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St. Louis Blues vs. Columbus Blue Jackets – NHL – Predictions, Betting Lines, Odds and Trends

Saturday’s NHL lineup features a matchup between the heavily favored St. Louis Blues (0-0-0) and the Columbus Blue Jackets (0-2-0) at Enterprise Center in St. Louis, Missouri. The Blues are -258 on the moneyline to win at home against the Blue Jackets (+209) in the game, which starts at 8:00 PM ET on ESPN+, BSMW, and BSOH.

Blues vs. Blue Jackets Predictions

Blues vs. Blue Jackets Betting Odds

Blues vs Blue Jackets Betting Information
Favorite Moneyline Total
Blues -258 6.5

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Blues vs. Blue Jackets Betting Trends

  • The Blues posted a 37-20 mark a season ago as favorites on the moneyline.
  • In games it has played with moneyline odds of -258 or shorter last season, St. Louis won 42.9% of its games (3-4).
  • The Blues have a 72.1% chance (based on the moneyline’s implied probability) to win this matchup.
  • The Blues’ 309 goals scored last season (3.8 per game) ranked third in the NHL.
  • The Blues were 11th in goals against, conceding 239 total goals (2.9 per game) in league play.
  • Last season the Blue Jackets had 25 wins in the 67 games in which they were an underdog.
  • Columbus won three of its 13 games last season when an underdog by +209 or longer on the moneyline.
  • The moneyline in this contest implies a 32.4% chance for the Blue Jackets to win.
  • With 258 goals (3.2 per game) last season, the Blue Jackets had the NHL’s 14th-ranked offense.
  • The Blue Jackets’ total of 297 goals conceded (3.6 per game) was 28th in the NHL.

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Blues vs. Blue Jackets Over/Under Trends

  • St. Louis and its opponent combined to outscore Saturday’s total (6.5 goals) 48 times last season.
  • Last season, 46 of Columbus’ games featured more than 6.5 goals.
  • The total for this game (6.5) is 0.4 less than the combined scoring averages last season for the Blues (3.77) and Blue Jackets (3.15).
  • This game’s total is 0.0 less than the 6.5 goals these two teams conceded per game combined.

Blues Team Leaders 2021-22

  • One of St. Louis’ leading offensive players last season was Vladimir Tarasenko, who had 82 points (34 goals, 48 assists) and played an average of 16:54 per game.
  • Robert Thomas had 20 goals and 56 assists to total 76 points (1.1 per game).
  • Pavel Buchnevich scored 30 goals and added 45 assists in 73 games for St. Louis.
  • Jordan Binnington had a record of 18-14-4. He conceded 112 goals (3.1 goals against average) and recorded 1023 saves with a .901 save percentage (33rd in the league).

Blue Jackets Team Leaders 2021-22

  • Johnny Gaudreau recorded 40 goals and 75 assists in 82 games for Columbus last season, resulting in 115 points.
  • Jakub Voracek was one of the top contributors for Columbus with 62 total points (0.8 per game), with six goals and 56 assists in 79 games.
  • Patrik Laine was a crucial player on offense for Columbus with 26 goals and 30 assists.
  • Elvis Merzlikins was 27-23-7 in 59 games last season, conceding 178 goals (3.2 goals against average) with a .907 save percentage (29th in the league).

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