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#9 Minnesota Wild 6 vs.
#10 Nashville Predators -180
Thursday, October 24, 2019 at 8:05pm EDT
Bridgestone Arena, Nashville
Written by Bosun Akinpelu

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Minnesota Wild vs. Nashville Predators

Where: Bridgestone Arena, Nashville, TN

When: Thursday, October 24, 8:00 PM. ET.

The Nashville Predators will be going for their second consecutive win when they take on the Minnesota Wild on Thursday night.

Wild Trying To Snap Six-Game Losing Streak To Predators

The Wild haven’t had a lot of success this season, but they ma nagged to bounce back from their latest losing streak by winning their last two games. They will be going for their third win in a row and first win over the predators in their last seven games when they play on Thursday night.

Minnesota has struggled offensively this season, averaging 2.33 goals per game. The team has played better in their last two games, scoring seven combined goals in the two contests. They will be hoping that they continue playing well when they face the Predators on Thursday.

Brad Hunt has been the best player on the ice for the Wild so far, leading the team with four goals and six points while Jordan Greenway leads the team with five assists.

Defense has also been a big problem for the Wild, who are giving up 3.56 goals per game. They played well in their last game and managed to shutout the Edmonton Oilers as they picked up a 3-0 win. With the Predators averaging 4.22 goals per game, the Wild will need to play as they did against the Oilers to snap their losing streak.

Predators Trying To Catch Up To Colorado

The Predators have lost two of their last three games, which has dropped them to second place in the Central Division standings, four games behind the Colorado Avalanche. They will be trying to make up some ground with a win over the Wild, which will give them their seventh consecutive win over their division rivals.

The Predators have played well offensively, averaging 4.22 goals per game. The team is led by Ryan Ellis, who has 11 assists and 12 points for the Predators, while Viktor Arvidsson leads the team with five goals. With the Wild giving up 3.56 goals per game, the Predators should be able to top their season average.

Nashville hasn’t been consistent on the defensive end, and the team is giving up 3.44 goals per game. Despite their defensive struggles, they should be able to hold off the Wild, who have struggled to score and are averaging 2.33 goals per game.

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The Predators have played well at home and earned a 5-2 win in their season-opener over the Wild, which will give them some confidence heading into this game. They have outplayed the Wild offensively, outscoring them 4.22 goals per game to 2.33 goals per game. They have also outplayed the Wild defensively, giving up 3.44 goals per game while the Wild give up 3.56 goals per game, making the Predators the best bet here.

Prediction: Nashville Predators -185

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The Wild are averaging 2.33 goals per game, while the Predators are averaging 4.22 goals per game. The two teams are giving up seven combined goals per game for the season and scored a combined seven points in their first meeting, making the over the smart bet here.

Prediction: Over 6
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Written By Bosun Akinpelu

Bosun is very passionate about sports and he feels bad to get paid for doing this, but we here at Winners and Whiners are glad to have him as a part of the team. As someone who minored in Mathematics, Bosun has a lot of faith in numbers, and will make his picks based on stats and not emotions. He has been successfully picking winners for quite some time, so if you want to get paid, then stick with Bosun.