NHL Matchups  >>  Minnesota Wild vs. Nashville Predators Preview 03/09/2013

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The fans at Bridgestone Arena will be treated to a game between the Minnesota Wild and the Nashville Predators when they take their seats on Saturday.
Oddsmakers currently have the Predators listed as 126-moneyline favorites versus the Wild, while the game's total is sitting at 5.
Minnesota lost its last outing, a 5-3 result against the Blackhawks on March 5. Bettors who backed the Blackhawks at -167 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (8) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
The Predators were a 6-0 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Oilers. That made winners of bettors who got Nashville at -185 on the moneyline, while the total score (6) was good news for OVER bettors.
Nashville:
Team record: 10-9-5 SU, ATS

is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Minnesota
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games
is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games when playing Minnesota

When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing are 3-7
After playing Edmonton are 5-5
After a win are 4-6

Minnesota:
Team record: 11-9-2 SU, ATS

The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games when playing Nashville
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games when playing on the road against Nashville
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of last 9 games on the road
is 3-9 SU in its last 12 games on the road

When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Florida are 3-3-2
After playing Chicago are 3-7
After a loss are 5-5


NEXT UP:
Minnesota home to Vancouver, Sunday, March 10
Nashville at Dallas, Tuesday, March 12