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Minnesota Wild Host Florida Panthers in NHL Betting Action

Fans betting on NHL look for value at Xcel Energy Center on Tuesday as the host Minnesota Wild battle the Florida Panthers in hockey odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to side with the Minnesota Wild in this one found them earlier as -135 favorites on the NHL money line at Bet365. Betting the over under total instead? It was hovering near 5.5 at its open earlier today at BetOnline and may have moved.

A 4.4-1.5 result in favor of the Panthers is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Florida Panthers vs Minnesota Wild Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Florida Panthers will try to spoil to the party on Tuesday; they are 17-16-5 this season, while the Wild are 20-16-3. Florida is 18-20 on the totals; Minnesota is 20-17-2. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Minnesota vs Florida injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 26 (Minnesota Wild) and the No. 28 (Florida Panthers) teams according to our current NHL Power Rankings.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Minnesota's No. 19-ranked offense, averaging 2.82 goals per game, against a Panthers defense that ranks No. 24 at 3.18 goals allowed. The Wild power play is averaging 19.17% while the Panthers defense kills off 81.3% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, Florida was a 2-0 winner at home against the Canadiens. Bettors on Florida at -116 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (2) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

Minnesota lost its last outing, a 3-0 result against the Predators on December 30. Bettors who backed the Predators at -141 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Betting Trends
  • Florida is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Florida is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Florida's last 5 games
  • Florida is 7-2 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
  • Minnesota is 6-15 ATS in its last 21 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 6 games
  • Minnesota is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota's last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Florida at Boston, Thursday, January 4th
Minnesota home to Buffalo, Thursday, January 4th