Anaheim Ducks vs Minnesota Wild Betting Matchup Report
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|18-9-5||December 11, 2013, 10:30 PM | Honda Center||21-7-5|
The Ducks get a visit from the Minnesota Wild in hockey action on Wednesday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.
The Ducks currently sport a record of 21-7-5. The Wild are 18-9-5. Betting totals have seen the Ducks post a 17-14-2 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Wild have gone 9-17-6 against the number.
View Minnesota Wild vs Anaheim Ducks Odds and Stats.
The Wild were listed as 138 underdogs on the hockey moneyline earlier at Bovada. The total was set at 5 before betting started earlier on Wednesday at BetOnline.
The NHL Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the No. 19-rated Wild taking on the No. 4-rated Ducks in this contest.
The Wild were a 3-1 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Sharks. That made winners of bettors who got Minnesota at +110 on the moneyline, while the total score (4) was good news for UNDER bettors.
Anaheim was a 5-2 winner in its last match at home against the Islanders. They won as -180 favorites, while the total score of 7 made winners of OVER bettors.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Anaheim's No. 5-ranked offense (3.21 goals per game) against a Wild defense that ranks No. 6 at 2.34 goals per game allowed. The Ducks powerplay has clicked at a 17.27% rate while the Wild have a 78.85% rate on the penalty kill.
Minnesota at San Jose, Thursday, December 12th
Anaheim home to Edmonton, Sunday, December 15th