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Canucks vs. Wild Betting Odds, Free Picks, and Predictions - 2:07 PM ET (Sat, Dec 16, 2023)


The Vancouver Canucks travel to the Minnesota Wild in NHL Hockey action on Saturday, December 16, 2023. Puck drop is set for 2:07 PM ET.

Thinking about betting on this game? You've found the right article! We at CapperTek have all the latest sports betting tools and information to help put you on the winning side of the betting action for this match-up.


Canucks vs. Wild Game Info and Betting Odds

Away Team: Vancouver Canucks
Home Team: Minnesota Wild
Date: Saturday, December 16, 2023
Time: 2:07 PM ET
League: National Hockey League (NHL)

Vancouver Canucks Moneyline: -107
Minnesota Wild Moneyline: -107

Vancouver Canucks Puck Line: +1.5 (-268)
Minnesota Wild Puck Line: -1.5 (+227)

Game Total Goals: 6.5 (Over +102 / Under -119)

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A Deeper Look Inside the Betting Numbers

We here at CapperTek provide in-depth betting trends for both the Vancouver Canucks and the Minnesota Wild, but let's take a deeper look inside some of the betting numbers for this match-up right now.

First let's take a glance at the away team, the Vancouver Canucks.

In their last 10 games, the Canucks have a Straight Up record of 7 wins, 3 losses and an active Straight Up streak of 4 wins in a row. Also in their last 10 games, the Canucks have an Against-the-Spread record of 7 wins, 3 losses and an active Against-the-Spread streak of 4 wins in a row. The Game Total Goals results for Canucks games have a record of 4 overs, 6 unders in their last 10 games with an active streak of 2 unders in a row.

OK now let's take a glance at the home team, the Minnesota Wild.

In their last 10 games, the Wild have a Straight Up record of 6 wins, 4 losses and an active Straight Up streak of 2 wins in a row. Also in their last 10 games, the Wild have an Against-the-Spread record of 7 wins, 3 losses and an active Against-the-Spread streak of 1 loss in a row. The Game Total Goals results for Wild games have a record of 2 overs, 7 unders, 1 push in their last 10 games with an active streak of 2 unders in a row.

If you need more detailed betting information for this match-up such as the trends or steaks broken down into Home vs. Away splits, or Favorite vs. Underdog splits, make sure to check out the Canucks vs. Wild Trend Finder directly.


Who's Going to Win This Game? Our Prediction

We pride ourselves here at CapperTek on providing our users with the most advanced machine learning artificial intelligence to simulate game outcomes using algorithms we have custom designed over 10+ years of research and development.

Based on our simulation of the Canucks vs. Wild NHL game, we have the Vancouver Canucks beating the Minnesota Wild with a simulated final score of: Vancouver Canucks [4] - Minnesota Wild [3]

Sometimes our game simulations change, like if there's a major line movement, drastic shift in the odds, or if there's a key injury, etc. To make sure you have the latest and most accurate simulation, you can run the Canucks vs. Wild Simulation directly. Also after the Canucks vs. Wild game is finished, you can re-run the simulation and check out how the simulated final result did compared to the actual final result.


What Should I Bet On? Our Free Picks

OK let's get down to the real reason you're here, who or what should you bet on in the Canucks vs. Wild NHL match-up? Based on the simulated prediction and results for this match-up above, we here at CapperTek suggest you make the following bets:

Free Moneyline Pick: Canucks -107

Free Puck Line Pick: Canucks +1.5 (-268)

Free Total Pick: Over 6.5 (+102)


Hopefully our free picks and predictions help you out if you're wagering on the Vancouver Canucks vs. Minnesota Wild NHL Hockey match-up. Our betting tips are based on detailed analytics and wagering intelligence to provide you the best possible plays. Our goal is to provide valuable sports betting information to gamblers and help put them on the right side of the action.

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Related News (NHL News)

Zuccarello scores in shootout to give Wild 2-1 win against Canucks

Sat, Dec 16, 2023
NHL News (AP)

Zuccarello scores in shootout to give Wild 2-1 win against Canucks

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Mats Zuccarello scored in the shootout and Filip Gustavsson made 35 saves as the Minnesota Wild beat the Vancouver Canucks 2-1 on Saturday.

Frederick Gaudreau scored in regulation for Minnesota, which won its third in a row and second straight in a shootout after Thursday's 3-2 win against Calgary. The Wild are now 7-2 under coach John Hynes. Since Hynes replaced Dean Evason on Nov. 28, Minnesota leads the NHL in allowing just 1.56 goals per game and has a league-leading .947 save percentage.

Gustavsson is 6-1-0 with a 1.26 goals-against average and .954 save percentage in that span.

"How we are playing now, it feels more comfortable," Gustavsson said. "Earlier in the year, if we were in these types of games, it didn't feel like we created as many chances and it didn't feel like we could score in these types of games. Now it feels like we're still creating the chances. The other goalie has played very well and you just have to wait for the chances to go in."

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Teddy Blueger scored for Vancouver, while Casey DeSmith stopped 30 shots in goal. The Canucks had won four in a row and played in their first shootout of the season.

"It was a good effort," Blueger said. "I think probably not our best, not our sharpest. The execution wasn't as good as we have been and we'd like to be, but we stuck with it. Obviously, Casey held us in there for a bit."

DeSmith was playing his first game since making 26 saves in a 2-0 shutout against Minnesota on Dec. 7, starting the Canucks' winning streak. The netminder started the day 5-0-0 with a 1.78 goals-against average and .943 save percentage in five career games against the Wild.

Vancouver, which leads the NHL in goals per game this season and started the day with a league-best plus-41 goal-differential, was scoreless on five power-play chances.

"Same as the five-on-five play, the execution wasn't there," Canucks coach Rick Tocchet said. "We were static."

Instead, the scoring came from unexpected sources for both teams.

In the first period, Minnesota opened the scoring with Gaudreau's second goal of the season. The line with enforcers Marcus Foligno and Pat Maroon displayed their skill. Maroon brought the puck into the offensive zone before a cross-ice pass to Foligno.

Foligno quickly centered the puck and Gaudreau deflected it past DeSmith to finish the tic-tac-toe play.

"We knew what kind of team we were playing against, and we knew it was a matter of staying sharp mentally throughout the whole game," Gaudreau said. "Those games are like that, for sure. It's just one little something, or maybe not and you go all the way to shootouts."

Vancouver countered early in the second with Blueger's third goal of the season. Dakota Joshua centered to Blueger, who was charging to the net and lifted the puck past Gustavsson.

The Wild were playing without injured captain Jared Spurgeon, who missed his second straight game with a lower-body injury, but Hynes said Spurgeon will travel with the team on the upcoming road trip.

UP NEXT

Canucks: Finish a back-to-back set in Chicago on Sunday.

Wild: Play at Pittsburgh on Monday.

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