Wild vs. Golden Knights NHL Prediction
A pivotal matchup in the Honda West Division will take place on Thursday night in Vegas where the Golden Knights will host the Wild at 10:30 p.m. ET. Following their loss to the Kings last night, are the Golden Knights a good bounceback candidate or is there a better play on the board?
057 Minnesota Wild (+150) at 058 Vegas Golden Knights (-170); o/u 5.5
10:30 p.m. ET, Thursday, April 1, 2021
Venue: T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, NV
Minnesota Wild DFS Spin
Kaapo Kahkonen allowed three goals on 32 shots in Wednesday's 4-2 road loss against the San Jose Sharks. Kahkonen and Martin Jones exchanged donuts in the first period. Kahkonen was OK until 4:41 of the second period when Rudolfs Balcers opened the scoring before Ryan Donato struck for a power-play marker. Still, Kahkonen gave the Wild a chance in the third period. Still, it wasn't a goKaapo Kahkonen allowed three goals on 32 shots in Wednesday's 4-2 road loss against the San Jose Sharks.
Las Vegas Golden Knights DFS Spin
Marc-Andre Fleury allowed four goals on 30 shots in Wednesday's 4-2 home loss against the Los Angeles Kings. Fleury fell behind after just 1:58 as Andrea Athanasiou got him, and Lias Anderson netted one late in the first to make it 2-0. William Karlsson sliced the lead in half midway through the second period, but Jaret Anderson-Dolan and Alex Iafallo scored two more goals to make it 4-1. Fleury slips to 17-8-0 with a 2.14 goals-against average and .924 save percentage.
Wild vs. Golden Knights Prediction
The home team is 6-0 in the last six meetings between these two teams while the Golden Knights are 47-20 in their last 67 games overall and are 35-16 in their last 51 games as a home favorite. On the other side, the Wild are just 1-4 in their last five games as an underdog and are winless in their last five road games.
NHL BETTING PREDICTION: VEGAS GOLDEN KNIGHTS -160