Pittsburgh Penguins at St. Louis Blues 3/17/22 - NHL Picks & Predictions

Last Updated: 03/16/2022 at 11:04 PM ET

Pittsburgh Penguins at St. Louis Blues 3/17/22 - NHL Picks & Predictions

This Thursday night March 17th, 2022 8pm EDT the NHL is back with more exciting hockey action. The Pittsburgh Penguins are in St Louis, MI to face the St Louis Blues in the Enterprise Center. Stay tuned we've got you covered on all the best betting angles here at Picks and Parlays your leader in free sports betting picks!

The Pittsburgh Penguins are 36-16-9, 19-7-4 on the road sitting in 3rd place in the Metropolitan Division. Offensively the Penguins are averaging 3.31 goals, and 34.6 shots. The Penguins are 21.5% on power play opportunities and 51% on faceoffs.

Defensively the Penguins allow 2.51 goals and 30.3 shot attempts with a 87.3% penalty kill. Expected goalie for the Penguins is Tristen Jarry(29-12-6) with a .922 save percentage.

The St. Louis Blues are 34-17-8, 20-7-3 at home, in 2nd place in the Central Division. Offensively the Blues are averaging 3.43 goals and 30.9 shots per game, and are 28.5% on power play opportunities and 48.4% on face-offs.

Defensively the Blues allow 2.7 goals and 32.3 shots attempts per game, with a 84.3% penalty kill. Expected goalie for the Blues is Ville Husso(9-3-1) with a .941 save percentage.

When analyzing this matchup we find that the Blues and Penguins are pretty evenly matched. On both sides of the court. It's hard to determine a winner in this as there is no real edge on either side. However what we do see is two teams that can score the puck pretty well and feel this will be a high scoring game. The over is 4-2 in the Penguins and Blues last 6 games in St Louis, making our best bet Over 6. Final score prediction the St Louis Blues win the Pittsburgh Penguins cover the spread and the total goes over 4-3. 

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