Colorado Avalanche vs. St. Louis Blues – 1/2/20 NHL Pick, Odds & Prediction

Game Details

Date:Thursday January 2, 2020
Time:9:30 PM (EST)
Location: Pepsi Center, Colorado, 80204, USA
Coverage:ESPN+
Odds/Point Spread:Colorado Avalanche -135
Total/Over-Under:Total 6.0
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Statistic

ODDSOPENCURRENT
STL+127+115
COL-140-135
O/U66

CONSENSUS

from 208 predictions
60%ST. LOUIS50% under 6
40%COLORADO

COMPUTER PREDICTION

STATS MODELED SCORE PREDICTION
ST. LOUIS COLORADO
4SCORECASTER2

Betting Trends

26-9-6 this season23-13-4 this season
St. Louis o/u is 3-2 the last 10 gamesColorado o/u is 2-4 the last 10 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of St. Louis’ last 6 games.The total has gone OVER in 4 of Colorado’s last 5 games.
St. Louis are 8-1 SU in their last 9 games.Colorado are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games.
St. Louis are 6-0 SU in their last 6 games against Colorado.The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Colorado’s last 6 games against St. Louis.
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St. Louis Blues Injuries

Colorado Avalanche Injuries

Vladimir Tarasenko (Upper Body) is out indefinitelyColin Wilson (Lower Body) is out indefinitely
Sammy Blais (Wrist) is out indefinitely 
Derek Grant Upper Body) is out indefinitely 

Team Records

St. Louis Blues

Record

Colorado Avalanche

26-9-6All23-13-4
13-4-3Home10-7-2
13-5-3Away13-6-2
17-12-5as Fav10-8-2
8-3-1as Dog12-8-1
20-21ATS24-16
8-12ATS Home9-10
12-9ATS Away15-6
19-22O/U20-18-2
10-10O/U Home11-6-2
9-12O/U Away9-12

he St. Louis Blues are on the road for a matchup with the Colorado Avalanche.  The Blues are (26-9-6), after falling to the Phoenix Coyotes, 3-1.  The Avalanche are (23-13-4), coming off a 7-4 loss to the Winnipeg Jets.

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In the Blues loss to the Coyotes, St.Louis out shot Arizona, 39 to 26.  The Blues loan goal came from, Tyler Bozak.  The Blues out hit the Coyotes, 31 to 18.  The game was tied at 1 , going into the 3rd period.  Jake Allen was in goal for the Blues, finishing with 23 saves on 25 chances.

In the Avalanche loss to the Jets, Colorado was out shot by Winnipeg, 43 to 26.  The Avalanche had goals from:Nathan MacKinnon (2), Gabriel Landeskog, and Nazem Kadri.  Colorado got dominated in the hits department as well, being out hit 32 to 13.  Philipp Grubauer was in net for the Avalanche, stopping 19 shots out of 24 possible chances.

Recent Betting Trends:

Blues are 8-1 SU in their last 9 games.

Blues are 11-5 SU in their last 16 road games.

The under is 4-2 in Blues last 6 games.

Avalanche are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games.

Avalanche are 1-4 SU in their last 5 home games.

The over is 4-1 in Avalanche last 5 games.

St. Louis saw their 8 game winning streak come to an end, in the loss to the Coyotes.  The Avalanche defense has not been great in their last 5 games.  Colorado has given up at least 5 or more goals in 3 of their last 5 games.  The Avalanche are a better road team than home team.  The Blues are 13-5-3 on the road.  St. Louis has won 8 of the last 10 matchups, including a 5-2 win over the Avalanche back on December 16th.  The Avalanche have struggled at home, I’ll side with St. Louis.  Final score prediction, Blues will win 4-2.   

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