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NHL Betting Preview - Minnesota Wild Underdogs vs Nashville Predators at Nashville

The Nashville Predators will try to be nasty hosts on Saturday when the Minnesota Wild pay a visit to Bridgestone Arena.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Minnesota Wild were listed as 113 underdogs on the NHL hockey moneyline earlier at Bet365. The over under total was set at 5.5 before betting started earlier on Saturday at Bovada.

Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 2.9-2 result in favor of the Predators today. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Minnesota Wild vs Nashville Predators Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Minnesota Wild will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 45-24-8 this season, while the Predators are 39-27-11. Minnesota is 39-29-9 on the totals; Nashville is 40-32-5. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Nashville vs Minnesota injuries news.

The NHL Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Nashville Predators rated this week at No. 9 and the Minnesota Wild sitting at No. 19.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Nashville Predators No. 10-ranked offense (2.95 goals per game) against a Minnesota Wild defense that ranks No. 7 at 2.55 goals per game allowed. The Predators powerplay has clicked at a 19.5% rate while the Wild have a 82.35% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Minnesota was a 5-1 winner in its last match at home against the Senators. They won as favorites, while the total score of 6 made winners of OVER bettors.

The Predators were a 3-1 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Maple Leafs. That made winners of bettors who got Toronto at +118 on the moneyline, while the total score (4) was good news for OVER bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Minnesota is 2-9 ATS in its last 11 games
  • Minnesota is 2-9 SU in its last 11 games
  • Minnesota is 15-8 ATS in its last 23 games on the road
  • Minnesota is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Nashville is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Nashville is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Nashville's last 6 games
  • Nashville is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Minnesota home to Colorado, Sunday, April 2nd
Nashville at St. Louis, Sunday, April 2nd