St. Louis vs Minnesota: prediction for the NHL game
The Blues take on the Wild in the 6th game of their last-16 tie. St. Louis can advance to the quarterfinals if they win today. Will Minnesota put up a fight? What to expect from this game? Our answer is in the prediction below.
St. Louis Blues
St. Louis were excellent in the last two games against Minnesota. In both cases, the Blues defeated their opponent with a score of 5:2, and forward O'Reilly chalked up four points in two games. Goalie Binnington made a total of 58 saves. Now the Blues are in the lead and just one step away from the quarterfinals.
Minnesota recorded victories in the second and the third games of the match (6:2 and 5:1). Kirill Kaprizov has been fantastic; he scored four goals and also gave an assist. But the Wild couldn't keep up with their opponent in the last two games as they experienced problems on the defensive and allowed the Blues to score 10 goals.
In 5 head-to-head games in a row, the teams scored in each period.
In 4 head-to-head games out of 6, Minnesota opened the scoring.
St. Louis are on top form and need just one more victory to advance to the quarterfinals. The Blues will be sure to use their home advantage and defeat the Wild in the upcoming game. Minnesota have been very unreliable on defense, especially in the last two games, so we will be backing St. Louis here.
Our prediction - St. Louis to win
Both sides have scored a lot during this match and failed to overcome the total of 5.5 goals in just one game out of five. We suggest taking the over.
Second bet - total over 6 goals