Minnesota Wild vs. Nashville Predators NHL Hockey Betting Picks
Tuesday’s NHL hockey betting action offers some intrigue with the Minnesota Wild vs. Nashville Predators contest. The Wild are doing all they can to secure a spot in the playoffs and will be gunning for Nashville’s throat tonight. The Preds on the other hand, will be vying to secure their current standing near the top of the Central. So what kind of turnout can players learning how to bet on sports expect tonight? Let’s take a look at tonight’s sportsbook odds to find out.
Minnesota Wild vs. Nashville Predators – Tuesday, March 5th
When: 8:00 pm ET
Where: Bridgestone Arena, Nashville, Tennessee
Stream: NBC Extra, NHL TV
NHL Hockey Betting Odds:
|Wild||+1½ (-185)||5½ (EV)||+160|
|Predators||-1½ (+160)||5½ (-120)||-185|
— Nashville Predators (@PredsNHL) March 5, 2019
The Wild charge into this Tuesday night contest sporting a 32-27-7 record on the season. With a 71 point tally on the year, Minnesota currently ranks 4th overall in the Central. However, the Dallas Stars also have 71 points on the season, so it’s safe to say that the competition is getting heated in the Central. Nevertheless, Minnesota needs but a win tonight to tie with the 3rd seeded St. Louis Blues. With that in mind, it’s clear that the Wild can still land a spot in this year’s playoffs. So will they cover that ground tonight? Tonight’s odds don’t seem to think so as they’re favoring the home team here. This is to be expected however, as Minnesota is 4-4-2 in their last 10 versus their divisional rivals.
Players to Watch: Zach Parise (24 G, 30 A, 54 PTS.), Mikael Granlund (15 G, 34 A, 49 PTS.), and Eric Staal (19 G, 26 A, 45 PTS.).
The Preds rush into this Tuesday night contest with a 38-25-5 record. At the present time Nashville has amassed 81 points on the season which ranks them 2nd overall in the Central. But seeing a how they’re one point away from tying with the division leading Winnipeg Jets, it’s undeniably clear that Nashville can take the lead in the division with a win tonight. Fortunately they’ll be playing at home and fortunately the odds are favoring them here. Looking over the numbers, it’s clear the stats favor Nashville here as well. After all, they rank 18th in scoring and 5th in defense while Minnesota ranks 25th in scoring and 15th in defense.
Players to Watch: Ryan Johansen (11 G, 43 A, 54 PTS.), Roman Josi (14 G, 38 A, 52 PTS.), and Mattias Ekholm (8 G, 34 A, 42 PTS.).
Minnesota Wild vs. Nashville Predators Betting Predictions
- Minnesota is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Nashville
- The TOTAL has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota’s last 5 games when playing Nashville
- Minnesota is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games when playing Nashville
- The TOTAL has gone UNDER in 5 of Nashville’s last 5 games at home
- Nashville is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games at home
- Nashville is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Minnesota
Minnesota Wild vs. Nashville Predators Betting Picks
So which side should mobile betting fans take in this Minnesota Wild vs. Nashville Predators matchup? All in all, your safest bet would be to stick with Nashville here. This is because they’ve gotten the best of Minnesota lately and put up better numbers. Sign up today to make your online betting prediction!
Score Prediction: 4-3 Nashville.