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Moneyline Favors the Minnesota Wild in Battle with the Ottawa Senators – Betting Odds and Pick

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

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to back the visiting Ottawa Senators before puck drop in this match found them as 170 moneyline underdogs at 5Dimes. They saw an opening total of 5, according to BetOnline.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 3.6-1.8 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 look to vanquish their hosts on Thursday, as they are 35-33-9 this season, while the Wild are 38-28-11. Ottawa is 37-39-1 against the total, while Minnesota is 28-32-17 versus the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Minnesota vs Ottawa injuries news.

It's an NHL hockey betting matchup between the No. 2-rated Minnesota Wild and the No. 28-ranked Ottawa Senators, according to the latest NHL power poll here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Minnesota's No. 15-ranked offense, averaging 2.73 goals per game, against a Senators defense that ranks No. 28 at 3.05 goals allowed. The Wild power play is averaging 19.59% while the Senators defense kills off 75.52% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Ottawa won its last outing, a 2-1 result against the Jets on March 30. Bettors who backed the Senators at +111 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Last time out for Minnesota, they were a 4-1 winner as they battled the Blackhawks at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Wild at -129 were rewarded, while the 5 combined goals moved the game PUSH for totals bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Ottawa is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Ottawa's last 8 games
  • Ottawa is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Ottawa's last 6 games on the road
  • Minnesota is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • Minnesota is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • Minnesota is 2-9 SU in its last 11 games when playing Ottawa
  • Minnesota is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Ottawa

Next Betting Matchups

Ottawa at Philadelphia, Saturday, April 2nd
Minnesota at Detroit, Friday, April 1st