devils have been able to rely on most of the year with a total of 15 wins on the year. Kinkaid has been able to get a goals against average of 3.15 a game, but has only turned away 89.8% of the shots sent his way.
The Blues have started to climb in the standings are now only 2 points out of the guaranteed lock of a playoff berth 3rd spot. However, the Blues still have a long way to go before they can start to think about the playoffs as they are a team that has really managed to impress some people, but still look like a team that can easily fail on any given day.
The Blues on the season are coming into this game here with a strong goalie in Jake Allen. On the year Allen has been able to pick up 16 wins on the year with a 3.07 goals a game allowed. However, he has turned away only 89.8% of the shots that have been floated his way.
Recent Betting Trends:
Devils are 1-4 in their last 5 vs. Western Conference.
Blues are 5-0 in their last 5 games following a win.
Over is 7-1 in Devils last 8 vs. Central.
Under is 3-0-1 in Blues last 4 vs. Metropolitan.
Free Betting Pick: Under 5.5
The Blues are coming into the game with the chance to make the playoffs while the Devils are trying to get out of the basement. The Blues will have something great to play for and that can make the difference in this game here as the Blues are able to bring a higher level of energy to the ice in the game and bring home a win based off of the team needs and teamwork that comes with that. Final Score Prediction, Saint Louis Blues win 3-2.