Detroit vs St. Louis: prediction for the NHL game
Detroit Red Wings
Detroitare 11th in the East with 19 points in the asset, and had a winning streak of three games before going into a downturn. The Red Wings lost the last four fixtures to Columbus (2:3), Dallas (2:5), Vegas (2:5), and even Arizona (1:2 OT). Thus, Jeff Blashill's men earned only one point in the recent away series. However, the Wings do look much better at home, where they suffered only two defeats in regulation this season.
St. Louis Blues
St. Louis had an amazing start to the season, but recently they have been alternating between victories and defeats. The Blues were on a losing streak of four games, which they interrupted with a win over San Jose (4:1), but after that they lost to Dallas (1:4). In the last game, St. Louis beat Vegas (5:2).
The Blues are stilll in the Top-5 clubs in the West, despite their recent woes. Either than Brayden Schenn, they do not have injury concerns and are looking to build on their success in the upcoming game.
Detroit conceded more than 4 goals in 3 out of 5 matches.
In 4 out of 5 games of St. Louis, both sides scored in the second period.
Detroit are in poor form and had a terrible away series, having lost even to the main outsider of the NHL, Arizona. St. Louis, on the contrary, are recovering after a dip in form, and their superior quality guarantees them a win here.
Our prediction - St. Louis to win
Detroit have one of the worst defenses in the NHL. St Louis' powerful attack should have no problems scoring 3 or more goals today.
Second bet - St. Louis IT over 2.5 goals