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Minnesota Wild Host Philadelphia Flyers in NHL Betting Action

The Minnesota Wild will look to bolster their win total and reward fans moneyline betting when the Philadelphia Flyers invade Xcel Energy Center on Thursday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to side with the Minnesota Wild in this one found them earlier as -175 favorites on the NHL money line at Bet365. Betting the over under total instead? It was hovering near 5 at its open earlier today at BetOnline and may have moved.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 3.2-2.3 victory for the Wild. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Philadelphia Flyers vs Minnesota Wild Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Minnesota Wild currently sport a record of 21-11-7. The Philadelphia Flyers are 16-15-7. Betting totals have seen the Wild post a 13-18-8 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Flyers have gone 14-16-8 against the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Minnesota vs Philadelphia injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 13 (Minnesota Wild) and the No. 21 (Philadelphia Flyers) teams according to our current NHL Power Rankings.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Minnesota's No. 16-ranked offense, averaging 2.69 goals per game, against a Flyers defense that ranks No. 19 at 2.76 goals allowed. The Wild power play is averaging 18.64% while the Flyers defense kills off 76.03% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Philadelphia was a 4-3 winner in its last match at home against the Canadiens. They won as favorites, while the total score of 7 made winners of OVER bettors.

The Wild were a 4-2 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Blue Jackets. That made winners of bettors who got Minnesota at -121 on the moneyline, while the total score (6) was good news for OVER bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Philadelphia is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games
  • Philadelphia is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Philadelphia is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Minnesota
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Minnesota's last 7 games
  • Minnesota is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games at home
  • Minnesota is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Philadelphia
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota's last 6 games when playing at home against Philadelphia

Next Betting Matchups

Philadelphia home to New York, Saturday, January 9th
Minnesota at Dallas, Saturday, January 9th