Florida Panthers vs. Minnesota Wild NHL Betting Picks & Odds (02/18/2022)

Florida Panthers vs. Minnesota Wild NHL Betting Picks & Odds (02-18-2022)

Of major concern was the unexpected coaching change in Florida last fall. Joel Quenneville won three Stanley Cups as head coach of the Chicago Blackhawks. Thus, he brought instant credibility with the NHL betting odds to Florida. Most important of all, Quenneville was quickly making Florida into a reliable betting value. But the Kyle Beach sexual abuse scandal in Chicago reached Quenneville in Florida. As a result, Quenneville was forced to resign. Interim head coach Andrew Brunette faced doubts upon taking over. But Quenneville’s former top assistant has the Panthers in the Atlantic Division lead.

Florida Panthers vs. Minnesota Wild NHL Betting Information

Date and Time:Friday, February 18, 2022, 7 p.m. ET
Location:Xcel Energy Center, Saint Paul, Minnesota
TV Coverage:ESPN+
Panthers vs. Wild Odds at SBG Sportsbook
Panthers-1½ (+185)6½ (-130)-130
Wild+1½ (-225)6½ (+110)+110
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Florida Panthers at Minnesota Wild SBG Odds Overview

In this situation, we have two of the best but lesser-known NHL teams. Florida is a team that sharps love for that very reason. The Panthers deliver consistent offshore betting value at discount prices. While Minnesota does the same. With these teams having similar roles, betting action will split along traditional lines. Wise Guys will take the quality road team. Counter to that, squares are looking at a winning team on home ice.

Florida Panthers Team Overview

Florida is in good form with six wins in its last eight games. Also, the Panthers are 5-1 over the total in their previous six games. Florida is 32-10-5 with 28-18 over the total. Also, the Panthers have the best record in the Eastern Conference. The Panthers rank 2nd for goal scoring, 13th for power-play efficiency, 15th for goals against, and 17th for penalty killing.

The Panthers have built their roster methodically and wisely through the past several years. As a result, the payoff is now taking place. Florida has one of the most skilled rosters in the NHL. However, defense and goaltending remain a concern for the playoffs.

Minnesota Wild Team Overview

On the whole, Minnesota is one of the hottest teams on the board. The Wild have won seven of their last eight games. And then four of Minnesota’s last five games went under the total. Minnesota is 29-11-3 with 24-17 over the total. The Wild rank 3rd for goal scoring, 19th for power-play efficiency, 15th for goals allowed, and 16th for penalty killing. In a similar way to Florida, the Wild have to tighten up on the back end and in goal for a serious playoff run.

Florida Panthers at Minnesota Wild Betting Trends

  • Florida got the money in five of its last eight away games
  • The Panthers are 6-3 over the total on the road
  • Minnesota got the cash in 11 of its last 13 home games
  • The Wild are 10-3 over the total in recent home action
  • Florida has won three of their last four games against Minnesota
  • The Wild and Panthers are 7-1-1 over the total in their series
  • Florida is 1-7 at Minnesota in their previous eight visits
  • The Panthers and Wild are 3-2 over the total at Minnesota

Florida Panthers at Minnesota Wild SBG Free Picks

On this occasion, we have two strong offensive teams that are a little loose defensively. Fans should be treated to an entertaining NHL betting matchup. Florida offers better value as a quality road team.

Panthers at Wild SBG Best Bet: Florida Panthers and Over the Total

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