Predators host the Wild tonight
NASHVILLE, TN (TheSpread) – The Nashville Predators are looking to possibly take control the Central Division tonight when they host the Minnesota Wild at 8PM ET.
Nashville is 47-23-4 on the season and 28-8-2 at home while Minnesota is 45-27-5 overall and 23-14-1 on the road. Nashville is a point behind St. Louis for the Central Division lead coming into this game while the Wild have secured a spot in the playoffs, but are out of contention for the division title. These two have met four times this year and the road team has won all four meetings, with both teams winning twice. They have pushed or hit the over in four of their last five meetings.
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Nashville is favored at home, as the Predators are getting odds of -130 to win, while the Wild are getting a money line of +110 to prevail. The over/under total for the game has been set at 5 goals.
Nashville has lost four straight games coming into tonight, including three straight at home. The Predators have pushed or hit the over in nine of their last 10 games. Minnesota is coming off a win on Tuesday, but that snapped a three-game losing streak. The Wild, however, have won three straight road games. They have pushed or hit the under in eight of their last 10.