Vancouver favored by -147 against Minnesota on Friday
|32-21-7||February 28, 2014, 10:00 PM | Rogers Arena||28-24-9|
The visiting Wild hope for a solid performance on Friday as they look to steal a win at Rogers Arena against the Vancouver Canucks.
The Wild will look to vanquish their hosts on Friday, as they are 32-21-7 this season, while the Canucks are 28-24-9. Minnesota is 17-29-14 against the total, while Vancouver is 20-33-8 versus the number.
View Minnesota Wild vs Vancouver Canucks Odds and Stats.
On the opening NHL line for this matchup, Vancouver sat as -147 Favorite over at BetOnline. The total was set at 5 at 5Dimes but may move closer to puck drop.
This game matches up the No. 30 (Canucks) and the No. 23 (Wild) teams according to our current NHL Power Rankings.
In their last action, Minnesota was a 3-0 winner on the road against the Oilers. Bettors on Minnesota at +100 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.
In their last action, Vancouver was a 1-0 winner at home against the Blues. Bettors on Vancouver at +133 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 Vancouver's No. 27-ranked offense (2.41 goals per game) against a Wild defense that ranks No. 7 at 2.45 goals per game allowed. The Canucks powerplay has clicked at a 13.71% rate while the Wild have a 81.05% rate on the penalty kill.
Minnesota home to Calgary, Monday, March 3rd
Vancouver home to Ottawa, Sunday, March 2nd