Wild host road-strong Ducks tonight
MINNEAPOLIS, MN (TheSpread) – The Minnesota Wild welcome one of the top road teams in the NHL town tonight as they host the Anaheim Ducks at 8PM ET.
Minnesota is 37-23-5 on the season and 19-9-4 at home while Anaheim is 42-20-2 overall and 20-10-1 on the road. Anaheim has won eight of its last nine meetings with the Wild, including both meetings this season. The Ducks have scored seven goals in the two meetings this season while the Wild have scored five. These two have pushed or hit the under in six of their last nine meetings.
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Minnesota is the favorite at home, as it is getting odds of -135 to win, while the Ducks have been given a money line of +115 to prevail. The over/under total for goals has been set at 5.5 goals.
Anaheim has lost three straight games coming into tonight with their last two games coming on the road. The Ducks have also hit the under in four of their last six games. Minnesota has won six of its last seven games overall, but the Wild are just 3-2 in their last five at home. Minnesota has pushed or hit the under in five of its last six contests.