The Minnesota Wild areon the moneyline to win in Game 1 of the NHL Playoffs First Round, while the St. Louis Blues have odds to come out on top when the teams meet on Monday. This matchup has an over/under of .
The betting insights in the article below reference odds valid as of May 2, 2022 at 8:12 PM ET.
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Wild Vs. Blues Betting Odds
Wild Vs. Blues Player Props
Injury Report as of May 2
Wild: Marcus Foligno: Questionable (Lower Body), Mats Zuccarello: Probable (Lower Body)
Blues: Brayden Schenn: Probable (Upper Body), Marco Scandella: Out (Lower Body), Mackenzie MacEachern: Out (Upper Body), Scott Perunovich: Out (Wrist)
|Wild Offense||Stats (Rank)||Blues Defense|
|3.72 (5)||Goals/Game||2.91 (11)|
|32.4 (11)||Shots/Game||31.6 (16)|
|11.5% (2)||Shooting %||9.2% (8)|
|6.6 (3)||Giveaways/Game vs Takeaways/Game||7.5 (10)|
|Blues Offense||Stats (Rank)||Wild Defense|
|3.78 (3)||Goals/Game||3.06 (17)|
|30.3 (18)||Shots/Game||31.3 (14)|
|12.5% (1)||Shooting %||9.8% (17)|
|7.7 (11)||Giveaways/Game vs Takeaways/Game||6.0 (28)|
Wild And Blues Betting Trends
- The Wild have been a moneyline favorite 57 times this season, and have finished 41-16 in those games.
- When it has played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -130 or shorter, Minnesota has a 31-12 record (winning 72.1% of its games).
- The Wild have an implied moneyline win probability of 56.5% in this matchup.
- The Blues have won 12, or 46.2%, of the 26 games they have played while the underdog this season.
- St. Louis has a record of 8-10, a 44.4% win rate, when it’s been set as an underdog of +110 or more by oddsmakers this season.
- The implied probability of a win by the Blues, based on the moneyline, is 47.6%.
Head to Head
In the most recent meeting between these squads, St. Louis secured a 6-5 overtime victory. Ryan Hartman scored two goals for the Wild. Pavel Buchnevich and Vladimir Tarasenko were among the six Blues skaters to score one goal apiece.
- With 47 goals and 61 assists this season, Kirill Kaprizov is one of Minnesota’s top contributors (108 points).
- Kevin Fiala has 34 goals and 50 assists for Minnesota to compile 84 total points (1.0 per game).
- Mats Zuccarello has contributed 79 points for Minnesota in 70 games this season, netting a goal on 15.1% of his shots and recording 24 goals and 55 assists.
- In 57 games played this season, Marc-Andre Fleury (26-17-4) has allowed 156 goals.
- Tarasenko has totaled 34 goals and 47 assists in 75 games for St. Louis, good for 81 points.
- Robert Thomas has amassed 75 points this season, with 19 goals and 56 assists.
- Jordan Kyrou has scored 27 goals on the season, adding 48 assists.
- Ville Husso has a 21-7-2 record this season, with a .919 save percentage (sixth-best in the league). He has 1136 saves, and has conceded 100 goals (2.6 goals against average).