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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 West 1st Round Predictions and 2nd Game Preview

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

TV: ESPN

Stream: NHL.TV

St. Louis Blues vs Minnesota Wild 05/04/2022 Betting Odds:

TeamPUCKLINETOTALML
St. Louis Blues +1.5 (-230)6 o (-125)-101
Minnesota Wild -1.5 (+200)6 u (+105)-122
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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).

Minnesota Wild

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

Trends

Blues

The total has gone OVER in 4 of St. Louis’ last 5 games.
St. Louis are 13-3 SU in their last 16 games.
St. Louis are 6-0 SU in their last 6 games against Minnesota.
Blues are 8-1 SU in their last 9 games on the road.
St. Louis are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing on the road against Minnesota.

Wild

Minnesota are 7-2 SU in their last 9 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota’s last 5 games against St. Louis.
Minnesota are 14-3 SU in their last 17 games at home.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota’s last 5 games when playing at home against St. Louis.
Minnesota are 9-3 SU in their last 12 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.

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.