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Colorado Avalanche vs Toronto Maple Leafs Odds
Hockey bettors look for value at Air Canada Centre on Monday as host Toronto battles the Colorado Avalanche in hockey odds action.
Supporters of the Avalanche have seen them go 4-1 so far this season, while the Maple Leafs are at 3-0. In totals betting, the Maple Leafs are 1-2, while the Avalanche are 2-3.
If you're backing the visitors in this one, you'll find the Avalanche listed as underdogs of +-140 at most sportsbooks. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 5.5, depending on the book.
The Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings have the Maple Leafs at No. 15 and the Avalanche at No. 30 heading into this contest.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Toronto's No. 2-ranked offense (3.7 goals per game) against a Avalanche defense that ranks No. 8 at 2.2 goals per game allowed. The Maple Leafs powerplay has clicked at a 11.8% rate while the Avalanche have a 88.2% rate on the penalty kill.
In their last action, Colorado was a 6-5 winner on the road against the Canadiens. Bettors on Colorado at +120 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (11) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.
Toronto was a 3-2 winner in its last match at home against the Flames. They won as -115 favorites, while the total score of 5 made winners of UNDER bettors.
Colorado Avalanche Trends:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Buffalo are 7-3
After playing Montreal are 4-6
After a win are 5-5
Toronto Maple Leafs Trends:
When playing on Monday are 3-7
Before playing San Jose are 5-5-2
After playing Calgary are 4-6
After a win are 6-4
A few Avalanche at Maple Leafs trends to consider:
Colorado is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Colorado is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Colorado's last 6 games when playing Toronto
Colorado is 8-17 SU in its last 25 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Toronto's last 5 games at home
Toronto is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games at home
Toronto is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Toronto's last 6 games
Colorado home to Chicago, Thursday, October 20
Toronto home to Winnipeg, Wednesday, October 19