Senators at Wild 1/22/18 - NHL Picks & Prediction
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Ottawa Senators vs. Minnesota Wild
NHL: 8:00 PM EST
Jan. 22, 2018
Latest Odds : MIN -200 Total 5.5
The Minnesota Wild beat Tampa at home on Saturday and now will host the Ottawa Senators on Monday. The Wild are 25-17-5 on the season and 6th in the Central. Minnesota is 6-2-2 over their last ten games and are 16-4-4 on their home field.
Devan Dubnyk will make his 32nd start of the season for the Wild. Dubnyk is 18-9-3 on the season with three shutouts. Dubnyk has allowed 77 goals and carries a 2.59 goals against average and a .919 save percentage.
The Ottawa Senators have lost two straight games heading into Monday. Ottawa is 15-20-9 and are 7th in the Atlantic. The Senators are 4-5-1 over their last ten games and lost to Toronto at home on Saturday. Ottawa is 6-10-4 on the road.
Craig Anderson will make the start in the net for Ottawa. Anderson is 12-15-5 on the season and has two shutouts. Anderson had allowed 103 goals and carries a 3.24 goals against average and a .899 save percentage.
Recent Betting Trends:
Senators are 2-5 in their last 7 when their opponent allows 2 goals or less in their previous game.
Wild are 11-3 in their last 14 home games.
Over is 6-2 in Senators last 8 vs. Central.
Over is 4-0 in Wild last 4 Monday games.
Free Betting Pick: Minnesota Wild -1.5 (-105)
The Wild play their best hockey at home while Ottawa struggles on the road. The Wild beat the Senators back in December and are a big home favorite on Monday. Lay the -1.5 goals with the home team. The Wild win and cover the puck line 5-2.