Minnesota Wild vs. Edmonton Oilers NHL Betting Tips and Predictions

by | Apr 11, 2022

Wild vs. Oilers Betting Picks & Predictions

The Minnesota Wild and Edmonton Oilers — the former coming off a victory, the latter a loss — will face each other on Tuesday at 8:00 PM ET, at Xcel Energy Center in Saint Paul. The Oilers are underdogs on the road, at +115, and the Wild are -135. Find more below on the Wild vs. Oilers betting line, injury report, head-to-head stats, best bets and more.

Wild vs. Oilers Betting Line

Wild vs Oilers Betting Information
Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Wild -135 Oilers +115

Wild vs. Oilers Game Info

  • Game Day: Tuesday, April 12, 2022
  • Game Time: 8:00 PM ET
  • Location: Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • Arena: Xcel Energy Center

Computer Predictions for Wild vs. Oilers

Computer picks for Wild vs Oilers
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Oilers (+1.5) Over (6) Wild 4 Oilers 3

Wild vs. Oilers Betting Trends

  • Minnesota has gotten the victory in 34 of the 50 games it’s played as the moneyline favorite this season.
  • In 34 games with moneyline oddds shorter than -135, the Wild have 24 wins.
  • There is a 57.4% chance that Minnesota wins this contest, per the moneyline.
  • Minnesota Wild Leaders

  • Kirill Kaprizov has been a major player for Minnesota this season, with 89 points in 70 games.
  • Through 63 games, Mats Zuccarello has 22 goals and 50 assists.
  • Kevin Fiala’s season total of 63 points has come from 24 goals and 39 assists.
  • Marc-Andre Fleury (23-22-5) has a goals against average of 2.9 on the season, and 1419 saves. His .910 save percentage ranks 24th in the league.
  • Minnesota Wild Season Stats

  • The Wild create the fifth-most goals in the NHL, averaging 3.6 per game for a total of 258 this season.
  • The Wild are ranked 17th in league action in goals against this season, having allowed 218 total goals (3.1 per game).
  • The team’s goal differential is eighth-best in the league at +40.
  • The 44 power-play goals the Wild have scored this season (on 215 power-play chances) rank 18th in the NHL.
  • The Wild’s 20.5% power-play conversion rate this season ranks 18th in the NHL.
  • The Wild have scored a total of one shorthanded goal this season.
  • The Wild kill 75.3% of their opponent’s power plays, the 24th-ranked penalty-kill percentage in the NHL.
  • The Wild’s players win 47.1% of their faceoffs to rank 29th in the league.
  • The Wild have an 11.1% shooting percentage as a squad, ranking second in the league.
  • The Wild average 22.7 hits and 13.6 blocked shots per game.
  • Oilers vs. Wild Betting Trends

  • The Oilers have been an underdog in 22 games this season, with seven upset wins (31.8%).
  • Edmonton has a record of 2-7 in games when oddsmakers list them +115 or longer on the moneyline.
  • The win probability for the Oilers, implied from the moneyline, is 46.5%.
  • Edmonton Oilers Leaders

  • Edmonton’s Connor McDavid has collected 66 assists and 42 goals in 72 games, good for 108 points.
  • Leon Draisaitl is a key contributor for Edmonton, with 101 total points this season. He has netted 50 goals and provided 51 assists in 72 contests.
  • Zach Hyman has scored 24 goals and contributed 24 assists for Edmonton, giving him a point total of 48.
  • Edmonton’s Mikko Koskinen is 25-10-4 this season, collecting 1138 saves and giving up 121 goals (3.0 goals against average) with a .904 save percentage (33rd in the league).
  • Edmonton Oilers Season Stats

  • The Oilers have scored the sixth-most goals (251 goals, 3.4 per game) in the NHL.
  • The Oilers have allowed 229 total goals (3.1 per game) to rank 21st.
  • They have a +22 goal differential, which ranks 14th in the league.
  • The Oilers have scored 53 power-play goals this season (sixth-most in the NHL) on 212 power-play chances.
  • The Oilers have a 25% power-play conversion rate, the league’s No. 5 percentage.
  • The Oilers have recorded nine shorthanded goals.
  • The 77.7% penalty-kill percentage the Oilers have registered is the league’s 21st-ranked rate.
  • The Oilers have the eighth-best faceoff win rate in the NHL (51.5%).
  • The Oilers’ collective 10.1% shooting percentage ranks 11th in the league.
  • The Oilers have yet to shut out an opponent this season.
  • Wild and Oilers Injury Report

    Wild: Jon Merrill: Out (Upper Body), Matt Dumba: Day To Day (Upper Body)

    Oilers: Kris Russell: Out (COVID-19 Protocols), Oscar Klefbom: Out (Shoulder)

    Betting Tips for Wild vs. Oilers

    The Wild on the moneyline (-135) is our best bet after analyzing all of the key stats and trends for this matchup. Our computer predicts the scoring will go over the total of 6 goals, with the Oilers (+1.5) covering the spread.

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