Columbus Blue Jackets (15-23-9) vs. St. Louis Blues (25-20-2)
Columbus Blue Jackets vs. St. Louis Blues 1/30/24 – On Tuesday, January 30, 2024 at 8:00 PM ET at Enterprise Center, Columbus Blue Jackets will face St. Louis Blues in an exciting NHL match-up that promises to be a riveting battle! Both sides hope to improve their standings while hoping for momentum gain; NHL fans can follow all the action via NHL NET as we provide key stats, player analyses, betting odds trends analysis as well as free picks from NHL’s no-cost picks for each matchup!
Columbus Blue Jackets have had an inconsistent and challenging season thus far, currently sitting with 15 wins, 23 losses and 9 overtime losses on their record. Although their league standing reflects this struggle, recent signs of improvement include three victories out of their past five contests (3-0-2). They must bring their A game when facing St Louis Blues so as to continue upward momentum.
St. Louis Blues have had an overall successful season so far, earning 25 wins, 20 losses and 2 overtime losses so far this year. While their challenges remain, three victories from their last five matches can only help their chances against the Blue Jackets in Columbus on Tuesday.
Columbus Blue Jackets vs. St. Louis Blues 1/30/24 Game Info:
|Tuesday, January 30, 2024 at 8:00 PM ET
Goaltender Elvis Merzlikins vs. Goaltender Jordan Binnington
Elvis Merzlikins will defend the Columbus Blue Jackets goal this evening as they face their potency offense. Merzlikins has appeared in 26 games so far this season and secured 8 wins, 10 losses, and 6 overtime losses with a goals-against average of 3.29 and save percentage of 0.903. Merzlikins faces an enormous task ahead in stopping it all!
St. Louis Blues will rely on Jordan Binnington between the pipes. Binnington has appeared in 34 games so far and earned 17 victories, 12 defeats, and 2 overtime defeats; his goals-against average stands at 2.97 while he boasts a save percentage of 0.907. Binnington will need to do everything they can to stop Columbus Blue Jackets’ offensive efforts for their own team’s victory
NHL Odds/Point Spread: TBD, Total Odds: TBD
As for betting odds, no exact lines have yet to be set in this matchup. Therefore, bettors need to stay aware of changes as game day nears in order to make informed decisions – point spread and total odds could play an integral part of betting strategies so keep tabs for updates.
Columbus Blue Jackets Betting Trends
The Blue Jackets have shown signs of life recently, winning three of their last five games and covering the spread in three of those five contests (an impressive 15-6 mark against road spreads!). Over/under bettors should take note that three out of the past five Blue Jacket games saw totals go OVER!
St. Louis Blues Betting Trends
The Blues on the other hand have experienced mixed results over their last five games, winning two and covering the spread in three of those contests against them against spread odds. It should also be noted that all five total scores for their last five contests went UNDER the total score cap; perhaps hinting towards low-scoring affairs being more prevalent?
Columbus Blue Jackets vs. St. Louis Blues 1/30/24 Betting Picks
At stake in this battle between Columbus’ struggling Blue Jackets and more stable Blues is both teams’ recent form. While Columbus have shown improvement with covering spreads on road trips, Blues possess enough offensive firepower to threaten any opponent they come up against.
Blue Jackets’ improvements may prove insufficient against the Blues’ offensive prowess and home advantage; but with such an evenly-balanced contest expected, bettors might find value in wagers using point spread and under. As game day nears, make sure you stay updated for updates regarding odds – we wish you the best with all your NHL bets!
Expert pickers would do well to keep an eye on the point spread when betting premium expert picks, as it could present valuable betting opportunities. Given their history of low scoring matches, under may also present attractive wagering options when looking at total odds.
Free Pick and Prediction: Columbus Blue Jackets 2, St. Louis Blues 3.