Vancouver Canucks vs. Minnesota Wild - 11/29/16 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Minnesota Wild (11-7-3) at Vancouver Canucks (9-11-2)
NHL Hockey: Tuesday, November 29, 2016 at 10:00 pm (Rogers Arena)
The Line: Vancouver Canucks +130 / Minnesota Wild -140 --- Over/Under: 5 See the Latest Odds
NHL hockey comes to Rogers Arena when the Vancouver Canucks host the Minnesota Wild.
The St. Louis Blues have been monsters on their home ice and the Minnesota Wild found out the hard way in a 4-3, shootout loss at the Blues on Sunday. David Perron scored the only goal in the SO to win it while Jaden Schwartz scored twice with Paul Stasny also lighting the lamp to make a winner of Jake Allen and his 28 saves as the Blues netminder upped his record to 10-3-3 overall. The Minnesota offense came from Mikko Koivu and Erik Haula with Charlie Coyle scoring with 1:08 left in regulation while Devin Dubnyk absorbed the defeat despite recording 35 stops overall.
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The Vancouver Canucks defense and goaltending were the story of the game in Saturday’s 3-2, shootout victory versus Colorado at the Pepsi Center. Markus Granlund scored the only goal of the SO to give the Canucks two points with Alexandre Burrows and Loui Eriksson scored in regulation to make a winner of Jacob Markstrom who had 32 stops who are 4-1-1 in the last six meetings with Colorado. The Avalanche offense came from Jerome Iginlia and Mikhail Grigorenko with backup Calvin Pickard stopping 29 shots as he started in place of the injured Semyon Varlamov.
The under is 5-0-1 in Wild last 6 vs. a team with a losing record and the under is 6-1-1 in Wild last 8 Tuesday games while the Wild are 1-5 in their last 6 vs. Western Conference. The Canucks are 0-5 in their last 5 games following a win and the over is 4-0-1 in Canucks last 5 home games while the Canucks are 1-5 in their last 6 after allowing 2 goals or less in their previous game. The over is 5-0-2 in the last 7 meetings and the Wild are 4-1 in the last 5 meetings in Vancouver while the under is 6-2-2 in the last 10 meetings in Vancouver.
Minnesota has been the choice when these teams have met and not many goals have been scored but please check back when goalies are confirmed…