In what should be a relatively high-scoring game for bettors, the Wild will host the Flames tonight at 8:00PM ET.
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Wild are-185 money line favorites to beat the Flames, who have +160 odds to pull off the upset. As for the total, the number currently sits at 5.5 goals.
When these two teams meet, ‘over’ bettors have reaped the benefits. The over is 5-1-3 in the last nine meetings between these two teams and is 2-0-2 in the last four meetings between these two teams in Minnesota. The over is also a perfect 5-0 in the Flames’ last five games playing on two days of rest and has cashed in seven of their last 10 games versus a team with a losing record.
As far as the Wild are concerned, the over is 7-2-2 in their last 11 games versus Western Conference and has hit in six of their last seven games when their opponent allows five goals or more in its previous game.
THURSDAY NHL FREE PICK: FLAMES/WILD OVER 5.5