Wild get visit from the Predators
The OVER has only paid out twice in the past 10 games between the Minnesota Wild and the Nashville Predators as those Central Division rivals meet in NHL action on Tuesday.
The OVER/UNDER is 2-6-2 in the past 10 games between the Wild and Predators, with the teams combining for a PUSH result in a 3-2 Nashville home victory back on October 8. The Predators are 7-3 in their last 10 games vs. the Wild.
The Wild sports a record of 3-3-3 heading into this matchup, while the Predators sit at 5-3-1 on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 2-5-2 for the Wild and 2-5-2 for the Predators.
If you're backing the visitors in this one, they Predators listed earlier today as underdogs of 134 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 5, depending on the book.
The Wild - Predators odds would favor the Wild if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Minnesota is rated No. 8 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Nashville is at No. 26.
Nashville won its last outing, a 3-1 result against the Jets on October 20. Bettors who backed the Predators at +150 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
Minnesota lost its last outing, a 2-1 result against the Panthers on October 19. Bettors who backed the Panthers at +118 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Minnesota's No. 26-ranked offense (2.11 goals per game) against a Predators defense that ranks No. 11 at 2.44 goals per game allowed. The Wild powerplay has clicked at a 26.32% rate while the Predators have a 81.82% rate on the penalty kill.
Nashville at Atlanta, Thursday, October 24th
Minnesota at Hartford , Thursday, October 24th