Wild vs. Canucks Pick
The Vancouver Canucks look to compete with a struggling Minnesota Wild team when the two meet tonight at 10PM ET.
Vancouver is 22-21-12 overall, 9-11-5 at home and 23-18 with the under. Minnesota is 23-22-10 overall, 9-12-6 on the road and 26-20 with the under. Minnesota has won seven of its last 10 meetings with Vancouver and the two have pushed or hit the over in six straight encounters.
According to oddsmakers at RealBets, the Wild are favored on the road, as they are getting odds of -125 to win. The Canucks are getting odds of +115 at home. The over/under total for the game has been set at 5 goals.
Minnesota has lost nine straight games and just fired coach Mike Yeo on Saturday. John Torchettie takes over on an interim basis. Vancouver goes with Jacob Markstrom in net, who has won his last four starts. Minnesota should get defensive help with Jared Spurgeon back in the lineup from an injury.
MONDAY’S NHL FREE PICK: WILD/CANUCKS UNDER 5