The Vancouver Canucks are 8-2 over their last 10 games against the Minnesota Wild as those Northwest Division teams take to the ice in NHL betting action at the sportsbooks on Tuesday night.
Vancouver topped Minnesota 4-1 as a slight road favorite when those teams met for the first time this season on February 7 in a PUSH on the betting totals. The OVER/UNDER has gone 3-5-2 over the 10 most recent games between the Wild and the Canucks.
Vancouver will face the 6-5-1 Wild. In totals betting, the Canucks are 2-7-2 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Wild are 3-8-1 favoring the OVER.
If you're going with the Canucks in this one, they were listed as moneyline favorites of -186 on most hockey betting menus early today for Monday's contest. The over-under was at 5 earlier at GTbets.
The Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings have the Canucks at No. 8 and the Wild at No. 17 heading into this contest.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Vancouver's No. 7-ranked offense (3 goals per game) against a Wild defense that ranks No. 11 at 2.5 goals per game allowed. The Canucks powerplay has clicked at a 16.1% rate while the Wild have a 86% rate on the penalty kill.
Minnesota was a 2-1 winner in its last match on the road against the Flames. They won as +100 underdogs, while the total score of 3 made winners of UNDER bettors.
In their last action, Vancouver was a 5-1 winner at home against the Flames. Bettors on Vancouver at -190 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (6) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.
Minnesota Wild Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 2-8
Before playing Florida are 3-3-2
After playing Calgary are 4-6
After a win are 5-5
Vancouver Canucks Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing San Jose are 7-3
After playing Calgary are 8-2
After a win are 6-4
A few Wild at Canucks trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Minnesota's last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota's last 6 games on the road
Minnesota is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Vancouver
Minnesota is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Vancouver is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Vancouver is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Minnesota
Vancouver is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Vancouver's last 5 games at home
Minnesota home to Colorado, Thursday, February 14
Vancouver home to Dallas, Friday, February 15