The National Hockey League is back in action on Wednesday evening with Central Division clash as the Chicago Blackhawks will face St Louis Blues at Scottrade Center in St Louis, Missouri. The Blackhawks will want to respond after a 5-0 away loss to Colorado. On the other hand, the Blues lost 4-2 at home against the Capitals.
Chicago Blackhawks Form
The Chicago Blackhawks are not enjoying their hockey this season. The Blackhawks will be missing the playoffs after being part of the postseason for the last nine years in a row.
With the defeat against the Avalanche, the Blackhawks have now lost seven of their last nine games while also allowing 4.11 goals per game over those games. Chicago has away from stands at 14-25 and they have averaged 2.69 goals per game and have allowed 3.49 goals per game in those games.
On the offensive side of the ice, The Blackhawks have been below average as they are placed in the 20th position in scoring at 2.81 goals per game, converting on 15.8% of their chances. The defensive form has been below average so far as they are ranked 23rd in goals allowed, letting in 3.08 goals per game, allowing the opposing teams to convert on 21.0% of their chances.
St Louis Blues Form
The St Louis Blues are involved in a tight race with the Avalanche for the final spot in the Western Conference playoff standings, However, offensive their recent form has not been impressive as they have lost their last three games in a row. The Blues have a home record of 24-16 for the season, they have also averaged 2.75 goals per game and have allowed 2.50 goals per game in those games.
On the offensive side of the game, The Blues are ranked 24th in the league in scoring at 2.71 goals per game, converting on 15.4% of their chances. At the defensive part of the game, they have been in a very good form as they are ranked 7th in goals allowed, letting in an average of 2.68 goals per game, allowing the opposing teams to convert on 20.0% of their chances.
The Chicago Blackhawks are off this season as they will miss the postseason. On the other hand, St Louis Blues are fighting for the last playoff spot in the Western Conference. After the loss at the hands of the Capitals, the Blues desperately need this kind of a game. I firmly believe that St Louis will win this one easily.
My Free Pick & Prediction for Chicago Blackhawks vs.St Lous Blues today on 4/4/2018 is: Take the St Louis Blues -245 (money line bet)
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