Colorado was shut out 1-0 on Thursday, stoned by Niklas Backstrom who stopped all 37 shots fired his way.
The Wild were a +132 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 5.
Minnesota got a goal from Greg Zanon in the victory. Zanon opened the scoring at 6:04 of the first period.
Niklas Backstrom turned in a 37-save effort for the Wild.
Jean-Sebastien Giguere stopped 20 of 21 shots for the Avalanche, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Minnesota went 0-for-1, while the Avalanche were 0-for-1 with the man advantage.
Minnesota lost the shots on goal battle to Colorado by a margin of 37-21.
Next game, Minnesota takes its act on the road to face Dallas looking for another win. For Colorado, they head home to face Vancouver.