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Vancouver Canucks vs Minnesota Wild Preview

Minnesota WildVancouver Canucks
March 18, 10:00 PM | Rogers Arena

Minnesota Wild vs Vancouver Canucks Odds

15-10-2TEAM RECORD13-8-6

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

The Canucks sport records of 13-8-6 heading into this matchup, while the Wild sit at 15-10-2 on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 13-11-3 for the Canucks and 10-14-3 for the Wild.

View Minnesota vs Vancouver Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Canucks were listed earlier today as -163 moneyline favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark (including Bovada, while oddsmakers set the opening total around 5.

Power Rankings:
The Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings have the Canucks at No. 16 and the Wild at No. 11 heading into this contest.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Vancouver's No. 13-ranked offense (2.9 goals per game) against a Wild defense that ranks No. 7 at 2.5 goals per game allowed. The Canucks powerplay has clicked at a 13.6% rate while the Wild have a 86.4% rate on the penalty kill.

Minnesota was a 6-4 winner in its last match on the road against the Avalanche. They won as +100 underdogs, while the total score of 10 made winners of OVER bettors.

Last time out for Vancouver, they were a 5-2 loser as they battled the Red Wings at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Red Wings at +170 were rewarded, while the 7 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Minnesota Wild Trends:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing Florida are 3-3-2
After playing Colorado are 5-5
After a win are 5-5

Vancouver Canucks Trends:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing San Jose are 6-4
After playing Detroit are 6-4
After a loss are 4-6

A few Wild at Canucks trends to consider:
Minnesota is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games when playing on the road against Vancouver
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Minnesota's last 7 games
Minnesota is 7-15 SU in its last 22 games on the road
Vancouver is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Minnesota
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Vancouver's last 7 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Vancouver's last 5 games when playing at home against Minnesota
Vancouver is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games when playing Minnesota

Next up:
Minnesota at Detroit, Wednesday, March 20
Vancouver home to St. Louis, Tuesday, March 19