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Heading into tonight’s game, the St. Louis Blues have a record of 28-21-2 and sit in 8th place in the Western Conference in the NHL standings. They are currently on a two-game winning streak and have gone 7-3 in their last ten games. On the road this season, St. Louis has gone 13-12-1.
As the underdog, the Blues have gone 21-13-2 this season. In games against teams from the Eastern Conference, St. Louis has gone 16-14.
On the road this season, the Blues have gone 14-12 against the puck line, and they have an average scoring margin of -.4 goals per game. So far, St. Louis has gone 30-21 against the puck line for the year, including 7-3 in their last ten games.
As the underdog, the Blues have a puck line record of 24-12, and they have gone 5-0 against the puck line in their last five road games. Overall, St. Louis has 16 wins by multiple goals and an average scoring margin of -.1 goals per contest.
For the season, the average number of goals per game in matchups featuring St. Louis is 6. The season’s average over/under line is currently at 6.3. The Blues come in with an over/under record of 21-25-5.
Maple Leafs want to defend their field
At home this season, the Toronto Maple Leafs have gone 12-10-2, and they have been favored in 41 of their 50 games, going 22-12-7 in those games. In the Eastern Conference standings, Toronto is in 7th place, and they have gone 10-17 against other Eastern Conference teams.
Over their last ten games, the Maple Leafs have gone 5-5, and they are 26-16-8 overall this season. Against other teams in the Atlantic Division, Toronto has gone 6-9, and they have gone 3-2 in their last five games.
So far this season, the Maple Leafs have a puck line record of 15-35 and their average scoring margin is +.3 goals per game. When playing at home, their puck line record is 7-17, and they have gone 0-3 against the puck line in their last three games.
When favored, Toronto’s puck line record is 9-32, and they have 13 wins by multiple goals. Overall, their puck line record in their last ten games is 2-8. On the year, the Maple Leafs have 13 losses by multiple goals.
For the season, Toronto’s games have finished with an average of 6.8 goals per game. Their average over/under line for the season is 6.5. Overall, the Maple Leafs have an over/under record of 26-22-2.
Let’s see the Blues vs Maple Leafs Betting prediction below:
|ST. LOUIS BLUES vs TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS
|Location of the Game: Scotiabank Arena, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
|Date and Time: Tuesday, February 13th 7:00 ET
|Reason: 2023-2024 NHL Regular Season
|How to watch: watchlivesports.co
AI Predictions and Sport Betting AI Picks
|Sport Betting AI PICKS
AI Picks: Toronto Maple Leafs 4 – St. Louis Blues 2
Sport Betting AI Picks: ATS Maple Leafs -1.5 | ML Maple Leafs -202 | UNDER 6.5
Blues vs Maple Leafs Betting Odds
St. Louis Blues Game Analysis
When looking at their offense, the Blues have an average of 2.9 goals per game this season, positioning themselves 23rd in the NHL. In terms of shots on goal per game, they are ranked 24th in the league. St. Louis’ offense is currently ranked 23rd in power play goals. When it comes to shorthanded goals, they are 3rd in the league, according to the NHL team stats.
The Blues defense is currently 10th in goals allowed. Opponents are averaging 31.6 shots per game against St. Louis. In terms of shutouts, they come into the game ranked 17th with 3 shutouts. Justin Faulk (Lower Body) and Scott Perunovich (Lower Body) will not increase their NHL player stats due to absence of this game by injury.
Toronto Maple Leafs Game Analysis
On offense, the Maple Leafs are averaging 3.4 goals per game which is 7th in the NHL. In terms of shots on goal per game, they are 5th in the league. Toronto’s offense comes into the game ranked 10th in power play goals. And in terms of shorthanded goals, they are 14th in the NHL.
The Maple Leafs defense is currently 21st in goals allowed. Opponents are averaging 30.3 shots per game against Toronto. In terms of shutouts, they come into the game ranked 5th with 4 shutouts. Based on the NHL Injury Report: Calle Jarnkrok (Hand), Matt Murray (Hip), John Klingberg (Hip), Jake Muzzin (Neck), Joseph Woll (Ankle), David Kampf (Undisclosed) and Conor Timmins (Illness) are out of this game. Meanwhile, Mark Giordano (Upper Body) is questionable.
St. Louis Blues vs Toronto Maple Leafs Head-to-Head
The Blues have won each of the last three games on the road vs. the Maple Leafs. Over the last three head-to-head Blues vs Maple Leafs matchups, taking the Blues against the puck line has been a good bet, as they are a perfect 3-0 ATS.
The over/under record in the five most recent head to head games between the Blues and Maple Leafs is 5-0 with an average of 8 goals per game. The last three times that the Blues have been on the road vs. the Maple Leafs, the over/under record is 2-3.