The St. Louis Blues and the Minnesota Wild are separated by only one point in third and fourth place in the Western Conference standings and this game will probably decide which team will lock the higher seed when the playoff time comes. The Blues are slight favourites going into this game since they are hosting the Wild in Enterprise Center in St. Louis, MO, on April 8, 2022.
- Louis Blues vs Minnesota Wild
- NHL – Regular season
- Date – 8/4/2022
- Starting time – 8 PM ET
- Venue: Enterprise Center, St. Louis, MO
St. Louis Blues Stats & Form
The St. Louis Blues are third in the Central Division and fourth in the Western Conference with a 40-20-10 record.
They have won the last three games and are coming off a 4-1 win over the Seattle Kraken.
The Blues are 13-5-3 in division games. St. Louis is third in the Western Conference averaging 3.6 goals per game, led by Vladimir Tarasenko with 25.
Robert Thomas leads the Blues with 44 assists and has 60 points this season. David Perron has five goals over the last 10 games for St. Louis.
St. Louis is 6-3-1 in the last 10 games, averaging 4.1 goals, 7.1 assists, 2.4 penalties and 5.1 penalty minutes while giving up 3.2 goals per game with an .892 save percentage.
St. Louis Blues News
Scott Perunovich, Logan Brown and Torey Krug will not play for St. Louis tonight.
Minnesota Wild Stats & Form
The Minnesota Wild are second in the Central Division and third in the Western Conference with a 43-21-5 record.
They have won 2 of the last 3 games and are coming off a 6-2 loss to the Nashville Predators.
The Wild are 10-9-1 against opponents in the Central. Minnesota ranks third in the Western Conference recording 9.7 points per game, averaging 3.6 goals and 6.1 assists.
Kiril Kaprizov has 87 total points while scoring 40 goals and totaling 47 assists for the Wild. Joel Eriksson Ek has three goals and five assists over the last 10 games for Minnesota.
Minnesota is 8-1-1 in the last 10 games, averaging 3.2 goals, 5.6 assists, four penalties and 10.3 penalty minutes while allowing 1.9 goals per game with a .939 save percentage.
Minnesota Wild News
Matt Dumba, Jon Merrill and Matt Boldy will not play for Minnesota tonight.
St. Louis Blues vs Minnesota Wild Head-to-Head Stats
The St. Louis Blues and have won 8 of the last 10 games against Minnesota.
Six of the last ten games between these two have finished over 5.5 goals.
St. Louis Blues vs Minnesota Wild Betting Odds
The odds for this game are as close as they can be with the Blues at 139 to win and the Wild at 14. The draw is set at 350.
The total goals margin is set at 6 goals with both ways at -110.
Entering the last three weeks of the regular season every game can make a difference in the final standings. These two teams are currently in third and fourth spots and this game may decide which team will finish higher.
The Blues have won 19 of the last 26 games against Western Conference teams and 20 of the last 29 home games while Minnesota has won 9 of the last 11 and 5 of the last 7 games against teams with a winning record. With both teams being on top of their form this will be a tight game that will not see many goals. Therefore placing a bet on under 6 goals is the right choice.