Las Vegas Golden Knights vs Minnesota Wild Prediction, Pick and Preview, March 21 (3/21): NHL

Las Vegas Golden Knights vs Minnesota Wild Prediction, Pick and Preview, March 21 (3/21): NHL

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Odds
Time 8:00 p.m. EST
VGK money line +135
VGK spread +1.5 (-175)
Wild money line -160
Wild spread -1.5 (+150)
Over / under 6.5
2021-2022 season stats
  Las Vegas Golden Knights Minnesota Wild 
Record 34-26-4 36-20-4
Road / home record 16-13-1 19-7-1
Streak W2 W2
Goals per game 3.14 3.67
Goals allowed per game 3.02 3.26
Shots per game 33.9 32.6
Shots allowed per game 29.9 31.8
PP % 18.7% 19.8%
PK % 21.26% 23.98%
Over / under record 34-26-4 37-21-1
Preview

Las Vegas Golden Knights travel to Minnesota to take on the Wild on Monday. This is the third time these teams face off this season, the Golden Knights have won both of the last 2 head to head games.

GOLDEN KNIGHTS

Las Vegas have lost 3 of their last 5 games and are 16-14 on the road. They have a 34-26-4 record overall ranking 4th in the Pacific Division. Vegas leads the Western Conference with nine shorthanded goals, led by Mattias Janmark with two.

Whitecloud leads the Golden Knights with a plus-17 in 44 games this season. Evgenii Dadonov has five goals and one assist over the last 10 games for Vegas.

In their last 10 games the Golden Knights are 4-6, averaging 3 goals, 4.2 assists, 3.5 penalties and 8.7 penalty minutes while allowing 3.3 goals per game with an .894 save percentage.

MINNESOTA WILD

The Wild have won 3 of their last 5 games and are 19-8 at home this season, with a 36-20-4 record overall ranking third in the Central division. They're 18-15-1 in conference games.

Kaprizov leads the Wild with 76 points, scoring 32 goals and collecting 44 assists. Kevin Fiala has three goals and eight assists over the last 10 games for Minnesota.

In their last 10 games the Wild are 5-5, averaging 3.4 goals, 5.6 assists, 4.1 penalties and 9.6 penalty minutes while giving up 3.2 goals per game with an .884 save percentage.

BETTING TRENDS

Vegas are 2-5 SU in their last 7 games.

Vegas are 0-5 SU in their last 5 games on the road.

Minnesota are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games.

The total has gone OVER in 14 of Minnesota's last 20 games at home.

Prediction

After losing 5 games in a row the Golden Knights bounced back and won their last 2 games scoring 5 goals per game in each game against the Panthers and the Kings. The Wild have also won their last 2 games and are scoring 3.4 goals in their last 10 games. The over is cashing big time for the Wild at home and has cashed in 4 of the last 5 games for the Golden Knights. Take the over.

PICK: Over 6.5 (-115)

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