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How the public is betting Avalanche vs. Blues first round NHL playoff series

The Colorado Avalanche and St. Louis Blues Rangers face off in the first round of the 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs. We break down how the public is betting the series and Game 4 specifically.

NHL: MAY 13 Wild at Blues

The No. 1 Colorado Avalanche and No. 4 St. Louis Blues square off on Monday, May 17 to open their seven-game series for Round 1 of the 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs. The winner advances to the second round of Stanley Cup Playoffs where they will face the winner of the Golden Knights-Wild series. Colorado won five of eight games in the teams’ season series.

The Avalanche have home ice advantage in this series and are huge favorites at DraftKings Sportsbook, installed at -420 to win the series while the Blues are +310. The betting public is on the top-seeded Avalanche with 84% of bets and handle on Colorado to win the series. You can bet on the exact outcome of the series and the favorite is Colorado in five games at +300. All four Avs outcomes top the odds, with Colorado in six at +400, a sweep t +450, and in seven at +475.

Game 1 of the series gets going at 10 p.m. ET on Monday. Below is the Avs-Blues series schedule. We’ll be updating with daily betting splits at DraftKings Sportsbook for each game in the series.

Colorado Avalanche (1) win series over St. Louis Blues (4) 4-0

Game 1: Avalanche 4, Blues 1
Game 2: Avalanche 6, Blues 3
Game 3: Avalanche 5, Blues 1
Game 4: Avalanche 5, Blues 2

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