Oilers vs. Wild NHL Free Pick

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SAINT PAUL, MN (The Spread) – In danger of letting their once-fast start slip away, the Oilers will try to right the ship tonight when they take on the Wild at 8:00PM ET.

ODDS: Oddsmakers have installed the Wild as -132 money line favorites over the Oilers (+122), while the over/under total for this game is currently sitting at 5 goals. Edmonton enters the game with a 15-17-3 overall record and is 5-11-1 on the road, while Minnesota is 20-12-6 overall and 10-5-3 at home.

LINE MOVEMENT: The Wild opened as –128 money line favorites but their odds have improved to –132, while the Oilers opened as a +118 money line underdog and are now sitting at +122. The over/under total opened at 5 and has stayed at that number.

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PUBLIC BETTING: Of the 900-plus wagers placed on tonight’s game, 59% of NHL public bettors currently favor the Wild. This information is subject to change, however, so make sure you click on the link provided for the most up-to-date public betting numbers.

NHL FREE PICK: Take Edmonton. According to latest NHL trends, the Oilers are 5-2 in their last seven trips to Minnesota and are 5-0 in their last five games while playing on just two days of rest. The Wild, meanwhile, are 0-4 in their last four games versus the Northwest and 0-8 in their last eight games overall. They’re also 0-5 in their last five games versus a team with a losing record and 0-6 in their last six contests versus the Western Conference.

THURSDAY NHL FREE PICK: EDMONTON OILERS +122

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