The Wild have won two of their last three and will look to come up with a much-needed road win against the struggling Devils.
NHL Betting Lines
POINT SPREAD – Wild +1.5 (-260), Devils -1.5 (+220)
MONEY LINE – Wild +115, Devils -135
OVER/UNDER – 5.5 (O: -130 U: +110)
The Wild won their last game on Sunday, beating the Coyotes 6-5 at home. The Devils lost their last time out, falling to the Hurricanes 6-3 on the road on Saturday.
The Wild are 18-5-5 overall and 8-6-3 on the road. The Wild have also won four of their last six road games. The Devils are 10-26-2 overall and 6-11-2 at home.
These teams met only once last season, with the Devils winning 5-3 in Minnesota. The Wild have lost four straight to the Devils, and two straight by two goals or more.
Eight of the last 11 Devils home games have gone Under. The Devils have the lowest scoring average in the NHL at 1.8 goals per game, and the NHL’s third-worst defense, allowing 3.2 goals per game.
If I was going to bet 100 points on this game: 100 on the Wild.