Blues Vs Wild: Game 6 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs Betting Preview, Tips And Picks – May 12, 2022

Written By PlayPicks Staff on May 11, 2022

Game 6 of the NHL Playoffs First Round at Enterprise Center features the St. Louis Blues and the Minnesota Wild squaring off at 9:30 PM ET on Thursday, May 12. The Blues are ahead 3-2 in the series. The latest betting lines reveal that the Wild are -110 on the moneyline and the Blues are -110 to win this matchup. This contest has an over/under of 6.5 goals.

The betting insights in what follows are based off odds valid as of May 12, 2022 at 9:12 PM ET. Check out the table below for the most up-to-date lines for this contest and get up to $1,000 Risk Free Bet at BetMGM today!

Blues Vs Wild Betting Odds

Injury Report as of May 12

Blues: Torey Krug: Out (Lower Body), Marco Scandella: Out (Lower Body), Mackenzie MacEachern: Out (Upper Body)

Wild: None

Computer Picks

Moneyline Pick Blues
Total Pick Over (6.5)
Spread Pick Blues (-1.5)

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm (raw power score) that ranks head-to-head matchup results within a closed network of games. Prediction confidence is determined by the delta between each team’s raw power score.

Blues Vs Wild Team Stats

Blues Avg. (Rank) Wild Avg. (Rank)
3.78 (3rd) Goals Scored 3.72 (5th)
2.91 (11th) Goals Allowed 3.06 (17th)
30.3 (18th) Shots 32.4 (11th)
31.6 (16th) Shots Allowed 31.3 (14th)

Blues Key Players

Name GP GOALS ASST PTS SHOTS PP GOALS PLUS/MINUS
Vladimir Tarasenko 75 34 47 81 230 5 +6
Pavel Buchnevich 73 30 45 75 199 8 +29
Robert Thomas 72 19 56 75 114 3 +16
Jordan Kyrou 74 27 48 75 188 5 +10
Ivan Barbashev 81 26 34 60 111 4 +4

Wild Key Players

Name GP GOALS ASST PTS SHOTS PP GOALS PLUS/MINUS
Kirill Kaprizov 81 47 61 108 289 14 +27
Kevin Fiala 82 34 50 84 263 5 +23
Mats Zuccarello 70 24 55 79 159 7 +21
Ryan Hartman 82 34 31 65 239 1 +30
Joel Eriksson Ek 77 25 24 49 223 12 +16

Betting Trends

  • The Blues have put together a 33-19 record when favored on the moneyline this season.
  • Based on this matchup’s moneyline, the Blues have an implied win probability of 52.4%.
  • The Wild have been an underdog in 21 games this season, and won 10 (47.6%).
  • Oddsmakers have implied, given the moneyline set for this matchup, that the Wild have a 52.4% chance to win.
  • St. Louis and its opponent have gone over 6.5 combined goals in 45 of 87 games this season.
  • Minnesota has combined with its opponent to score over 6.5 goals in 48 of 87 games this season.
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