Wild looking for six straight wins
MINNEAPOLIS, MN (TheSpread) – The Minnesota Wild look to claim their sixth-straight win on Monday night when they host the Vancouver Canucks at 8PM ET.
Minnesota is 25-20-6 on the season and 13-7-5 at home while Vancouver is 29-19-3 overall and 15-8-2 on the road. The road team has won three straight in this series, including the lone meeting back on Feb. 1 with the Wild winning 4-2. These two have pushed or hit the over in four of their last six meetings.
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Wild are favored at home, as they are getting odds of -140 to win, while the Canucks have a money line of +120 to prevail. The over/under total for the game has been set at 5 goals.
Minnesota has won five straight, with the last two wins coming at home. The Wild have hit the under in four of the five wins and have only been favored in two of the five victories. Vancouver is coming off a 5-0 win at home over the Penguins on Saturday. The Canucks have won three of their last four on the road but have lost their last two games as an underdog. Vancouver has pushed or hit the over in five straight.