Avalanche vs. Blues Prediction, Betting Tips & Picks – NHL Playoffs Second Round Game 4

by | May 22, 2022

The St. Louis Blues take their home ice at Enterprise Center against the Colorado Avalanche in Game 4 of the NHL Playoffs Second Round on Monday, May 23, starting at 9:30 PM ET. The Avalanche have a 2-1 lead in the series. The Blues are big underdogs despite being at home, at +141, and the Avalanche are -165. Find more below on the Avalanche vs. Blues betting line, injury report, head-to-head stats, best bets and more.

Avalanche vs. Blues Spread and Betting Line

Avalanche vs Blues Betting Information
Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Avalanche -165 Blues +141

Avalanche vs. Blues Game Info

  • Game Day: Monday, May 23, 2022
  • Game Time: 9:30 PM ET
  • Location: St. Louis, Missouri
  • Arena: Enterprise Center

Computer Predictions for Avalanche vs. Blues

Computer picks for Avalanche vs Blues
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Blues (+1.5) Over (6.5) Blues 4 Avalanche 3

Avalanche vs. Blues Betting Trends

  • Colorado has won 61 of its 84 games as a favorite this season.
  • The Avalanche have been victorious in 50 of the 66 games they have played with moneyline odds lower than -165.
  • The moneyline odds imply that Colorado has a 62.3% chance of winning this game.
  • Colorado Avalanche Leaders

  • Mikko Rantanen is one of Colorado’s leading contributors with 92 points. He has 36 goals and 56 assists this season.
  • Nathan MacKinnon has 32 goals and 56 assists to total 88 points (1.4 per game).
  • Nazem Kadri’s season total of 87 points has come from 28 goals and 59 assists.
  • Darcy Kuemper (37-12-4) has a 2.5 goals against average and a .921 save percentage (ninth-best in the league).
  • Colorado Avalanche Season Stats

  • The Avalanche score the fourth-most goals in the league, averaging 3.8 per game for a total of 308 this season.
  • The Avalanche have allowed the ninth-fewest goals in league play this season, 232 (2.8 per game).
  • The team’s goal differential is fourth-best in the league at +76.
  • The Avalanche have put up 67 power-play goals this season, leading the NHL (on 278 power-play chances).
  • The Avalanche’s offense ranks eighth the league with a 24.1% power-play conversion rate.
  • The Avalanche’s six shorthanded goals this season rank 17th.
  • The Avalanche have the league’s 15th-ranked penalty-kill percentage at 79.7%.
  • The Avalanche win 47.3% of their faceoffs (28th in the league).
  • The Avalanche have a 10.7% shooting percentage as a squad, ranking sixth in the league.
  • The Avalanche have yet to shut out an opponent this season, averaging 21.5 hits and 13.2 blocked shots per game.
  • Blues vs. Avalanche Betting Trends

  • The Blues have claimed an upset victory in 18, or 50.0%, of the 36 games they have played while the underdog this season.
  • St. Louis has a record of 3-6 in games when sportsbooks list them +141 or longer on the moneyline.
  • Bookmakers have implied, based on the moneyline for this matchup, that the Blues have a 41.5% chance to win.
  • St. Louis Blues Leaders

  • Vladimir Tarasenko’s 34 goals and 48 assists in 75 contests give him 82 points on the season, making him a key part of his team’s offense.
  • St. Louis’ Robert Thomas has racked up 76 total points (1.1 per game), with 20 goals and 56 assists.
  • Jordan Kyrou has 27 goals and 48 assists for Colorado.
  • St. Louis’ Ville Husso is 25-7-6 this season, compiling 1136 saves and permitting 100 goals (2.6 goals against average) with a .919 save percentage (10th-best in the league).
  • St. Louis Blues Season Stats

  • The Blues have scored the third-most goals (309 goals, 3.8 per game) in the league.
  • The Blues have given up 239 total goals (2.9 per game) to rank 11th.
  • Their +70 goal differential is fifth-best in the league.
  • The Blues have recorded 64 power-play goals this season (second-most in the NHL) on 241 power-play chances.
  • The Blues have the league’s second-best power-play conversion rate of 26.6%.
  • The Blues have recorded nine shorthanded goals.
  • The 84.1% of opponent power plays the Blues kill is the fifth-best penalty-kill percentage in the league.
  • The Blues have the 14th-ranked faceoff win percentage in the NHL (50.3%).
  • The 12.4% shooting percentage the Blues have compiled leads the league.
  • The Blues have not had a shutout win yet this season.
  • Avalanche and Blues Injury Report

    Avalanche: Samuel Girard: Day To Day (Upper Body), Ryan Murray: Out (Hand/Wrist)

    Blues: Jordan Binnington: Day To Day (Undisclosed), Marco Scandella: Day To Day (Lower-body), Mackenzie MacEachern: Out (Upper-body), Torey Krug: Out (Lower Body)

    Betting Tips for Avalanche vs. Blues

    After taking a look at all of the key trends and statistics for this matchup, our best bet is Blues on the moneyline at 141 and Blues (+1.5) against the spread. Our computer picks see the scoring going over the total of 6.5 goals.

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