Avalanche Vs Blues: Game 2 NHL Playoffs Second Round Betting Lines, Odds And Trends – May 19, 2022

Written By Staff on May 18, 2022

The Colorado Avalanche are -255 on the moneyline to win in Game 2 of the NHL Playoffs Second Round, while the St. Louis Blues have +200 odds to claim victory when the teams meet on Thursday. The over/under in this contest is set at 6.5.

The betting trends in what follows reflect odds as of May 19, 2022 at 8:12 PM ET.

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Avalanche Vs. Blues Betting Odds

Avalanche Vs. Blues Player Props

Injury Report as of May 19

Avalanche: Ryan Murray: Out (Hand)

Blues: Torey Krug: Out (Lower Body), Marco Scandella: Doubtful (Lower Body)

Stat Rankings

Avalanche Offense Stats (Rank) Blues Defense
3.77 (4) Goals/Game 2.91 (11)
35.0 (4) Shots/Game 31.6 (16)
10.8% (6) Shooting % 9.2% (8)
6.4 (2) Giveaways/Game vs Takeaways/Game 7.5 (10)
Blues Offense Stats (Rank) Avalanche Defense
3.78 (3) Goals/Game 2.84 (8)
30.3 (18) Shots/Game 31.9 (18)
12.5% (1) Shooting % 8.9% (6)
7.7 (11) Giveaways/Game vs Takeaways/Game 7.2 (12)
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Avalanche And Blues Betting Trends

  • The Avalanche have put together a 57-22 record when favored on the moneyline this season.
  • Colorado is 22-6 (winning 78.6% of its games) when it has played as a moneyline favorite of -255 or shorter.
  • The implied moneyline probability in this matchup gives the Avalanche a 71.8% chance to win.
  • The Blues have won 15, or 48.4%, of the 31 games they have played as an underdog this season.
  • St. Louis has played as an underdog of +200 or more in one game this season and won.
  • The implied probability of a win by the Blues, based on the moneyline, is 33.3%.

Head to Head

The last time these two squads played, Colorado won 3-2 in overtime. The Avalanche’s top performers included Valeri Nichushkin (one goal) and Samuel Girard (one goal). Ryan O’Reilly’s one goal and Jordan Kyrou’s one goal led the Blues.

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Result
5/17/2022 Avalanche Avalanche -1.5 6.5 3-2 COL
4/26/2022 Avalanche Avalanche -1.5 6.5 5-3 COL
10/28/2021 Avalanche Blues -1.5 6.0 4-3 COL
10/16/2021 Avalanche Avalanche -1.5 6.0 5-3 STL

Avalanche Leaders

  • One of Colorado’s top offensive options this season is Mikko Rantanen, who has recorded 92 points in 75 games.
  • Nathan MacKinnon has 32 goals and 57 assists for Colorado to compile 89 total points (1.4 per game).
  • On 247 shots (for 28 goals) and 59 assists, Nazem Kadri has created 87 points this season.
  • In the 57 games Darcy Kuemper has played this season, his save percentage is .921, the 10th-best in the league.

Blues Leaders

  • Vladimir Tarasenko has racked up 81 points (1.1 per game) for St. Louis, with 34 goals and 47 assists in 75 games (playing 16:54 per game).
  • Kyrou is one of the impact players on offense for St. Louis with 75 total points (1.0 per game), with 27 goals and 48 assists in 74 games.
  • Robert Thomas is a key player on offense for St. Louis with 19 goals and 56 assists.
  • Ville Husso has a 21-7-2 record this season, with a .919 save percentage (11th in the league). He has 1136 saves, and has conceded 100 goals (2.6 goals against average).


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