The Seattle Kraken (40-24-8) wrap up a 4-game road trip against the Minnesota Wild (42-22-9) Monday. Puck drop from Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minn. is scheduled for 8 p.m. ET (ESPN+/Hulu). Below, we analyze Tipico Sportsbook’s lines around the Kraken vs. Wild odds, and make our expert NHL picks and predictions.
The Kraken picked up a 7-2 win at the Nashville Predators Saturday in the second end of a back-to-back set against the Predators. Nashville won 2-1 in a shootout Thursday in the front end of the set.
The Wild topped the Chicago Blackhawks 3-1 on Saturday behind G Filip Gustavsson. Minnesota has at least 1 point in 4 straight outings (3-0-1), and 18 of the past 19 games (14-1-4).
This is the 3rd and final meeting of the regular season. Minnesota won 1-0 in a 28-save shutout by G Marc-Andre Fleury on Nov. 11 in Seattle, while the Kraken won 4-0 in the first battle in the Twin Cities on Nov. 3, as G Martin Jones posted a 22-save shutout.