The Florida Panthers (33-10-5) travel to meet the Minnesota Wild (30-12-3) Friday at XCel Energy Center. Puck drop is scheduled for 8 p.m. ET. Below, we look at the Panthers vs. Wild odds and lines, and make our expert NHL picks, predictions and bets.
The Panthers pay a visit to St. Paul for a rescheduled game from Dec. 18. Florida is coming off a thrilling 3-2 overtime win at the Carolina Hurricanes Wednesday in a game that resembled a playoff contest. It was the team’s first appearance since Feb. 1.
The Wild were doubled up 6-3 at the Winnipeg Jets Wednesday, snapping a modest two-game win streak that saw the team record victories against the Detroit Red Wings and Hurricanes. The Over has connected in each of the last two outings.
Panthers at Wild odds, spread and lines
Odds provided by Tipico Sportsbook; access USA TODAY Sports Scores and Sports Betting Odds hub for a full list. Lines last updated at 9:37 a.m. ET.
- Money line: Panthers -125 (bet $125 to win $100) | Wild +102 (bet $100 to win $102)
- Against the spread (ATS): Panthers -1.5 (+185) | Wild +1.5 (-260)
- Over/Under (O/U): 6.5 (O: -150 | U: +120)