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Ottawa Senators vs Minnesota Wild Pick and Betting Preview

The Minnesota Wild will try to be nasty hosts on Monday when the Ottawa Senators pay a visit to Xcel Energy Center.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to side with the Minnesota Wild in this one found them earlier as -195 favorites on the NHL money line at Bet365. Betting the over under total instead? It was hovering near 5.5 at its open earlier today at BetOnline and may have moved.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 3.7-2.2 victory for the Wild. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Ottawa Senators vs Minnesota Wild Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Ottawa Senators will try to spoil to the party on Monday; they are 15-20-9 this season, while the Wild are 25-17-5. Ottawa is 24-20 on the totals; Minnesota is 24-21-2. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Minnesota vs Ottawa injuries news.

The Senators - Wild odds would favor the Wild if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Minnesota is rated No. 14 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Ottawa is at No. 31.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Minnesota Wild No. 14-ranked offense (2.94 goals per game) against a Ottawa Senators defense that ranks No. 30 at 3.57 goals per game allowed. The Wild powerplay has clicked at a 19.44% rate while the Senators have a 74.62% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Senators were a 4-3 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Maple Leafs. That made winners of bettors who got Toronto at -139 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for OVER bettors.

Last time out for Minnesota, they were a 5-2 winner as they battled the Lightning at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Wild at +103 were rewarded, while the 7 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Ottawa is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Ottawa is 7-18 SU in its last 25 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Ottawa's last 6 games
  • Ottawa is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games
  • Minnesota is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games at home
  • Minnesota is 11-3 SU in its last 14 games at home
  • Minnesota is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Ottawa

Next Betting Matchups

Ottawa at St. Louis, Tuesday, January 23rd
Minnesota at Pittsburgh, Thursday, January 25th