St. Louis Blues

  • The St. Louis Blues have (-245) odds to win over the Columbus Blue Jackets (+205).
  • The Philadelphia Flyers have (+135) odds to beat the favored Washington Capitals (-160).

LAS VEGAS – With the NHL preseason coming to an end, there are still Friday games to be played before the regular season starts on Tuesday. Two games to watch for are the St. Louis Blues against the Columbus Blue Jackets and the Washington Capitals versus the Philadelphia Flyers.

Leading up to these two games, the St. Louis Blues are favored to beat the Columbus Blue Jackets while regulated sports betting sites have the Philadelphia Flyers as underdogs on the moneyline but favored on the spread against the Capitals.

St. Louis Blues Vs. Columbus Blue Jackets

St. Louis Blues Vs. Columbus Blue Jackets

  • Moneyline: Blues (-245) vs. Blue Jackets (+205)
  • Spread: Blues -1.5 (+130), Blue Jackets +1.5 (-150)
  • Total: 6 Points

The St. Louis Blues will look to finish off their preseason with a win to add to their 3-3-1 record. The Blues will look to have a similar season to last season, where they finished with a playoff appearance after ending the year with a 27-20-9 record. Backing up the Blues’ odds in this game is that they had an above .500 record against the spread last season at 12-11 while playing at home. As for the Blue Jackets, they had the worst ATS record in the league on the road at 7-17.

The Blues are going into the season with (+4000) odds to win the Stanley Cup while the Blue Jackets sit way behind at (+12500).

Washington Capitals Vs. Philadelphia Flyers

Washington Capitals Vs. Philadelphia Flyers

  • Moneyline: Capitals (-160) vs. Flyers (+135)
  • Spread: Capitals -1.5 (+190), Flyers +1.5 (-230)
  • Total: 5.5 Points

The Philadelphia Flyers will look to cap off their preseason run with a win over the Washington Capitals. Although the Flyers are seen as underdogs in this one, they have a better preseason record than the Caps. The Flyers have gone 2-2-1 while Washington has gone 1-3-1.

Backing up the Flyers’ spread odds is that they did well against the spread last season on the road, having gone 15-13 on the road while the Caps had a horrendous against the spread record playing at home at 12-17.

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