Avalanche vs. Blues NHL Prediction
The Avalanche and Blues will meet in a pivotal matchup on Wednesday night in St. Louis at 7:30 p.m. ET. Colorado has owned the Blues but are the Aves the best play tonight in this matchup?
039 Colorado Avalanche (-180) at 040 St. Louis Blues (+160); o/u 5.5
7:30 p.m. ET, Wednesday, April 14, 2021
Venue: Enterprise Center, St. Louis, MO
Colorado Avalanche DFS Spin
Nathan MacKinnon's point streak has reached 10 games. MacKinnon kept that run going with a goal and an assist in Colorado's 4-2 win against Arizona on Monday. He's up to 17 goals and 52 points in 38 games this season. That puts him in sixth place in the NHL's scoring race.
St. Louis Blues DFS Spin
Ryan O'Reilly scored the overtime winner on Saturday against Minnesota with only two seconds left until a shootout. O'Reilly has helped St. Louis turn its season around by playing a key role in the team's last two wins. He has four goals and one assist during that stretch, with both matches coming against Minnesota. The two teams meet again Monday night and O'Reilly must be champing at the bit for this one. He has 17 goals and 39 points in 42 games with a plus-18 rating. The Blues captain deserves to be in your starting lineup at all times.
Avalanche vs. Blues Prediction
The under is 13-5-2 in the last 20 meetings between these two teams in St. Louis and has cashed in four of the last five meetings overall. The under is also 7-2 in the Blues’ last nine games overall, is 5-2 in their last seven games as an underdog and is 5-1 in their last six games playing on one day of rest.
NHL BETTING PREDICTION: AVALANCHE/BLUES UNDER 5.5