Minnesota Wild vs Tampa Bay Lightning Odds

The Wild will play the Lightning on Thursday, January 18th, 2024. Your timezone's face off time is 7:08 pm EST. Check local listings or your nearest streaming app for coverage.

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Key Matchup Stats

With the 2023-24 NHL regular season in full swing, let's turn the page to an exciting matchup between the Minnesota Wild and Tampa Bay Lightning. The puck hits the ice on Thursday, January 18th, 2024. Each team's performance trends are starting to firm up. Keeping that in mind, have a look at stats below before you place a wager.

  • SportsBetting3.com Power Rankings - The Minnesota Wild currently have a 86.67 SportsBetting3.com power ranking with the Tampa Bay Lightning heading into this matchup with a 90.67 power ranking. The team with the higher power ranking is often the favorite.
  • Away Minnesota Wild - The Minnesota Wild have a 7-11-2 record as an away team, ranking them 9th in the league for away team wins. On the flip side, the Minnesota Wild now rank 5th for away team losses.
  • Home Tampa Bay Lightning - The Tampa Bay Lightning start this game with a 14-5-3 record as a home team. That puts them 4th in the league for home team wins. However, they rank 8th for home team losses.
  • Goals Scored - At this point in the 2023-24 NHL season, the Minnesota Wild rank 20th (126) for goals scored. Their opponent, the Tampa Bay Lightning, currently rank 7th (146) in the league for goals scored.
  • Goals Against - Teams that allow fewer goals tend to have better goalies and defensive capabilities. The Minnesota Wild rank 8th (144) in the league for goals scored against them. Looking at the Tampa Bay Lightning, they've given up 149 goals this season, ranking them 5th in the league.
  • Shootout Records - If the game is tied at the end of regulation and overtime, a shootout will be held to determine the winner. Keep this in mind: the Minnesota Wild have a 3-2 shootout win-loss record, with the Tampa Bay Lightning owning a 1-0 shootout record.
  • Team Records - The Minnesota Wild have a 18-20-5 record and the Tampa Bay Lightning hold a 22-17-5 at this point in the 2023-24 NHL regular season.

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Ladies and gentlemen, gather 'round and prepare yourselves for a mystical showdown... The Minnesota Wild, with an 18-20-5 standing, are ready to face off against the Tampa Bay Lightning, who boast a 22-17-5 record... The season is in full swing, and the performance trends are shaping up to be quite spellbinding...

Before the game begins, let us delve into each team's stats and standing... The Wild have a 0.419 win percentage and have tallied 41 points, while the Lightning hold a 0.500 win percentage and possess 49 points... The battle promises to be fierce, as both teams are hungry for victory...

Now, my enchanting friends, let us have a look at this matchup's game and player prop bets below... Will the Wild conjure the magic to overcome the Lightning? Or shall the Lightning strike with a thunderous victory?... The choice is yours, but consider placing a bet at BetRivers, BetMGM, or BetWay for added excitement...

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And now, as the clock counts down and the anticipation rises, let us embark together on this thrilling journey... For on Thursday, January 18th, 2024, the Minnesota Wild and the Tampa Bay Lightning shall collide in an important matchup of the 2023-24 NHL regular season... Brace yourselves, for the battle of the ice rink awaits...

Best Wild at Lightning Odds


Best Moneyline Betting Odds
Underdog

Minnesota Wild
Favorite

Tampa Bay Lightning
The Tampa Bay Lightning are the -135 moneyline favorite. Risk $135 to win $100 on the Tampa Bay Lightning at BetMGM. The Minnesota Wild are the +117 underdog at BetRivers. Risk $100 to win $117 on the Minnesota Wild. Learn more about how to bet on money lines.

Best Total Betting Odds
OverUnder
BetRivers has the best over line of 5.5 goals. Risk $165 to win $100. BetMGM has the best under line of 6.5 goals. Risk $120 to win $100. Our tutorial explains more about total bets.

Best Puck Line Betting Odds
Underdog

Minnesota Wild
Favorite

Tampa Bay Lightning
The Tampa Bay Lightning have a -1 +116 puck line at BetRivers VA. They are the puck line favorite in this matchup. The Minnesota Wild have a +1.5 -210 puck line at BetMGM. The Minnesota Wild are the puck line underdogs. Review how to bet on a point spread with our text and video tutorials.

Matchup Odds FAQs

What is the moneyline for the Minnesota Wild vs Tampa Bay Lightning NHL game on Thursday, January 18th, 2024?

The Tampa Bay Lightning are the -135 moneyline favorite at BetMGM and the Minnesota Wild are the +117 moneyline underdog at BetRivers.

What is the over-under total line for the Minnesota Wild vs Tampa Bay Lightning NHL game on Thursday, January 18th, 2024?

The best over line is 5.5 -165 goals at BetRivers, which means you risk $165 to win $100 betting the over. The best under line is 6.5 -120 goals at BetMGM, and that means you risk $120 to win $100 betting the under.

What is the puck line for the Minnesota Wild vs Tampa Bay Lightning NHL game on Thursday, January 18th, 2024?

The Tampa Bay Lightning are -1 +116 puck line favorites at BetRivers, while the Minnesota Wild are +1.5 -210 puck line underdogs at BetMGM.

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Possible Moneyline Outcomes
  • Minnesota Wild bettors risk $100 to win $117 at +117 odds. The implied probability for Minnesota Wild is 46.08%.
  • Tampa Bay Lightning bettors risk $100 to win $70.92 at -141 odds. The implied probability for Tampa Bay Lightning is 58.51%.

Minnesota Wild at Tampa Bay Lightning Prop Bets

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Team Standings

2023-2024 NHL Regular Season Standings - Minnesota Wild, Tampa Bay Lightning
Team GP W L OTL wPct Pts ROW GF GA Diff Home Away SO L10 Strk
Tampa Bay Lightning61322450.5256930208207+1.018-8-314-16-22-05-5-0L1
Minnesota Wild59282560.4756225188196-8.014-12-414-13-23-27-2-1L1

Minnesota Wild & Tampa Bay Lightning Futures Odds

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Minnesota Wild & Tampa Bay Lightning Team Pages

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How to Bet on the Minnesota Wild vs Tampa Bay Lightning NHL Game

  1. Open a new sports betting account before game time.

    Review our list of sports betting sites. Open a new account before the game starts on Thursday, January 18th, 2024 at 7:08 pm EST, making sure to enter all your personal details correctly. Don't forget to add your bonus code.

  2. Visit the sportsbook’s cashier, banking, or deposit page.

    Navigate to the sportsbook's deposit page. Use your Visa card or MasterCard, or deposit with a bank transfer, or other methods like Paypal.

  3. Tap to the sportsbook's NHL page, look for the Minnesota Wild vs Tampa Bay Lightning Game.

    Navigate to the sportsbook's NHL page. Next, look for live or upcoming matchups. Select the Minnesota Wild vs Tampa Bay Lightning Game.

  4. Choose your bet and place a wager.

    Choose your bet and then use the funds you deposited to place a wager. The sportsbook will pay your winnings or deduct a losing wager from your account balance after the game.

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