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Picks for Blues vs. Avalanche in Game 5 of second round in 2022 Stanley Cup Playoffs

We go over the moneyline and goal total for Blues vs. Avalanche in Game 5 of the second round of the 2022 NHL playoffs on Wednesday.

Colorado Avalanche v St Louis Blues - Game Four Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images

The Colorado Avalanche can advance to the Western Conference Final with a win in Game 5 of their Western Conference second round series against the St. Louis Blues. TNT will air the game from Ball Arena in Denver. Puck drop is scheduled for 8:10 p.m. ET. Colorado rolled to a 6-3 win in Game 4 and hold a 3-1 series lead.

All odds come courtesy of DraftKings Sportsbook.

Blues vs. Avalanche: Game 5 prediction

Goal Line: Blues +1.5 (-120); Avalanche -1.5 (+100)
Blues: +210
Avalanche: -260
Over/Under: Over 6.5 (+105); Under 6.5 (-115)

The Colorado Avalanche flexed their muscles in the two wins at St. Louis to take command of this series. The Blues looked unhinged in Game 4 with their cheap shots on Avalanche forward Nazem Kadri, but yet still watched Kadri put a hat trick up on them. Colorado looks too strong, too deep, too talented and I don’t think St. Louis has any confidence in goalie Ville Husso.

Pick: Avalanche +1.5 (+100)

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