St. Louis
Blues
Stadium Enterprise Center
45-28-9 Overall | 12-9-5 CENTRAL 3rd
TEAM STATSGFGAPOWER PLAY
Blues247223 0%
Schedule
Preseason
Mon  9/16
@
Stars
8:30pm
Wed  9/18
@
Capitals
7:00pm
Fri  9/20
@
Jets
8:00pm
Sun  9/22
vs
Blue Jackets
3:30pm
Tue  9/24
vs
Stars
8:00pm
Thu  9/26
@
Red Wings
7:00pm
Fri  9/27
vs
Capitals
8:00pm
Sun  9/29
@
Blue Jackets
5:00pm
Team Outlook and Scouting Report

SEASON FORECASTS AND FUTURES PICKS

Their odds to win it all are 16/1, 5.9% (#6). They are not a good bet to win the championship. Their 4.1% chance is #10 in the league. In simulations, they win the West 10.7% of the time and are not a good value at 7/1, 12.5%. The Blues are averaging 97.9 points per sim which makes them a decent bet to go over 96.5. At -220 the Blues are a good value to make the playoffs with a 84% chance. Their odds of winning their division are 5/1, 16.7%. They win the division in 23.3% of simulations. Their average wins per simulation puts them at #5 in the West.

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REGULAR SEASON RECAP AND UPCOMING GAMES

They were expected to win 52% of their games last season so their 45-28-9 met expectations. In terms of money line profit, they were one of the best teams at +382. They were not good on puck lines going 40-42 (-777 loss). More of their games came in under (44) than went over (34). Their next game vs the Capitals should be close. The Blues are winning 48 percent of computer simulations. The table below shows their upcoming games, their simulation based win percentage and their recent head to head record (WL, ATS, OU).

TEAM STATISTICAL STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES

Their record is better than it should be. Since 10/2/2018 their average goal differential is +0.27 (includes playoff games) which ranks #10 in the league, but their rank based on points (per game) is #6. This is a relatively better road team than a home team. They are the #5 ranked team in goal differential in road games, vs #20 in home games.

OFFENSIVE STATS PER GAME (League Rank):

DEFENSIVE STATS PER GAME (Lower # is Better):

TEAM FANTASY LEADERS

The table below show the most valuable fantasy players on the team led by Jordan Binnington who is projected to be the #7 Goalie. The Better Option column shows the player directly above him and the Better Than column shows the player directly below him in the projected position rankings.

Roster
NoPlayerPosHeightWeightBirthdateEXPCOLLEGE
34 Allen, Jake G6-220308/07/1990No College
49 Barbashev, Ivan LW6-018712/14/1995No College
50 Binnington, Jordan G6-117407/11/1993No College
9 Blais, Sammy LW6-220506/17/1996No College
41 Bortuzzo, Robert D6-421603/18/1989No College
19 Bouwmeester, Jay D6-420609/27/1983No College
21 Bozak, Tyler C6-119903/19/1986No College
29 Dunn, Vince D6-020310/29/1996No College
6 Edmundson, Joel D6-421506/28/1993No College
15 Fabbri, Robby LW5-1019001/22/1996No College
4 Gunnarsson, Carl D6-219811/09/1986No College
62 MacEachern, MacKenzie LW6-219003/09/1994No College
71 Nolan, Jordan LW6-321906/23/1989No College
90 O'Reilly, Ryan C6-121602/07/1991No College
55 Parayko, Colton D6-623005/12/1993No College
57 Perron, David RW6-020005/28/1988No College
27 Pietrangelo, Alex D6-321001/18/1990No College
12 Sanford, Zach LW6-420711/09/1994No College
10 Schenn, Brayden LW6-120008/22/1991No College
17 Schwartz, Jaden LW5-1019006/25/1992No College
20 Steen, Alexander RW6-021103/01/1984No College
70 Sundqvist, Oskar C6-320903/23/1994No College
91 Tarasenko, Vladimir RW6-022512/13/1991No College
18 Thomas, Robert RW6-018807/02/1999No College