Wild host the Blues today
MINNEAPOLIS, MN (TheSpread) – The Minnesota Wild welcome the St. Louis Blues to town today in the featured NHL game. Here is a look at the odds for this 2PM ET contest.
Minnesota is 39-25-5 overall and 19-11-4 at home while St. Louis is 45-20-2 overall and 21-11-1 on the road. These two teams have met twice this season and the road team has picked up the victory in each contest. Minnesota has a 5-4 edge in total goals in the two games, and they have pushed or hit the under in the two meetings. Aside from this season, St. Louis has won eight of its last 10 against Minnesota.
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Wild are favored at home in this game, as they are getting odds of -125 to win, while the Blues are getting a money line of +105 to prevail. The over/under total for the game has been set at 5 goals.
St. Louis is coming off a 2-1 road loss to the Jets in a shootout. Despite that, St. Louis has won five of its last seven and three of its last four on the road. The Blues have hit the under in five straight games. Minnesota is coming off a 3-2 home loss to the Capitals. The Wild have won seven of their last 10 overall, but they are just 1-3 in their last four at home. The Wild have pushed or hit the under in nine of their last 10 games.