The No. 2 Vegas Golden Knights and the No. 3 Minnesota Wild square off on Sunday, May 16th to open their seven-game series for Round 1 of the 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs. The winner advances to the second round of Stanley Cup Playoffs where they will face the winner of the Avalanche-Blues series. The Wild won five of the eight matchups between these two during the regular season.
Vegas has home ice advantage in this series, and is a -240 favorite at DraftKings Sportsbook to win the series. Although the Wild won the season series, the betting public is backing the second-seeded Golden Knights with 74% of bets and 82% of handle on Vegas to win the series. You can bet on the exact outcome of the series and the favorite is Vegas in five games at +350. That’s followed by Vegas in six (+400) and Vegas in seven (+450). All four Golden Knights victory outcomes have better odds than any Wild victory outcome.
Below is the Golden Knights-Wild series schedule. We’ll be updating with daily betting splits at DraftKings Sportsbook for each game in the series.
No. 2 Vegas Golden Knights win series 4-3 over No. 3 Minnesota Wild
Game 1: Wild 1, Golden Knights 0 (OT)
Game 2: Golden Knights 3, Wild 1
Game 3: Golden Knights 5, Wild 2
Game 4: Golden Knights 4, Wild 0
Game 5: Wild 4, Golden Knights 2
Game 6: Wild 3, Golden Knights 9
Game 7: Golden Knights 6, Wild 2
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