Avalanche visit Phoenix Coyotes in NHL clash
Colorado Avalanche vs Phoenix Coyotes Odds
The Colorado Avalanche will look to grab a road win when they take on the Coyotes in Phoenix at Jobing.com Arena on Friday in hockey odds action.
Supporters of the Avalanche have seen them go 15-24-7 so far this season, while the Coyotes are at 20-18-8. In totals betting, the Coyotes are 18-22-6, while the Avalanche are 17-23-6.
The visitors opened as +-147 moneyline underdogs in this one at most online sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including 5Dimes. The total opened at 5 for those preferring over under wagers, watch for the line updates during the day at Bovada.
This game puts the Coyotes, most recently No. 18 in the Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings, up against the Avalanche, who rate a No. 27 in the latest survey.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Phoenix's No. 23-ranked offense (2.5 goals per game) against a Avalanche defense that ranks No. 27 at 3.2 goals per game allowed. The Coyotes powerplay has clicked at a 14.3% rate while the Avalanche have a 81% rate on the penalty kill.
Colorado was a 3-1 loser in its last match on the road against the Blues. They lost as +205 underdogs, while the total score of 4 made winners of UNDER bettors.
Phoenix won its last outing, a 2-1 result against the Sharks on April 24. Bettors who backed the Coyotes at -130 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
Colorado Avalanche Trends:
When playing on Friday are 2-8
Before playing Buffalo are 7-3
After playing St. Louis are 3-7
After a loss are 4-6
Phoenix Coyotes Trends:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing Chicago are 6-4
After playing San Jose are 5-5
After a win are 4-6
A few Avalanche at Coyotes trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Colorado's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Colorado's last 16 games when playing Phoenix
Colorado is 5-17 SU in its last 22 games
Colorado is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing Phoenix
Phoenix is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games when playing at home against Colorado
Phoenix is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Colorado
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Phoenix's last 5 games
Phoenix is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Colorado home to Minnesota, Saturday, April 27
Phoenix at Anaheim, Saturday, April 27