Vancouver Canucks at St. Louis Blues - 8/19/20 NHL Picks and Prediction

Vancouver Canucks at St. Louis Blues - 8/19/20 NHL Picks and Prediction Photo by Gerry Thomas-USA TODAY Sports

Vancouver Canucks (41-29-7) at St. Louis Blues (44-22-12)

NHL Hockey: Wednesday, August 19, 2020 at 10:30 pm (Rogers Place)

The Line: St. Louis Blues -140 / Vancouver Canucks +125 --- Over/Under: 5.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Vancouver Canucks and St. Louis Blues meet Wednesday in game five of the NHL West First Round at the Rogers Place.  

The Vancouver Canucks need a bounce back showing here to take a 3-2 series lead. The Vancouver Canucks are averaging three goals per game and are scoring on 27 percent of their power play opportunities. Bo Horvat leads Vancouver with six goals, Quinn Hughes has eight assists and Elias Pettersson has 21 shots on goal. Defensively, the Vancouver Canucks are allowing 2.63 goals per game and are killing 81.6 percent of their opponents power plays. Jacob Markstrom has given up 20 goals on 275 shots faced.

The St. Louis Blues look for a third straight win to take a 3-2 series lead. The St. Louis Blues are averaging 2.43 goals per game and are scoring on 17.9 percent of their power play opportunities. David Perron leads St. Louis with four goals, Ryan O'Reilly has six assists and Colton Parayko has 28 shots on goal. Defensively, the St. Louis Blues are allowing three goals per game and are killing 73.5 percent of their opponents power plays. Jordan Binnington has allowed 17 goals on 123 shots faced and Jake Allen has allowed four goals on 102 shots.

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The Canucks are 5-2 in their last 7 games as an underdog, 4-1 in their last 5 games playing on 1 days rest and 5-2 in their last 7 overall. The Blues are 11-5 in their last 16 games as a favorite, 58-27 in their last 85 games playing on 1 days rest and 2-5 in their last 7 overall. The over is 18-8-1 in Canucks last 27 overall. The under is 7-3 in Blues last 10 overall. The Canucks are 4-1 in the last 5 meetings in St. Louis. The under is 35-17-9 in the last 61 meetings.

It feels like the Vancouver Canucks opened up a can of worms by not finishing things when they had the chance. After an overtime win in game three and a dominating game four victory, the St. Louis Blues have tied up this series and seem to have all of the momentum. The Blues are coming off an impressive defensive performance and the offense has picked up the aggressiveness as well. When you have a chance to finish the champs, you do it. The Blues have new life and seem to have the edge now heading into the business end of this series. 

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Randy’s Pick St. Louis Blues -140

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