Minnesota Wild vs. Boston Bruins Prediction, Odds, NHL Picks [12/19/2023]

Minnesota Wild vs. Boston Bruins Prediction, Odds, NHL Picks  [12/19/2023]

The Boston Bruins and Minnesota Wild are scheduled to meet in the NHL at TD Garden on Tuesday, starting at 7:00PM ET.

Dimers.com's in-depth betting preview for Tuesday's Wild vs. Bruins matchup includes the latest betting odds, as well as our predictions and picks for the game.

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

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

Our proven predictive analytics model gives the Bruins a 64% chance of beating the Wild.

According to our model, the Wild (+1.5) have a 59% chance of covering the puck line, while the Over/Under total of 5.5 goals has a 53% chance of going over.

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Wild vs. Bruins Odds

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

Bet Type Wild Bruins
Puck Line +1.5 (-140) -1.5 (+120)
Moneyline +175 -210
Total o5.5 (-125) u5.5 (+106)
  • The Bruins are listed as -1.5 favorites versus the Wild, with +120 at BetMGM Sportsbook the best odds currently available.
  • For the underdog Wild (+1.5) to cover the puck line, DraftKings Sportsbook has the best odds currently on offer at -140.
  • BetMGM currently has the best moneyline odds for the Bruins at -210, which means you can risk $210 to win $100 for a total payout of $310 if they get the W.
  • Elsewhere, DraftKings currently has the best moneyline odds for the Wild at +175, where you can bet $100 to profit $175, earning a total payout of $275 if they win.
  • The Over/Under for total goals scored sits at 5.5 with DraftKings, which currently has the best odds for the Over at -125, while FanDuel Sportsbook currently has the best odds for the Under at +106.

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

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

Wild vs. Bruins Picks

By comparing our predictions to the odds listed above, we have identified the best betting picks to place on this game:

Bet Type Our Pick Best Odds
Puck Line Wild +1.5 -140
Moneyline Wild +175
Total Under 5.5 +106


While the Bruins are more likely to win the game, betting on the Wild moneyline is the best option because of the edge found when comparing our data-led probabilities to the betting odds currently on offer.

Taking advantage of the edges published on Dimers is pivotal to achieving long-term profitability.

Furthermore, despite the Over being more likely to hit on this occasion, Under 5.5 is our best bet on account of the better odds (+106) that are available from FanDuel Sportsbook.

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

Wild vs. Bruins Player Props

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

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

Our projections give Pastrnak an 11.2% chance of scoring the first goal at TD Garden, while the Bruins star is a 48.9% chance of netting an anytime goal.

First Goal Scorer Predictions

Minnesota Wild

Player First Goal Probability
Kirill Kaprizov 7.7%
Matt Boldy 5.4%
Joel Ek 5.3%
Ryan Hartman 4.8%
Vinni Lettieri 3.1%

Boston Bruins

Player First Goal Probability
David Pastrnak 11.2%
Pavel Zacha 5.6%
Jake DeBrusk 5.4%
Brad Marchand 5.2%
Charlie Coyle 4.7%

Anytime Goal Scorer Predictions

Minnesota Wild

Player Anytime Goal Probability
Kirill Kaprizov 37.3%
Matt Boldy 26.8%
Joel Ek 25.0%
Ryan Hartman 23.6%
Vinni Lettieri 18.3%

Boston Bruins

Player Anytime Goal Probability
David Pastrnak 48.9%
Brad Marchand 29.9%
Jake DeBrusk 27.2%
Pavel Zacha 27.0%
Charlie Coyle 26.0%
Don't forget, our model updates frequently, so check this article for any changes to our betting analysis before the Wild vs. Bruins on Tuesday December 19, 2023.

Wild vs. Bruins Game Information

Tuesday's action between the Bruins and Wild at TD Garden is scheduled to commence at 7:00PM ET.


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

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This preview article has been partially generated using automated processes and AI technology. Our goal is to provide timely and accurate updates on Tuesday's Wild vs. Bruins contest, and automation assists in data collection, analysis, and formatting. Human editing and quality control are performed to ensure the content meets our editorial standards.

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