Minnesota Wild vs. Vegas Golden Knights: Will the “Wild” manage to fight back?
Minnesota vs. Vegas: NHL prediction for the match on March 9, 2021
Vegas Golden Knights
On March 9, "Minnesota" will fight "Vegas", and our experts will present a prediction for this event. Who will be stronger?
"Minnesota" look very good this season, and the contract with Kirill Kaprizov was a right step. The Russian forward is the main scorer in the squad, has scored six goals, and made 13 assists. We would like to emphasize that at the moment the team has 27 points and occupies the fourth position in the standings.
After unsuccessful matches with "Vegas", the "Wild" twice met with "Arizona" on a visit. In the first case, they prevailed with a score of 5:1, but in the second meeting they were defeated, conceding five goals - 2:5. On the home ice, Dean Evason's squad is looking good and has won five out of eight matches.
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Vegas Golden Knights
"Vegas" are in perfect shape now and have won six matches in a row. Half of them ended outside regular time, but even in overtime, the team always managed to prove their superiority. The "Knights" are now the leader of the Western Division, with a total of 33 points.
Peter DeBoer’s team played the previous two fights on the road against "San Jose" and twice dealt with the rival. In one match they made a comeback with 2:4, and in the next meeting, they confidently dealt with the "Sharks" with a score of 4:0. Max Pacioretty is having a very successful season, and has already scored 12 goals.
- "Minnesota" have won the previous three out of four matches against "Vegas" at home.
- The "Wild" won three out of six matches.
"Minnesota" have always been an inconvenient rival for "Vegas", so they will create a tight fight against their opponents in the home arena. In addition, the "Knights" have already played two games on the road earlier and spent a lot of energy. Considering that the "Wild" look good on the home arena, we offer you to bet on them.
Our prediction is that "Minnesota" will win with an handicap (+1.5) for 1.46 on 1xbet.