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Minnesota Wild

Philadelphia Flyers
20-13-5 December 23, 2013, 07:30 PM | Wells Fargo Center 16-16-4

The Philadelphia Flyers battle the visiting Minnesota Wild on Monday in NHL betting action at Wells Fargo Center.

Philadelphia will face the 20-13-5 Wild. In totals betting, the Flyers are 15-17-4 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Wild are 10-20-8 favoring the OVER.

View Minnesota Wild vs Philadelphia Flyers Odds and Stats.

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had the Flyers as -116 moneyline Favorite in this particular NHL matchup earlier. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 5 before betting started to move the line at 5Dimes.

According to new NHL Power Rankings here, it's the No. 5-ranked Flyers and the No. 26-rated Wild in this matchup.


In their last action, Minnesota was a 4-1 loser on the road against the Rangers. Bettors on New York at -111 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent PUSH bettors home happy as well.

The Flyers were a 6-3 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Blue Jackets. That made winners of bettors who got Columbus at -115 on the moneyline, while the total score (9) was good news for OVER bettors.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Philadelphia's No. 23-ranked offense (2.47 goals per game) against a Wild defense that ranks No. 9 at 2.42 goals per game allowed. The Flyers powerplay has clicked at a 16.67% rate while the Wild have a 78.05% rate on the penalty kill.

A few Wild at Flyers trends to consider:
Minnesota is 2-3-1 SU in its last 6 games
Minnesota is 1-6-1 SU in its last 8 games on the road
Minnesota is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games when playing Philadelphia
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Minnesota's last 11 games when playing Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Philadelphia's last 9 games
Philadelphia is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Philadelphia is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Philadelphia's last 11 games when playing Minnesota

Next up:
Minnesota at Atlanta, Friday, December 27th
Philadelphia at Edmonton, Saturday, December 28th