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Wild Odds Open as Moneyline Underdog vs Rangers

The NHL hockey betting odds menu sees a clash between New York and Minnesota Wild on Thursday, with the host Rangers trying to win for themselves and reward betting fans who back them on the moneyline.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to back the visiting Minnesota Wild before puck drop in this match found them as 122 moneyline underdogs at 5Dimes. They saw an opening total of 5, according to BetOnline.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 2.7-2.6 win for the Wild. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Minnesota Wild vs New York Rangers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The New York Rangers are 27-18-5 so far on the season. The Minnesota Wild, meanwhile, are 23-18-9. OVER/UNDER betting fans have seen New York go 22-20-8 and the Wild go 16-25-9 on the totals. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New York vs Minnesota injuries news.

The Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings have the New York Rangers at No. 21 and the Minnesota Wild at No. 25 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits New York's No. 5-ranked offense, averaging 2.88 goals per game, against a Wild defense that ranks No. 8 at 2.4 goals allowed. The Rangers power play is averaging 17.78% while the Wild defense kills off 79.31% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Minnesota, they were a 5-3 loser as they battled the Islanders on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Islanders at -104 were rewarded, while the 8 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

New York was a 3-2 loser in its last match on the road against the Devils. They lost as -136 underdogs, while the total score of 5 made winners of OVER bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Minnesota is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Minnesota's last 7 games
  • Minnesota is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota's last 6 games on the road
  • NY Rangers is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • NY Rangers is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Minnesota
  • NY Rangers is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Minnesota

Next Betting Matchups

Minnesota at St. Louis, Saturday, February 6th
New York at Philadelphia, Saturday, February 6th