St. Louis Blues vs. Minnesota Wild NHL Playoffs First Round Game 6 odds, tips and betting trends

The St. Louis Blues are set for Game 6 of the NHL Playoffs First Round against the Minnesota Wild, with the Blues leading the series 3-2. Watch the game on Thursday at 9:30 PM ET on .

St. Louis won 5-2 on the road its last time out on May 10 against the Minnesota Wild.

Minnesota played at home its last time out on May 10, and fell 5-2 against the St. Louis Blues.

Before watching this matchup, here’s what you need to know about Thursday’s NHL Playoffs First Round action.

St. Louis Blues vs. Minnesota Wild Odds and Betting Lines

Favorite: Blues (-114)
Underdog: Wild (-106)
Over/under: 6.5

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Blues Stats and Trends

Through 56 games as the moneyline favorite this season, St. Louis has won 36 of those games.
In 53 games with moneyline oddds lower than -114, the Blues have 34 wins.
St. Louis has a 53.3% chance of winning this game, according to the moneyline odds.
St. Louis and its opponent have gone over the current 6.5-goal total in 45 of 88 matches (51.1%) so far this season.
Over the past 10 games, the Blues are 6-4-0 (80.0% of possible points).
They are scoring at a 3.9 goals-per-game average (39 total) over that time.
Over on the defensive side, the Blues have given up 29 goals (2.9 per game) in those 10 matchups.

Wild Stats and Trends

The Wild have claimed an upset victory in 11, or 47.8%, of the 23 games they have played as an underdog this season.
Minnesota has 20 games this season playing as the underdog by -106 or longer, and is 10-10 in those contests.
The win probability for the Wild, implied from the moneyline, is 51.5%.
In 54.5% of Minnesota’s previous games this season (48/88), the teams combined to score more than Thursday’s over/under of 6.5 goals.
In the last 10 contests, the Wild have gone 8-2-0 (90.0% of possible points).
They have averaged 4.2 goals per game (42 total) during that stretch.
On the defensive side, the Wild have given up 23 goals (2.3 per game) in those 10 matchups.

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Author: Naomi Berry