Kraken vs Wild Picks and Prediction – 4/18/2024

By: Thomas Pemberton |

Last Updated: 04/17/2024 at 10:03 PM ET

Seattle Kraken at Minnesota Wild 04/18/24 - NHL Picks & Predictions
Game Start: 4/18/2024, 11:00 PM UTC
Latest Odds: MIN -150 ; O/U 6

The Seattle Kraken head to Minnesota on Thursday to take on the Wild. The Kraken are 33-35-13 on the season and will not be in the playoffs this season. Seattle is 4-6 over their last ten games and have lost four straight games. The Kraken are 16-17-7 on the road this season. Seattle is averaging 2.59 goals scored per game. Stay up to date with our expert's NHL Picks. 

Philip Grubauer will make the start in net for the Seattle Kraken. Grubauer is 14-16-2 on the season with two shutouts. Grubauer has allowed 95 goals and carries a .2.85 goals against average. The Seattle Kraken are allowing an average of 2.83 goals against per game.

The Minnesota Wild are 39-33-9 on the season and have also been eliminated from any playoff chances. The Wild are 5-5 over their last ten games and have won two straight games. Minnesota carries a 20-15-5 on their home ice. The Wild are averaging 3.02 goals scored per game. 

Marc-Andre Fleury will protect the net for the Minnesota Wild. Fleury is 17-14-5 on the season with two shutouts. Fleury has allowed 108 goals and carries a 2.98 goals against average. The Minnesota Wild are allowing an average of 3.16 goals against per game. 

Our Free NHL Pick for Minnesota Wild vs Seattle Kraken

The Minnesota Wild are playing better hockey than Seattle heading into Thursday. The Wild are seeking a third straight win. While the Kraken are trying to avoid a fifth straight loss. The Wild beat the Kraken 5-2 in their last meeting in February. Take the better team at home. Final Score Prediction, Minnesota Wild win 4-2. 

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