Blues vs. Wild Prediction, Betting Tips & Picks – NHL Playoffs First Round Game 6

by | May 11, 2022

Game 6 of the NHL Playoffs First Round will see the St. Louis Blues hit the ice against the Minnesota Wild on Thursday, May 12, beginning at 9:30 PM ET. The Blues are ahead 3-2 in the series. The Wild are slight underdogs, at -106, and the Blues are -114. Find more below on the Blues vs. Wild betting line, injury report, head-to-head stats, best bets and more.

Blues vs. Wild Spread and Betting Line

Blues vs Wild Betting Information
Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Blues -114 Wild -106

Blues vs. Wild Game Info

  • Game Day: Thursday, May 12, 2022
  • Game Time: 9:30 PM ET
  • Location: St. Louis, Missouri
  • Arena: Enterprise Center

Computer Predictions for Blues vs. Wild

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

Blues vs. Wild Betting Trends

  • St. Louis has gone 36-20 as the oddsmakers’ choice this season.
  • The Blues have a record of 34-19 this season in games with their moneyline odds shorter than -114.
  • There is a 53.3% chance that St. Louis wins this game, per the moneyline.
  • St. Louis Blues Leaders

  • A leading contributor this season for St. Louis, Vladimir Tarasenko has scored 82 points in 75 games (34 goals and 48 assists).
  • Robert Thomas is contributing with 76 points (20 goals, 56 assists).
  • Jordan Kyrou has 75 total points for St. Louis, with 27 goals and 48 assists.
  • Ville Husso has a record of 25-7-6. He has conceded 100 goals (2.6 goals against average) and recorded 1136 saves with a .919 save percentage (15th in the league).
  • St. Louis Blues Season Stats

  • The Blues’ 309 goals this season make them the third-best scoring team in the league.
  • On defense, the Blues have conceded 239 goals (2.9 per game) to rank 11th in league play.
  • The team’s goal differential is fifth-best in the league at +70.
  • The Blues’ 64 power-play goals this season are second-best in the NHL (on 241 power-play chances).
  • The Blues have the league’s second-best power-play conversion rate at 26.6%.
  • The Blues’ nine shorthanded goals this season rank sixth.
  • The Blues’ penalty-kill percentage (84.1%) is the NHL’s fifth-best.
  • The Blues’ players win 50.3% of their faceoffs to rank 14th in the league.
  • The Blues’ 12.4% shooting percentage leads the NHL.
  • The Blues average 20.2 hits and 12.2 blocked shots per game.
  • Wild vs. Blues Betting Trends

  • The Wild have been an underdog in 23 games this season, with 11 upset wins (47.8%).
  • Minnesota is 10-10 when bookmakers have listed them as underdogs of -106 or longer on the moneyline.
  • The Wild have a 51.5% chance to win this game (implied from the moneyline).
  • Minnesota Wild Leaders

  • Minnesota’s Kirill Kaprizov has collected 61 assists and 47 goals in 81 games, good for 108 points.
  • Minnesota’s Kevin Fiala has racked up 84 total points (one per game), with 33 goals and 51 assists.
  • Minnesota’s Mats Zuccarello has 79 points, courtesy of 24 goals (fifth on team) and 55 assists (second).
  • Marc-Andre Fleury’s record stands at 28-23-5 on the season, giving up 159 goals (2.9 goals against average) and compiling 1573 saves with a .908 save percentage (37th in the league).
  • Minnesota Wild Season Stats

  • The Wild have the NHL’s fifth-best scoring offense (305 total goals, 3.7 per game).
  • The Wild have conceded 249 total goals (3.0 per game) to rank 16th.
  • Their +56 goal differential is eighth-best in the league.
  • The Wild have put up 53 power-play goals this season (12th in the NHL) on 258 power-play chances.
  • The Wild have the NHL’s 18th-ranked power-play conversion rate of 20.5%.
  • The Wild have scored two shorthanded goals this season (29th among NHL squads).
  • The Wild’s 23rd-ranked penalty kill rate is 76.5%.
  • The Wild win 47.6% of their faceoffs. That’s the 27th-ranked rate in the NHL.
  • The Wild are shooting 11.4% (second in the league).
  • The Wild have yet to shut out an opponent this season.
  • Blues and Wild Injury Report

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

    Wild: None

    Betting Tips for Blues vs. Wild

    The Blues on the moneyline (-114) is our best bet after taking a look at all of the key trends and statistics for this matchup. Our computer predicts the scoring will go over the total of 6.5 goals, with the Wild (+1.5) covering the spread.

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