KEY POINTS

  • Blues aim for 10th straight win at home on Wednesday
  • Flyers are underdogs as visitors 
  • St. Louis is also gunning to win its fifth straight overall

Defending Stanley Cup champions St. Louis Blues will chase another record when they host the Philadelphia Flyers on Wednesday night as they gun for their 10th straight win inside the Enterprise Center. During the said stretch of consecutive victories, the Blues unleashed a 36-15 scoring onslaught against their assignments capped by a 4-1 mastery of a star-crossed Anaheim on Monday. The current home win streak also leveled the club’s record which was previously set in 1991. Overall, the team is sitting on a four-game winning surge.

The Flyers are entering the match beaming with pride after a come from behind victory over the Bruins on Monday where they trailed by as much as three goals before pulling off a 6-5 squeaker in OT at home.

This is an easy pick for the oddsmakers, giving the edge to the Blues as they continue to set the bar for the elites so far in the NHL.

Blues:

The Blues are tied with the Washington Capitals for the most points scored in the season to date with 67 as both teams are at the top of their respective divisions. David Perron will try to recover from a goalless outing in his previous game which snapped his personal four-game run with at least a goal. Despite this, he still leads the team in points with 46, enough to earn him a spot in the All-Star game. 

Flyers:

Travis Sanheim provided the most pivotal plays on Monday’s win as he scored his second goal of the match when it mattered most, putting the affair back to square one in the deciding frame before the Flyers pulled off the stunning comeback via a clutch goal from Travis Konecny in Round 5 of the shootout. 

Sean Couturier has been on a tear for Philadelphia in his last outings. He has joined Konecny as the team’s leaders in points with 39 each after he chalked up a total of three goals and six assists just for the month of January.

Odds and Trends:

The Blues are -170 faves to win while the Flyers are dogs with +150 money line price. The total line is offered -120 5.5o and +100 5.5u.

The Blues are 4-0 in their last 4 overall and 13-3 in their last 16 when their opponent scores 5 goals or more in their previous game.

The Flyers are Flyers are 9-4 in their last 13 games playing on 1-day rest and 0-6 in their last 6 games as a road underdog.

Over is 4-0 in Blues last 4 when their opponent scores 5 goals or more in their previous game and 4-0 in Flyers last 4 games as a road underdog.

Under is 4-0 in Flyers last 4 Wednesday games.

Prediction:

Moneyline: Blues

Total: Over