A day after an in-person meeting in Winnipeg, these same teams converge in St. Louis. Will Winnipeg rehabilitate after losing in overtime or will St. Louis take the 8th victory in a row? We are more inclined to the second version. Below from our prediction you will find out why.
Winnipeg Jets 21-14-3
Winnipeg have lost 4 of their last 5 matches. The opposition was motley – the fighting Carolina and Montreal and the Chicago checkpoint. Between them was defeated a contender for a place in the playoff zone of Minnesota 6-0. With such an unsuccessful series, the Jets manages to occupy 5th place in the West. Winnipeg spent the last match on its ice against St. Louis and lost in an equal fight in overtime with a score of 4: 5. It is noteworthy that all 4 games that Winnipeg lost were played on their own ice.
St. Louis Blues 25-8-6
“St. Louis” is a confident leader in the West, bringing the nearest pursuer at the conference 7 points, which is quite a lot by the standards of the NHL. And they are second only to their antagonist from the East – “Washington”. Moreover, the “bluesmen” have to do without Vladimir Tarasenko, who continues to recover from surgery on his left shoulder. But that does not stop St. Louis from stamping one victory after another. In total, a series of 7 consecutive victories was accumulated, during which St. Louis managed to beat such serious competitors as Colorado, Edmonton and Winnipeg. With this attitude, which asked the current Stanley Cup holders Craig Berubi, “bluesmen” are able to turn mountains.
The history of the confrontation between these bright teams has 35 personal meetings. Winnipeg has 16 victories, and the bluesmen have won the remaining 19 meetings. However, “Winnipeg” scored more goals – 90: 101. In the current draw of the regular season the teams held 1 meeting, which took place last night, and it ended with the victory of the “bluesmen” in overtime with a score of 5: 4.
Jets vs Saint Louis Blues Prediction and Betting Tips
St. Louis is in more optimal shape than Winnipeg at this stage of the season. Therefore, we believe that St. Louis will win the 8th consecutive victory. And also we believe that the match will be effective again, as both teams have powerful attacking potential. In addition, “St. Louis” in recent matches has sold in earnest, having scored 29 goals in 7 matches. And “Winnipeg” has recently been experiencing problems in defense, managing to concede 6-7 goals per match. And also we offer to put on an individual total of owners.