Photo: flickr clydeorama Writer: Jimmy Gold
The St. Louis Blues will take on the Pittsburgh Penguins at Consol Energy Center on Tuesday. In their latest game, the St. Louis Blues lost 3-5 to the Winnipeg Jets. Kevin Shattenkirk had a multi goal game. Paul Stastny had a big night with 1 goals and 1 assists. Paul Stastny has been an effective player with 12 goals and 16 assists this season. Jaden Schwartz had a great assist night with two helpers. Coach Hitchcock is going to break up his most consistent line as the Blues have dropped three straight. Goaltending has been atrocious.
We have Matt Murray penciled in as the confirmed starter for the Pittsburgh Penguins. In his latest game, he was great, allowing 1 goals. Matt Murray posted a 9-0-0 record and 0.93 SV% when playing at home last season.
Carter Hutton should start in net for this game. He allowed 3 goals on 8 shots during his latest appearance. Carter Hutton was unremarkable on the road last season with a 0.894 SV% over 3 appearances
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 20-2-2 when playing at home this season. The St. Louis Blues have been substandard when playing on the road with a 7-12-1 record. The Pittsburgh Penguins have gone 0-2 when playing Western-Central opponents this season. The St. Louis Blues have gone 9-9 when playing Eastern-Metropolitan opponents this season. The Pittsburgh Penguins are 9-10 when playing a team with a winning record.
We are expecting a fair amount of goals in this match-up. We will side with the over in this one.
Game Time: 7:05 PM ET
Over 6 -107