Colorado Avalanche vs. St. Louis Blues – NHL Playoffs Second Round Game 1 – Predictions, Betting Lines, Odds and Trends

Game 1 of the NHL Playoffs Second Round at Ball Arena on Tuesday, May 17 showcases the Colorado Avalanche and the St. Louis Blues playing at 9:30 PM ET. The Avalanche are listed with -260 odds on the moneyline against the Blues (+216).

Avalanche vs. Blues Predictions

Avalanche vs. Blues Betting Odds

Avalanche vs Blues Betting Information
Favorite Moneyline Total
Avalanche -260 5.5

Avalanche vs. Blues Betting Trends

  • The Avalanche are 58-22 record when favored on the moneyline this season.
  • When playing with moneyline odds of -260 or shorter, Colorado has compiled a 21-6 record (winning 77.8% of its games).
  • Based on this matchup’s moneyline, the Avalanche have an implied probability of 72.2% to win.
  • The Avalanche’s 308 total goals (3.8 per game) make them the fourth-best scoring team in the NHL.
  • The Avalanche have conceded 232 total goals (2.8 per game), ranking ninth in NHL play for the fewest goals against.
  • The Blues have claimed an upset victory in 17, or 53.1%, of the 32 games they have played as an underdog this season.
  • St. Louis has not been a longer underdog on the moneyline than the +216 odds on them winning this game.
  • The Blues’ 309 goals on the season (3.8 per game) rank them third in the league.
  • The Blues give up 2.9 goals per game (239 in total), 11th in the league.

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Avalanche vs. Blues Over/Under Trends

  • Colorado and its opponent have combined for more than Tuesday’s total of 5.5 goals 53 times this season.
  • A total of 56 of St. Louis’ games have ended with over 5.5 goals this season.
  • These two teams combine for 7.5 goals per game, 2.03 more than the over/under for this contest.
  • The 5.7 goals per game these two teams are conceding on average are 0.2 more than the over/under for this contest.

Avalanche Team Leaders

  • Mikko Rantanen: 36 goals and 56 assists
  • Nathan MacKinnon: 32 goals and 56 assists
  • Nazem Kadri: 28 goals and 59 assists
  • Darcy Kuemper: 37-12-4 record, .921 save percentage, 138 goals conceded

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 conceded

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