NHL Hockey Predictions Tonight 1/10/16
New Jersey Devils vs Minnesota Wild
8:00 PM ET, Sunday, January 10, 2016
NHL Starting Goalies Tonight 1/01/16
- New Jersey Devils -> Cory Schneider
Cory Schneider allowed four goals on 31 shots in Friday’s 4-1 loss to the Bruins. Schneider has dropped three consecutive starts, but he’s allowed just seven goals during his losing streak. The 29-year-old has a 17-13-5 record with a 2.12 goals-against-average and a .926 save percentage
Cory Schneider is also 10-7 with a 2.04 goals against average on the road, while vs the Wild he is 8-6 with a 2.42 goals against average in his career.
- Minnesota Wild -> Darcy Kuemper
Darcy seems to be over concussion issues and backed up Devan Dubnyk Saturday night against Dallas. He will start his game against New Jersey.
Kuemper is 0-1 with a 2.00 goals against average vs the devils in his career.
New Jersey Devils Preview
As always, the offense is still a problem in New Jersey. The offense has been a major issue for this team all year so far as they come in ranked 28th in scoring, potting 2.2 goals per game and 30th in shots taken 24.7 shots per game.
The Devils are solid on the power play, where they rank 13th in the league 19% At the other end of the ice the Devils have been a solid defensive squad this year ranking 4th in the league in goals allowed, giving up just 2.3 goals per game, while ranking 7th in penalty kill at 82.6%.
Minnesota Wild Preview
Minnesota has only scored more than three goals just once in their last 10 games, averaging a dismal 2.4 goals per game over that stretch, which is down from their 2.7 goals per game that they have averaged for the year. The Wild rank 11th overall in scoring, while on the power play they have converted on just 18.2% of their power play chances, with is 21st in the league.
As Wild hockey is player, they have been solid all year on defense only allowing just 2.38 goals oer game on the year, which ranks 8th in the league. In their last eight games they have allowed just 1.8 goals per game in regulation, but they are just 4-4 in those games, thanks to the offense.
Money Line Odds:
- New Jersey Devils +135
- Minnesota Wild-145
New Jersey Devils vs Minnesota Wild Prediction 1/10/16
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