Mark Scheifele, Kyle Connor, and the Winnipeg Jets will face off against David Perron, Ryan O’Reilly, and the St. Louis Blues at the Enterprise Center in a Central Division showdown. Fox Sports Midwest will broadcast the action, which gets going at 8 p.m. ET on Thursday, February 6.
Winnipeg Jets at St. Louis Blues Odds
St. Louis heads into the contest as the obvious favorite with a moneyline of -200. The line for Winnipeg sits at +170, and the oddsmakers have set the Over/Under (O/U) at an even 6 goals. The odds for betting the total sit at -120 for the under and +100 for the over. Odds Courtesy of DraftKings NJ’s #1 Online Sportsbook.
St. Louis is 32-22 straight up (SU) and has earned 4.5 units for moneyline bettors this season. That winning percentage, ranked fifth in the NHL in this young season, is fairly close to the 45-37 record the team managed during last year’s regular season campaign. Through 54 regular season contests, 28 of its games have gone over the total, while 25 have gone under and just one has pushed. This season, the team’s 18-8 SU at home.
The Blues have converted on 25.0 percent of their power play opportunities this year, a mark that places them in the top-5 among NHL teams. On the other hand, their penalty kill is ranked 15th overall, and they’ve successfully killed off 81.4 percent of all penalties.
With a .910 save percentage and 26.2 saves per game, Jordan Binnington (24 wins, 14 losses, and five OT losses) has been the primary option in goal for the Blue Notes this year. If the Blue Notes choose to give him a breather, however, head coach Craig Berube might roll with Jake Allen (8-11-11 record, .925 save percentage, 2.26 goals against average).
On the other side of the ice, Winnipeg is 26-28 straight up (SU) and has earned 0.5 units for moneyline bettors this season. Through 54 regular season matches, 28 of its games have gone under the total, while 25 have gone over and just one has pushed. As the visiting team, the Jets are 14-13 SU so far.
The Jets have converted on just 18.6 percent of their power play opportunities this year, a mark that’s ranked 23rd in the NHL. On the other hand, its penalty kill unit is ranked 27th overall and it’s successfully killed off 74.5 percent of all opponent power plays.
Connor Hellebuyck (.919 save percentage and 2.71 goals against average) has been the main option in goal for Winnipeg. Hellebuyck is averaging 28.3 saves per game and owns a 23-21-5 record.
Winnipeg Jets at St. Louis Blues Free Picks
Free Pick: SU Winner – Blues, O/U – Over
The Blues are 1-3 in games that go to shootout. The Jets are 3-1 in shootouts.
For both of these teams, the total has gone over in three of their last five outings.
Winnipeg skaters have accounted for the ninth-most hits in the league (23.1 per game).