Blues take on the Wild in Central Division action

St. Louis Blues (19-18-3, sixth in the Central Division) vs. Minnesota Wild (22-13-3, third in the Central Division)

Saint Paul, Minnesota; Sunday, 7 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NHL LINE: Wild -191, Blues +160; over/under is 6.5

BOTTOM LINE: Central Division opponents meet when the Minnesota Wild play the St. Louis Blues.

Minnesota has a 22-13-3 record overall and a 7-3-0 record in Central Division games. The Wild serve 12.7 penalty minutes per game to rank third in league play.

St. Louis is 19-18-3 overall and 4-5-1 against the Central Division. The Blues are 17-4-2 in games they score three or more goals.

The matchup Sunday is the second meeting between these teams this season. The Wild won 5-2 in the last matchup.

TOP PERFORMERS: Mats Zuccarello has scored 16 goals with 24 assists for the Wild. Kirill Kaprizov has six goals and seven assists over the last 10 games.

Jordan Kyrou has scored 19 goals with 19 assists for the Blues. Brayden Schenn has one goal and eight assists over the past 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Wild: 7-2-1, averaging 3.8 goals, 6.1 assists, 4.5 penalties and 12.5 penalty minutes while giving up 2.2 goals per game.

Blues: 5-3-2, averaging 3.9 goals, 6.7 assists, 3.1 penalties and 7.2 penalty minutes while giving up 3.4 goals per game.

INJURIES: Wild: Filip Gustavsson: day to day (illness), Jake Middleton: out (illness), Marcus Foligno: out (lower-body), Mats Zuccarello: day to day (upper body).

Blues: Vladimir Tarasenko: out (hand), Logan Brown: day to day (upper-body), Marco Scandella: out (hip), Ryan O’Reilly: out (foot), Torey Krug: out (lower-body), Scott Perunovich: out (shoulder).


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