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Boston favored by -131 against Minnesota on Tuesday


Boston Bruins

Minnesota Wild
53-18-7 April 08, 2014, 08:00 PM | Xcel Energy Center 41-26-12



The hockey wagering menu sees a clash between Minnesota and Boston on Tuesday, with the host Wild trying to win for themselves and reward bettors who back them on the moneyline.

Supporters of the Bruins have seen them go 53-18-7 so far this season, while the Wild are at 41-26-12. In totals betting, the Wild are 24-35-20, while the Bruins are 32-27-19.View Boston Bruins vs Minnesota Wild Odds and Stats.

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had the Wild as 119 moneyline underdogs in this particular NHL matchup earlier. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 5 before betting started to move the line at 5Dimes.

This game puts the Wild, most recently No. 9 in the Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings, up against the Bruins, who rate a No. 2 in the latest survey.

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In their last action, Boston was a 5-2 winner at home against the Flyers. Bettors on Boston at -160 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

In their last action, Minnesota was a 1-0 winner on the road against the Jets. Bettors on Minnesota at -140 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (1) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Minnesota's No. 26-ranked offense (2.48 goals per game) against a Bruins defense that ranks No. 2 at 2.14 goals per game allowed. The Wild powerplay has clicked at a 17.77% rate while the Bruins have a 83.98% rate on the penalty kill.

Next up:
Boston at Winnipeg, Thursday, April 10th
Minnesota home to St. Louis, Thursday, April 10th

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