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Minnesota Wild take on Panthers in NHL Betting Odds

Fans betting on NHL look for value at BB&T Center on Friday as the host Florida Panthers battle the Minnesota Wild in hockey odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the opening NHL betting line for this matchup, Florida sat as -120 favorites over at BetOnline. The total was set at 5.5 at Bovada but may move closer to puck drop.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 3.5-2.1 win for the Wild on Friday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Minnesota Wild vs Florida Panthers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

This season the Florida Panthers are 13-16-5 overall while the Minnesota Wild are 18-13-3. As for the totals, Florida is 17-17 on the OU, and Minnesota is 17-15-2. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Florida vs Minnesota injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 27 (Florida Panthers) and the No. 19 (Minnesota Wild) teams according to our current NHL Power Rankings.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Florida Panthers No. 19-ranked offense (2.88 goals per game) against a Minnesota Wild defense that ranks No. 15 at 2.91 goals per game allowed. The Panthers powerplay has clicked at a 17.76% rate while the Wild have a 83.33% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, Minnesota was a 6-4 winner on the road against the Senators. Bettors on Minnesota at +111 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (10) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

The Panthers were a 3-2 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Coyotes. That made winners of bettors who got Florida at -107 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Minnesota is 4-12 ATS in its last 16 games
  • Minnesota is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games
  • Minnesota is 2-7 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
  • Florida is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games
  • Florida is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Florida's last 5 games
  • Florida is 3-8 ATS in its last 11 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Minnesota at Tampa Bay, Saturday, December 23rd
Florida home to Ottawa, Saturday, December 23rd