Minnesota Wild vs. St. Louis Blues – NHL Playoffs First Round Game 5 – Predictions, Betting Lines, Odds and Trends

Monday’s NHL matchup between the Minnesota Wild (53-22-7) and the St. Louis Blues (49-22-11) at Xcel Energy Center sees the Wild favored at home (-144 moneyline odds to win) against the Blues (+123). The game begins at 9:30 PM ET. The Wild are the favorite (-144) in this matchup with the Blues (+123).

Wild vs. Blues Predictions

Wild vs. Blues Betting Odds

Wild vs Blues Betting Information
Favorite Moneyline Total
Wild -144 5.5

Wild vs. Blues Betting Trends

  • The Wild have been victorious in 42 of their 59 games when they were listed as a moneyline favorite this season (71.2%).
  • Minnesota is 27-10 (victorious in 73.0% of its games) when playing with moneyline odds of -144 or shorter.
  • Based on this game’s moneyline, the Wild have an implied probability of 59.0% to win.
  • The Wild score the fifth-most goals in the NHL (305 total, 3.7 per game).
  • Defensively, the Wild are allowing 249 total goals (3.0 per game) to rank 16th in league play.
  • The Blues have been an underdog in 27 games this season, with 13 upset wins (48.1%).
  • St. Louis has a record of 6-6 in games when bookmakers list them +123 or longer on the moneyline.
  • The Blues’ 309 goals on the season (3.8 per game) rank them third in the league.
  • The Blues’ total of 239 goals allowed (2.9 per game) is 11th in the league.

Wild vs. Blues Over/Under Trends

  • Minnesota and its opponent have combined for more than Monday’s total of 5.5 goals 52 times this season.
  • There have been 51 St. Louis games with over 5.5 goals this season.
  • The over/under for this game (5.5) is 2.0 less than the combined scoring averages for the Wild (3.72) and Blues (3.77).
  • This game’s total is 0.5 less than the 6.0 goals these two teams give up per game combined.

Wild Team Leaders

  • Kirill Kaprizov: 47 goals and 61 assists
  • Kevin Fiala: 33 goals and 51 assists
  • Mats Zuccarello: 24 goals and 55 assists
  • Marc-Andre Fleury: 28-23-5 record, .908 save percentage, 159 goals given up

Blues Team Leaders

  • Vladimir Tarasenko: 34 goals and 48 assists
  • Robert Thomas: 20 goals and 56 assists
  • Jordan Kyrou: 27 goals and 48 assists
  • Ville Husso: 25-7-6 record, .919 save percentage, 100 goals given up

Where To Watch Wild vs. Blues

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