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St. Louis Blues at Toronto Maple Leafs odds, picks and prediction

The St. Louis Blues (28-14-6) travel to meet the Toronto Maple Leafs (32-12-3) Saturday at Scotiabank Arena. Puck drop is scheduled for 7 p.m. ET. Below, we look at the Blues vs. Maple Leafs odds and lines, and make our expert NHL picks, predictions and bets.

The Blues have dropped three of the past five outings, including a shocking 3-2 overtime loss in Montreal Thursday. Before that setback, the Blues offense had posted 14 goals in three games.

The Maple Leafs outlasted the Blues 6-5 Jan. 15 in a wild game, doubling up the total of 5.5 goals. Toronto picked up a 4-1 win against Pittsburgh last time out Thursday, and the Leafs have outscored the opposition 10-3 across the previous two victories.

Blues at Maple Leafs odds, spread and lines

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  • Money line: Blues +155 (bet $100 to win $155) | Maple Leafs -190 (bet $190 to win $100)
  • Against the spread (ATS): Blues +1.5 (-165) | Maple Leafs -1.5 (+130)
  • Over/Under (O/U): 6.5 (O: +100 | U: -125)

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Blues at Maple Leafs projected goalies

Ville Husso (11-3-2, 1.91 GAA, .937 SV%, 2 SO) vs. Jack Campbell (23-7-3, 2.33 GAA, .924 SV%, 4 SO)

Husso has been consistent in between the pipes for the Blues, allowing three or fewer goals in each of his past 12 starts. He is 2-0-1 with a 1.98 GAA and .909 SV% in three starts in the month of February.

Campbell has been victorious in the past two starts, topping the Kraken and Penguins. The start against Pittsburgh Thursday was more impressive, as he stopped 45 of the 46 shots he faced, improving to 3-1-0 with a 2.25 GAA and .930 SV% in four February starts.

Blues at Maple Leafs odds, lines, picks and predictions

Prediction

Maple Leafs 4, Blues 3

Money line

The Maple Leafs (-190) are just a little too on the expensive side, as they get the Blues (+155) on home ice. Toronto should be able to get the job done after topping St. Louis on the road in a high-scoring matchup earlier in the season, but risking nearly twice as much as your potential return is not optimal.

PASS.

Against the spread

The BLUES +1.5 (-165) are a better play on the road. They can’t be trusted to win straight up on the road against one of the league’s best offensive units, especially after suffering a loss to lowly Montreal. However, St. Louis should be able to keep it close.

Over/Under

OVER 6.5 (+120) is a very good value at plus-money.

The Leafs have posted two or more goals in 12 consecutive games, kicking off the streak with the aforementioned 6-5 victory in St. Louis Jan. 15. The Over is 7-2 across the past nine outings for the Leafs. The Over is 3-2-2 in the past seven games for the Blues, too.

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