Boston Bruins vs. Minnesota Wild Prediction, Odds, NHL Picks [12/23/2023]

Boston Bruins vs. Minnesota Wild Prediction, Odds, NHL Picks  [12/23/2023]

The Minnesota Wild will square off with the Boston Bruins in NHL action at Xcel Energy Center on Saturday, starting at 7:00PM ET.'s comprehensive betting preview for Saturday's Bruins vs. Wild matchup includes the latest betting odds, as well as our predictions and picks for the game.

Bruins vs. Wild Prediction: Who Will Win, Cover the Spread

We have used advanced machine learning and data to simulate the outcome of Saturday's NHL matchup between the Bruins and Wild 10,000 times, in line with our coverage of NHL picks.

Our popular predictive analytics model gives the Bruins a 55% chance of defeating the Wild.

According to our model, the Wild (+1.5) have a 67% chance of covering the puck line, while the Over/Under total of 6 goals has a 52% chance of going under.

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Bruins vs. Wild Odds

We have researched the best betting odds in America for this game, which are listed here:

Bet Type Bruins Wild
Puck Line -1.5 (+180) +1.5 (-220)
Moneyline -130 +115
Total o6 (+100) u6 (-120)
  • The Wild are currently +1.5 underdogs against the Bruins, with -220 at FanDuel Sportsbook the best odds currently available.
  • For the favored Bruins (-1.5) to cover the puck line, BetMGM Sportsbook has the best odds currently on offer at +180.
  • FanDuel currently has the best moneyline odds for the Wild at +115. That means you can bet $100 to profit $115, earning a total payout of $215, if they win.
  • Meanwhile, BetMGM currently has the best moneyline odds for the Bruins at -130, where you can risk $130 to win $100 for a total payout of $230 if they come out on top.
  • The Over/Under is set at 6 with BetMGM, which currently has the best odds for the Over at +100, as well as the best odds for the Under at -120.

All odds are correct at the time of publication and are subject to change.

As always, make sure you check all of the online sportsbooks that are available in your state for the best NHL odds and lines.

Bruins vs. Wild Picks

By comparing our predictions to the odds listed above, we have found the best betting picks for this game:

Bet Type Our Pick Best Odds
Puck Line Wild +1.5 -220
Moneyline Bruins -130
Total Over 6 +100


Despite the Under being more likely to hit on this occasion, Over 6 is our best bet owing to the better odds (+100) that are available from BetMGM.

Dimers' NHL best bets are based on detailed simulations and betting intelligence to bring you the best possible plays every day of the year.

Bruins vs. Wild Player Props

Who will score the first goal in Bruins vs. Wild?

According to our model, Boston's David Pastrnak is most likely to score the first goal in Bruins vs. Wild.

Our projections give Pastrnak a 10.9% chance of scoring the first goal at Xcel Energy Center, while the Bruins star is a 45.5% chance of netting an anytime goal.

First Goal Scorer Predictions

Boston Bruins

Player First Goal Probability
David Pastrnak 10.9%
Brad Marchand 5.0%
Charlie Coyle 4.9%
Jake DeBrusk 4.5%
Pavel Zacha 3.9%

Minnesota Wild

Player First Goal Probability
Kirill Kaprizov 9.8%
Matt Boldy 7.0%
Joel Ek 6.4%
Marcus Johansson 3.7%
Frederick Gaudreau 3.3%

Anytime Goal Scorer Predictions

Boston Bruins

Player Anytime Goal Probability
David Pastrnak 45.5%
Brad Marchand 28.1%
Charlie Coyle 24.5%
Jake DeBrusk 24.3%
Pavel Zacha 20.8%

Minnesota Wild

Player Anytime Goal Probability
Kirill Kaprizov 43.0%
Matt Boldy 35.0%
Joel Ek 30.3%
Marcus Johansson 18.5%
Frederick Gaudreau 17.7%
Remember, our model updates regularly, so keep an eye on this article for the latest betting analysis before the Bruins vs. Wild on Saturday December 23, 2023.

Bruins vs. Wild Game Information

Saturday's action between the Wild and Bruins at Xcel Energy Center is scheduled to commence at 7:00PM ET.


Our full coverage of Bruins vs. Wild includes pregame predictions, betting picks, and live win probabilities.

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Kevin Hansen
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Kevin Hansen specializes in NFL, NBA, MLB, and NHL content, using data-driven insights for sports betting. He provides simple, actionable betting tips to help bettors find an edge and pick winners.

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