NHL Picks: Islanders vs Wild

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The Islanders against the Wild is one of those matches that you don’t want to miss out on. Who do you think will get the win? In this NHL Picks: Islanders vs Wild article, I will give 4you the best picks and all the information about both teams.

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  N.Y. Islanders vs Minnesota Wild

In the turbulent landscape of the Metropolitan Division, the New York Islanders find themselves in a precarious position with a 19-13-10 record. Despite a promising season, their recent struggles, marked by just four victories in the last 10 games, have caused them to slip into the fourth spot. While the Islanders’ offensive prowess has been commendable, averaging 3.02 goals per game, it’s the defensive end that has posed challenges. The team has allowed an alarming 3.29 goals per game, with a notable setback of 17 goals in their last four contests.

On the flip side, the Minnesota Wild are grappling with a challenging season in the Central Division, sporting a 17-20-5 record. A mere two wins in their last 10 games have consigned them to the second-worst position in the division. The Wild’s offensive struggles have been palpable, with a meagre 2.81 goals per game. However, the real Achilles’ heel for the team has been their porous defence, conceding an average of 3.38 goals per game, with a staggering 21 goals finding the back of their net in the last four outings. 

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 N.Y. Islanders vs Minnesota Wild
Sportsbook N.Y. Islanders Moneyline OddsMinnesota Wild Moneyline Odds
BetOBet-105-115
iBet-104-112
PowerPlay Sports-110-110
Odds were correct at the time of writing. Please check the specific site for the most up-to-date odds.
Sportsbook N.Y. Islanders Puck Line OddsMinnesota Wild Puck Line Odds
BetOBet(-292) +1.5(+192) -1.5
iBet(-250) +1.5(+195) -1.5
PowerPlay Sports(-250) +1.5(+200) -1.5
Odds were correct at the time of writing. Please check the specific site for the most up-to-date odds.

How the game will play out

While the Wild may have the home advantage in this upcoming clash, their recent string of lacklustre performances raises serious doubts about their ability to secure a win. The team’s struggles in the past few games create a cloud of uncertainty. It’s worth noting that the last meeting between these two teams in November ended with the Islanders on the losing side, succumbing to a 4-2 defeat. 

My pick: The  N.Y. Islanders with a puck line of +1.5 at (-250) PowerPlay Sports.

 N.Y. Islanders Injury Report

  • Ryan Pulock
  • Semyon Varlamov
  • Casey Cizikas
  • Robert Bortuzzo

Minnesota Wild Injury Report

  • Jonas Brodin
  • Vinni Lettieri
  • Jared Spurgeon

 

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About the Author

João Pedro Freitas

João Pedro Freitas has been working in online gambling since 2022, being the most recent addition to the team. He loves to write sports articles and likes to analyse all kinds of sports, especially soccer and UFC. João focuses on writing content and creating strategies to ensure that the team is up to date on all Canadian and American sports.
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