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St. Louis Blues vs. Washington Capitals NHL Hockey Betting Odds

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St. Louis Blues vs. Washington Capitals Betting Picks

The 2019 NHL hockey betting season continues this Monday night with an enticing St. Louis Blues vs. Washington Capitals matchup. The Blues are looking to extend their current 2 game win streak in an effort to make up for some lost ground. The Caps on the other hand, are feeling pretty good about their chances at home this evening against the likes of St. Louis. So what kind of turnout can we expect this Monday night? Let’s check on tonight’s NHL legal betting odds to get a better idea.

St. Louis Blues vs. Washington Capitals – Monday, January 14th    

When: 7:00 pm ET

Where: Capital One Arena, Washington, DC

TV: Local Broadcasts

Stream: Watch ESPN

NCAA Basketball Betting Odds:

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Blues +1½ (-205) 5½ (-120)   +144
Capitals -1½ (+172) 5½ (EV) -165
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St. Louis Blues          

The Blues swing into this evening’s matchup sporting a pitiful 19-20-4 record. That lackluster record nets St. Louis just 42 points on the season, placing them second to last in the Central Division. Right now the Central is led by the Winnipeg Jets, who have racked up 60 on the season. Accounting for the discrepancy between the Blues and the Jets, it’s pretty clear that St. Louis playoff hopes are all but down the drain. Nevertheless, St. Louis still has to take to the ice this Monday night. Looking over the numbers, it’s clear that the Blues are in store for a beating. Right now the team ranks 22nd in scoring and 21st in goals allowed. For comparison, the Caps rank 7th in scoring and 13th in goals allowed.

Players to Watch: Ryan O’Reilly (16 G, 26 A, 42 PTS.), David Perron (15 G, 17 A, 32 PTS.), and Vladimir Tarasenko (14 G, 13 A, 27 PTS.).  

Washington Capitals   

The Caps swoop into this Monday night matchup flashing a 27-12-5 record that grants them 59 points on the season. That 59 point tally ranks Washington as the best team in the Metropolitan Division. However, things are pretty tight atop the division, seeing as how both Pittsburgh and Columbus are within three points of Washington. Recently Washington was upset by Columbus 2-1 at home, which means that they’ll be gunning for a rebound this evening. At the end of the day this spells more bad news for St. Louis.

Players to Watch: Alex Ovechkin (32 G, 18 A, 50 PTS.), Nicklas Backstrom (11 G, 34 A, 45 PTS.), and John Carlson (6 G, 36 A, 42 PTS.).

St. Louis Blues vs. Washington Capitals Betting Predictions

Trends

  • Louis is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games when playing on the road against Washington
  • The TOTAL has gone OVER in 5 of St. Louis’s last 5 games when playing Washington
  • Louis is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • The TOTAL has gone UNDER in 8 of Washington’s last 12 games
  • Washington is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games at home
  • Washington is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing St. Louis
St. Louis Blues vs. Washington Capitals Betting Picks

So which side should mobile betting fans take in this St. Louis Blues vs. Washington Capitals matchup? All things considered, Washington is the only way to bet here. Take them straight up or against the spread. Sign up today to make your online betting prediction!

Score Prediction: 4-0 Washington.