Detroit Red Wings vs. Minnesota Wild Prediction, Odds, NHL Picks [12/27/2023]

Detroit Red Wings vs. Minnesota Wild Prediction, Odds, NHL Picks  [12/27/2023]

The Minnesota Wild will square off with the Detroit Red Wings in NHL action at Xcel Energy Center on Wednesday, starting at 8:00PM ET.'s in-depth betting preview for Wednesday's Red Wings vs. Wild matchup includes the latest betting odds, as well as our predictions and picks for the game.

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

We have used trusted machine learning and statistics to simulate the result of Wednesday's NHL matchup between the Red Wings and Wild 10,000 times, in line with our coverage of NHL picks.

Our famous predictive analytics model currently gives the Wild a 56% chance of defeating the Red Wings.

According to our model, the Red Wings (+1.5) have a 65% chance of covering the puck line, while the Over/Under total of 6.5 goals has a 53% chance of going under.

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Red Wings vs. Wild Odds

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

Bet Type Red Wings Wild
Puck Line +1.5 (-190) -1.5 (+164)
Moneyline +120 -135
Total o6.5 (-110) u6.5 (-102)
  • The Wild are listed as -1.5 favorites versus the Red Wings, with +164 at FanDuel Sportsbook the best odds currently available.
  • For the underdog Red Wings (+1.5) to cover the puck line, BetMGM Sportsbook has the best odds currently on the market at -190.
  • BetMGM currently has the best moneyline odds for the Wild at -135. That means you can risk $135 to win $100 for a total payout of $235 if they get the W.
  • Elsewhere, DraftKings Sportsbook currently has the best moneyline odds for the Red Wings at +120, where you can bet $100 to profit $120, earning a total payout of $220 if they win.
  • The Over/Under is set at 6.5 with BetMGM, which currently has the best odds for the Over at -110, while DraftKings currently has the best odds for the Under at -102.

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

As always, check out the sports betting sites you have access to in your state for the best NHL odds and lines.

Red Wings 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 Red Wings +1.5 -190
Moneyline Wild -135
Total Under 6.5 -102


Dimers' NHL best bets are based on world-class modeling and betting intelligence to serve you the best possible plays every time.

Red Wings vs. Wild Player Props

Who will score an anytime goal in Red Wings vs. Wild?

According to our model, Minnesota's Kirill Kaprizov is most likely to score the first goal in Red Wings vs. Wild.

Our projections give Kaprizov a 10.8% chance of scoring the first goal at Xcel Energy Center, while the Wild star is a 49.2% chance of netting an anytime goal.

First Goal Scorer Predictions

Detroit Red Wings

Player First Goal Probability
Dylan Larkin 6.5%
Alex DeBrincat 4.6%
Patrick Kane 4.3%
Lucas Raymond 3.9%
Daniel Sprong 3.5%

Minnesota Wild

Player First Goal Probability
Kirill Kaprizov 10.8%
Matt Boldy 7.4%
Joel Ek 6.6%
Ryan Hartman 4.2%
Marcus Johansson 3.7%

Anytime Goal Scorer Predictions

Detroit Red Wings

Player Anytime Goal Probability
Dylan Larkin 32.1%
Alex DeBrincat 26.8%
Patrick Kane 24.8%
Lucas Raymond 23.7%
Daniel Sprong 19.0%

Minnesota Wild

Player Anytime Goal Probability
Kirill Kaprizov 49.2%
Matt Boldy 36.3%
Joel Ek 31.8%
Ryan Hartman 22.9%
Marcus Johansson 21.7%
Remember, our model updates often, so refresh this page for the latest betting analysis before the Red Wings vs. Wild on Wednesday December 27, 2023.

Red Wings vs. Wild Game Information

Wednesday's matchup between the Wild and Red Wings at Xcel Energy Center is scheduled to commence at 8:00PM ET.


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

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