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St. Louis Blues vs Minnesota Wild 05/04/2022 West 1st Round Predictions and 2nd Game Preview
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St. Louis Blues vs Minnesota Wild 05/04/2022 – The St, Louis Blues and the Minnesota Wild will continue their best-of-seven series from Xcel Energy Center in Saint Paul, Minnesota. Both teams will enter their second game of the series and the Blues are hoping to build on their last success. Minnesota dropped their series opener and they need to make up for their loss. The NHL playoff bets are flourishing online as these top teams battle in exciting Central Division. The Blues seem to be dominating the Minnesota Wild and they look forward to extending their victory.
St. Louis Blues vs Minnesota Wild 05/04/2022
When: Wednesday, May 4, 9:30 PM ET
Where: Xcel Energy Center, Saint Paul, Minnesota
St. Louis Blues vs Minnesota Wild 05/04/2022 Betting Odds:
St. Louis Blues
The St. Louis Blues finished their regular season with a 49-22-11 record. The Blues finished behind the Minnesota Wild and ahead of the Dallas Stars. St Louis took to a good start against Minnesota as they scored four goals and restricted them to just one. The Blues had Vladimir Tarasenko as their leading scorer in their regular season with 34 goals and 82 points. St. Louis is averaging 3.77 goals per game with their scoring offense.
Players to watch: D. Perron LW (G 3, A 1, PTS 4), T. Krug D (G 0, A 3, PTS 3), R. O’Reilly C (G 1, A 1, PTS 2).
The Minnesota Wild will try to rebound at home in this game. Minnesota is averaging 3.72 goals per game and are giving up 3.04 to opponents. Minnesota finished their regular season with a record of 53-22-7. Kirill Kaprizov was the leader in scoring with 47 goals and 61 assists. Cam Tolbot has been one of the top goalies for the Wild. Minnesota is touching 76.1 percent with their penalty kill and are touching 20.5 percent with their power play.
Players to watch: J. Merrill D (G 0, A 0, PTS 0), M. Boldy LW (G 0, A 0, PTS 0), B. Duhaime RW (G 0, A 0, PTS 0).
St. Louis Blues vs Minnesota Wild Betting Predictions
The total has gone OVER in 4 of St. Louis’ last 5 games.
Minnesota are 7-2 SU in their last 9 games.
Blues vs Wild Betting Picks
The Blues have a better shot in this game with the NHL betting trends on their side. Minnesota is playing this game at home, but they seem to be struggling to make ends meet. Take the Blues to win and cover.
Score Prediction: Blues 4, Wild 2.