Vegas Golden Knights vs. Minnesota Wild NHL Betting Odds & Picks (03/30/2024)

Vegas Golden Knights vs. Minnesota Wild NHL Betting Odds & Picks (03-30-2024)

Last year, the Vegas Golden Knights beat the NHL betting odds for the Stanley Cup championship. But this season has shown a hangover effect. Vegas has been one of the NHL’s biggest disappointments. Now, the Golden Knights are fighting for the final wild-card playoff spot. Last season, the Minnesota Wild made the Stanley Cup playoffs for the fourth consecutive year. Also, the Wild made the postseason in 10 of the last 11 campaigns. But after stumbling out of the gate the Wild are running out of time. Minnesota has no margin for error to gain the playoffs.

Vegas Golden Knights vs. Minnesota Wild NHL Betting Information

Date and Time:Saturday, March 30, 2024, 3:30 p.m. ET
Location:Xcel Energy Center, St. Paul, MN
TV Coverage:ESPN+
Betting Online Odds at SBG:Click Here

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Vegas Golden Knights Team Overview

The Vegas Golden Knights are 38-25-7 straight up and 34-36 over/under the offshore betting total. Also, Vegas is 8th in the Western Conference playoff standings. Vegas is four points ahead of the St. Louis Blues for the final Western Conference playoff spot. Late on, Vegas has covered five out of their last seven games. In comparison, the Golden Knights have gone under the total in four of its previous five matchups.

Vegas has NHL rankings of 14th for goals scored and 22nd for power play efficiency. In comparison on defense, the Golden Knights have NHL rankings of 11th for goals against and 13th for penalty killing.

First among Vegas scorers is C Jonathan Marchessault with 38 goals, 22 assists, 60 points and a +0. C Jack Eichel has 24 goals, 31 assists, 55 points and a +3. Also, D Shea Theodore brings four goals, 31 assists, 35 points, and a +3. G Adin Hill has a 2.62 goals against average, a .914 save percentage, and a record of 18-10-2 with two shutouts. And then G Logan Thompson has a 2.77 goals against average, a .905 save percentage, and a record of 19-12-5 with one shutout.

Minnesota Wild Team Overview

The Minnesota Wild are 34-28-9 straight up and 34-33-4 over/under the NHL betting total. Also, Minnesota is 10th in the Western Conference playoff standings. Minnesota is six points behind the Golden Knights in the Western Conference playoff race. Late on, Minnesota has covered one out of their last four games. In contrast, the Wild have gone under the total in four of its previous six matchups.

Minnesota has NHL rankings of 19th for goals scored and 15th for power play efficiency. In comparison on defense, the Wild have NHL rankings of 20th for goals against and 29th for penalty killing.

First among Minnesota scorers is LW Krill Kaprizov, with 36 goals, 43 assists, 79 points, and a +11. C Joel Eriksson Ek has 29 goals, 331 assists, 60 points and a +16. Of great concern is that goaltenders Marc Andre Fleury and Filip Gustavsson are under .900 for save percentage.

Golden Knights at Wild SBG Free Picks

In sum, Vegas has gotten the money in six of its last eight games against Minnesota. Four of the last six meetings in this series went over the total.
In turn, at Minnesota, Vegas got the cash in five of its most recent seven games against the Wild. Three of the last five meetings between these teams in Minnesota went under the total. In this situation, Vegas will offer more value as the quality road team.

Golden Knights at Wild SBG Best Bet: Vegas Golden Knights.

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