Wild Vs Blues: Game 1 NHL Playoffs First Round Betting Lines, Odds And Trends – May 2, 2022

Written By Staff on April 30, 2022

The Minnesota Wild are -130 on the moneyline to win in Game 1 of the NHL Playoffs First Round, while the St. Louis Blues have +110 odds to come out on top when the teams meet on Monday. This matchup has an over/under of 6.5.

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)

Stat Rankings

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)
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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.

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Result
4/16/2022 Blues Blues -1.5 6.0 6-5 STL
4/8/2022 Wild Blues -1.5 6.5 4-3 STL
1/1/2022 Wild Wild -1.5 6.0 6-4 STL

Wild Leaders

  • 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.

Blues Leaders

  • 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).


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