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Minnesota Wild vs Tampa Bay Lightning Odds Preview with Prediction

Minnesota Wild


Tampa Bay Lightning
Saturday, November 22, 2014 7:00 PM ET
St. Pete Times Forum

The NHL hockey betting odds menu sees a clash between Tampa Bay and the Minnesota Wild on Saturday, with the host Lightning trying to win for themselves and reward betting fans who back them on the moneyline.

Minnesota Wild vs Tampa Bay Lightning Opening Odds and Betting Line

If you're backing the visiting Minnesota Wild in this one, they Wild listed earlier today as underdogs of 123 at most Sportsbooks, including Bovada. Those over/under total betting saw the number open in the area of 5.5, depending on the book.

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Computer Prediction: Minnesota Wild vs Tampa Bay Lightning Pick

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 3.6-3.4 result in favor of the Lightning. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Minnesota Wild vs Tampa Bay Lightning Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Tampa Bay Lightning sport a record of 13-6-2 heading into this matchup, while the Minnesota Wild sit at 11-7-0 on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 14-7 for the Lightning and 6-11-1 for the Wild. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Tampa Bay vs Minnesota injuries news.

The NHL Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the No. 17-rated Minnesota Wild taking on the No. 7-rated Tampa Bay Lightning in this contest.

How Minnesota Wild vs Tampa Bay Lightning Stats Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Tampa Bay Lightning No. 2-ranked offense (3.57 goals per game) against a Minnesota Wild defense that ranks No. 7 at 2.28 goals per game allowed. The Lightning powerplay has clicked at a 22.22% rate while the Wild have a 88.14% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Minnesota, they were a 3-2 winner as they battled the Flyers on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Wild at -140 were rewarded, while the 5 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

The Lightning were a 5-2 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Maple Leafs. That made winners of bettors who got Toronto at +120 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for OVER bettors.

Minnesota Wild vs Tampa Bay Lightning Betting Odds Trends

Minnesota is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Minnesota's last 9 games
Minnesota is 5-12 SU in its last 17 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games on the road
Tampa Bay is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games
Tampa Bay is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Tampa Bay's last 14 games
Tampa Bay is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Minnesota at Florida, Monday, November 24th
Tampa Bay home to New York, Wednesday, November 26th