St. Louis takes home win streak into matchup with Detroit
Detroit Red Wings (13-10-3, third in the Atlantic) vs. St. Louis Blues (13-8-4, second in the Central)
St. Louis; Thursday, 8 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Blues -172, Red Wings +145; over/under is 6
BOTTOM LINE: St. Louis hosts Detroit trying to prolong its five-game home winning streak.
The Blues are 8-3-1 at home. St. Louis is first in the Western Conference with 6.0 assists per game, led by Robert Thomas averaging 0.8.
The Red Wings have gone 4-7-1 away from home. Detroit ranks 14th in the Eastern Conference with 28.4 shots per game and is averaging 2.8 goals.
In their last matchup on Nov. 24, Detroit won 4-2. Robby Fabbri recorded a team-high 2 points for the Red Wings.
TOP PERFORMERS: Jordan Kyrou has 25 total points for the Blues, nine goals and 16 assists. Brandon Saad has seven goals over the last 10 games for St. Louis.
Moritz Seider leads the Red Wings with 15 total assists and has 18 points. Dylan Larkin has four goals and six assists over the last 10 games for Detroit.
LAST 10 GAMES: Blues: 5-3-2, averaging 3.2 goals, 5.8 assists, 3.5 penalties and 7.6 penalty minutes while giving up 2.8 goals per game with a .915 save percentage.
Red Wings: 5-4-1, averaging 2.6 goals, 4.5 assists, 2.9 penalties and seven penalty minutes while giving up three goals per game with a .904 save percentage.
INJURIES: Blues: Robert Thomas: day to day (lower-body), Jordan Binnington: out (covid-19), Justin Faulk: day to day (undisclosed), David Perron: day to day (upper body), Tyler Bozak: day to day (health protocols).
Red Wings: Tyler Bertuzzi: day to day (health protocols), Gustav Lindstrom: day to day (lower body), Marc Staal: out (covid-19).