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Minnesota Wild at Anaheim Ducks Betting Odds Preview with Pick

Fans betting on NHL look for value at Honda Center on Wednesday as the host Anaheim Ducks battle the Minnesota Wild in hockey odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the opening NHL betting line for this matchup, Anaheim sat as -120 favorites over at BetOnline. The total was set at 5 at Bovada but may move closer to puck drop.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 2.9-2.3 result in favor of the Ducks. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Minnesota Wild vs Anaheim Ducks Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Anaheim Ducks bring a 19-18-7 record to the battle against the 22-15-8 Wild. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Anaheim go 13-21-10 so far and the Wild go 14-22-9. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Anaheim vs Minnesota injuries news.

The NHL Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Anaheim Ducks rated this week at No. 7 and the Minnesota Wild sitting at No. 25.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Anaheim Ducks No. 30-ranked offense (2 goals per game) against a Minnesota Wild defense that ranks No. 5 at 2.36 goals per game allowed. The Ducks powerplay has clicked at a 21.1% rate while the Wild have a 79.44% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Minnesota was a 3-0 loser in its last match on the road against the Predators. They lost as +116 underdogs, while the total score of 3 made winners of UNDER bettors.

The Ducks were a 3-2 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Kings. That made winners of bettors who got Los Angeles at +101 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for OVER bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Minnesota is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games
  • Minnesota is 6-13 SU in its last 19 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Minnesota's last 11 games on the road
  • Anaheim is 10-2 SU in its last 12 games when playing Minnesota
  • Anaheim is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Minnesota

Next Betting Matchups

Minnesota at Los Angeles, Thursday, January 21st
Anaheim at Washington, Friday, January 22nd