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Golden Knights vs. Wild Predictions, Odds, Preview

May 26, 2021
by Thom Cunningham
VI Betting Expert
VegasInsider.com



Vegas Golden Knights vs. Minnesota Wild Game 6 Predictions

Score Prediction Wild 3 Golden Knights 2

The UNDER is very tempting in this series, given by the U5.5 at -120, both goalies' recent play, and the UNDER hit in three of five meetings. However, Minnesota typically goes OVER at home, as the OVER has hit in two of the last three meetings as well. The UNDER isn't as given as advertised, so buyers beware of that market.

If you have any conviction in the UNDER, instead of spending -120 for U5.5 try a different market. Both teams to score at least two goals in 60 minutes has failed to hit in three of the last five meetings, and four of the last seven. It is a risk, but the value is there for +117 over the -120.

Minnesota has cashed on the third period ML in six of nine games when playing as the underdog, so perhaps consider a 3P bet with the Wild at +100 or at +180 on the 3-way line. Kirill Kaprizov finally found his first career playoff goal, and if Minnesota has any chance to win he will continue to find the goal column. Mark Stone has scored in three straight games.

Vegas Golden Knights vs. Minnesota Wild Game 6 Best Bets

  • Under 5.5 -120
  • Both teams score 2 goals in 60 min fails +117
  • Kirill Kaprizov Goal +185
  • Mark Stone Goal +155

The Minnesota Wild return to St. Paul for Game 6, but have dropped three straight home games when facing the Vegas Golden Knights. (AP)

Vegas Golden Knights vs. Minnesota Wild Game 6 Odds

First Round Series Odds

  • Golden Knights -135
  • Wild +100
  • Golden Knights (-1.5) +180
  • Wild (+1.5) -225
  • Over 5.5 +100
  • Under 5.5 -120

Vegas Golden Knights vs. Minnesota Wild Betting Analysis

  • Venue: Xcel Energy Center
  • Location: St. Paul, Minnesota
  • TV-Time: NBCSN - 9:00 p.m. ET

Vegas Golden Knights: 43-15-3 SU, 30-31 ATS, 30-29-2 O/U
Minnesota Wild: 37-19-5 SU, 31-30 ATS, 36-25 O/U

Vegas has seen a solid profit on the road, winning bettors $490 away from T-Mobile Arena. The Knights are 21-9 on the road this season. Minnesota has seen a consistent profit at home this season, winning bettors $512 at home. The Wild are 21-7-2 when playing in St. Paul.

Vegas Golden Knights vs. Minnesota Wild Series History

  • 05/24/2021 - Minnesota 4 (+1.5) at Vegas 2 - Over 5.5
  • 05/22/2021 - Vegas 4 (-1.5) at Minnesota 0 - Under 5.5
  • 05/20/2021 - Vegas 5 (-1.5) at Minnesota 2 - Over 5.5

Projected Goalies

Vegas: Marc-Andre Fleury (26-10, 6 SO, 1.98 GAA, .928 SV%)

Minnesota: Cam Talbot (19-8, 2 SO, 2.63 GAA, .915 SV%)

2021 NHL Playoff First Round Betting Resources

Odds per BetMGM - Subject to Change


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