Avalanche face St. Louis Blues: NHL odds preview and stats
Colorado Avalanche vs St. Louis Blues Odds
Colorado pays a visit to St. Louis on Tuesday, hoping to shut down the Blues bats in hockey action at Scottrade Center.
The Blues currently sports a record of 26-17-2. The Avalanche are 15-23-7. Betting totals have seen the Blues post a 20-20-5 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Avalanche have gone 17-22-6 against the number.
The NHL Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the No. 27-rated Avalanche taking on the No. 8-rated Blues in this contest.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up St. Louis' No. 17-ranked offense (2.6 goals per game) against a Avalanche defense that ranks No. 27 at 3.2 goals per game allowed. The Blues powerplay has clicked at a 19% rate while the Avalanche have a 81.7% rate on the penalty kill.
St. Louis lost its last outing, a 5-3 result against the Avalanche on April 21. Bettors who backed the Avalanche at +140 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (8) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
Colorado Avalanche Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Buffalo are 7-3
After playing St. Louis are 3-7
After a win are 2-8
St. Louis Blues Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 8-2
Before playing Tampa Bay are 3-7
After playing Colorado are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4
A few Avalanche at Blues trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Colorado's last 5 games on the road
Colorado is 11-3 SU in its last 14 games when playing St. Louis
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Colorado's last 15 games when playing on the road against St. Louis
Colorado is 4-8 SU in its last 12 games when playing on the road against St. Louis
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of St. Louis' last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of St. Louis' last 5 games
St. Louis is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
St. Louis is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games
Colorado at Phoenix, Friday, April 26
St. Louis home to Calgary, Thursday, April 25