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St. Louis plays Anaheim, looks for 8th straight home win

December 12, 2021 GMT

Anaheim Ducks (15-9-5, second in the Pacific) vs. St. Louis Blues (15-8-4, second in the Central)

St. Louis; Sunday, 7 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Blues -155, Ducks +130; over/under is 5.5

BOTTOM LINE: St. Louis hosts Anaheim trying to prolong its seven-game home winning streak.

The Blues are 10-5-3 against Western Conference opponents. St. Louis ranks fourth in the NHL recording 9.7 points per game, averaging 3.4 goals and 6.3 assists.

The Ducks are 9-6-3 in conference matchups. Anaheim ranks 14th in the league with 31.6 shots per game and is averaging 3.1 goals.

In their last meeting on Nov. 7, Anaheim won 4-1.

TOP PERFORMERS: Pavel Buchnevich leads the Blues with 11 goals, adding 12 assists and recording 23 points. Vladimir Tarasenko has eight assists over the last 10 games for St. Louis.

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Troy Terry leads the Ducks with 15 goals and has 26 points. Trevor Zegras has 11 assists over the last 10 games for Anaheim.

LAST 10 GAMES: Blues: 6-2-2, averaging 3.7 goals, 6.8 assists, 3.2 penalties and 6.7 penalty minutes while giving up 2.7 goals per game with a .916 save percentage.

Ducks: 5-3-2, averaging 2.6 goals, 3.5 assists, three penalties and 7.2 penalty minutes while allowing 2.6 goals per game with a .920 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).

Ducks: Adam Henrique: day to day (lower body).

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.