Minnesota Wild vs. Los Angeles Kings NHL Betting Tips and Predictions

by | Apr 9, 2022

Wild vs. Kings Betting Picks & Predictions

The Minnesota Wild (43-21-6) host the Los Angeles Kings (38-25-10) on Sunday, April 10, with both coming off a loss in their last game. The sportsbooks have made the Wild solid favorites at -180 on the moneyline, and the Kings are at +148. Find more below on the Wild vs. Kings betting line, injury report, head-to-head stats, best bets and more.

Wild vs. Kings Betting Line

Wild vs Kings Betting Information
Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Wild -180 Kings +148

Wild vs. Kings Game Info

  • Game Day: Sunday, April 10, 2022
  • Game Time: 5:00 PM ET
  • Location: Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • Arena: Xcel Energy Center

Computer Predictions for Wild vs. Kings

Computer picks for Wild vs Kings
Over/Under Score Prediction
Over (5.5) Wild 4 Kings 2

Wild vs. Kings Betting Trends

  • Minnesota has gone 33-16 as the favorite this season.
  • The Wild have a record of 14-4 this season while playing with their moneyline odds shorter than -180.
  • The moneyline odds imply that Minnesota has a 64.3% chance of winning this contest.
  • Minnesota Wild Leaders

  • One of Minnesota’s leading offensives player this season is Kirill Kaprizov, who has 88 points (41 goals, 47 assists) and plays an average of 18:58 per game.
  • Mats Zuccarello has 21 goals and 50 assists to total 71 points (1.1 per game).
  • Kevin Fiala’s 62 points this season have come via 24 goals and 38 assists.
  • Marc-Andre Fleury has a record of 22-22-5. He has allowed 138 goals (2.89 goals against average) and racked up 1388 saves.
  • Minnesota Wild Season Stats

  • The Wild offense’s 252 total goals (3.6 per game) are ranked fifth in the league this year.
  • The Wild are ranked 17th in NHL action in goals against this season, having conceded 215 total goals (3.1 per game).
  • With a +37 goal differential, they’re ranked eighth-best in the league.
  • The Wild’s 43 power-play goals this season (ranked 18th in the NHL) have come on 212 power-play chances.
  • The Wild’s 20.3% power-play conversion rate this season ranks 19th in the league.
  • The Wild’s offense has capitalized with one shorthanded goal this season (32nd among all squads).
  • The Wild kill 75.4% of their opponent’s power plays, the 25th-ranked penalty-kill percentage in the league.
  • The Wild’s players win 47% of their faceoffs to rank 29th in the NHL.
  • The Wild have an 11.0% shooting percentage as a team, ranking fourth in the NHL.
  • The Wild average 22.9 hits and 13.6 blocked shots per game.
  • Kings vs. Wild Betting Trends

  • The Kings have been the underdog 42 times this season, and upset their opponent in 17, or 40.5%, of those games.
  • Los Angeles has gone 7-8 when oddsmakers have listed them as underdogs of +148 or longer on the moneyline.
  • The Kings have a 40.3% chance to win this game (implied from the moneyline).
  • Los Angeles Kings Leaders

  • Anze Kopitar is a key offensive option for Los Angeles, with 61 points this season. He has put up 18 goals and 43 assists in 73 games.
  • Adrian Kempe is a top scorer for Los Angeles, with 47 total points this season. He has netted 31 goals and provided 16 assists in 70 contests.
  • Trevor Moore has scored 14 goals and contributed 30 assists for Los Angeles, giving him a point total of 44.
  • Jonathan Quick has a 17-13-9 record this season, with a .908 save percentage (25th in the league). In 39 games, he has 1022 saves, and has allowed 103 goals (2.7 goals against average).
  • Los Angeles Kings Season Stats

  • The Kings’ 205 total goals (2.8 per game) rank 19th in the league.
  • The Kings have conceded 204 total goals (2.8 per game) to rank 13th.
  • They have a +1 goal differential, which ranks 18th in the league.
  • The Kings have put up 36 power-play goals this season (22nd in the NHL) on 223 power-play chances.
  • The Kings have the NHL’s 28th-ranked power-play conversion rate of 16.1%.
  • The Kings have scored 10 shorthanded goals this season (third in the NHL).
  • The Kings’ 22nd-ranked penalty kill rate is 76.8%.
  • The Kings have the fifth-best faceoff win rate in the NHL (52.9%).
  • The 8.0% shooting percentage the Kings have compiled ranks 32nd in the league.
  • The Kings have not shut out an opponent this season. They average 20.5 hits and 12.9 blocked shots per game.
  • Wild and Kings Injury Report

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

    Kings: Dustin Brown: Out (Undisclosed), Drew Doughty: Out (Undisclosed), Blake Lizotte: Day To Day (Undisclosed), Mikey Anderson: Out (Upper body), Sean Walker: Out For Season (Lower body)

    Betting Tips for Wild vs. Kings

    The Wild on the moneyline (-180) is our best bet after looking at all of the key statistics and trends for this matchup. Our computer projects the scoring will finish over the total of 5.5 goals, with the .

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