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March 6, 8:00 PM | United Center

Colorado Avalanche vs Chicago Blackhawks Odds

8-9-4TEAM RECORD20-0-3

Hockey bettors look for value at United Center on Wednesday as host Chicago battles the Colorado Avalanche in hockey odds action.

The Blackhawks sport records of 20-0-3 heading into this matchup, while the Avalanche sit at 8-9-4 on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 7-15-1 for the Blackhawks and 7-12-2 for the Avalanche.

View Colorado vs Chicago Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to side with the Blackhawks in this one found them earlier as -205 favorites on the NHL money line at 5Dimes. Betting the over under instead? It was hovering near 5.5 at its open earlier today at BetOnline and may have moved.

Power Rankings:
The NHL Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the No. 30-rated Avalanche taking on the No. 1-rated Blackhawks in this contest.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Chicago's No. 4-ranked offense (3.3 goals per game) against a Avalanche defense that ranks No. 20 at 3 goals per game allowed. The Blackhawks powerplay has clicked at a 17.2% rate while the Avalanche have a 77.8% rate on the penalty kill.

Last time out for Colorado, they were a 2-1 loser as they battled the Red Wings on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Red Wings at -160 were rewarded, while the 3 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

In their last action, Chicago was a 5-3 winner at home against the Wild. Bettors on Chicago at -167 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (8) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

Colorado Avalanche Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Buffalo are 7-3
After playing Detroit are 8-2
After a loss are 4-6

Chicago Blackhawks Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Edmonton are 6-4
After playing Minnesota are 5-5
After a win are 9-1

A few Avalanche at Blackhawks trends to consider:
Colorado is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing Chicago
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Colorado's last 13 games when playing Chicago
Colorado is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
Colorado is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Chicago is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Chicago is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chicago's last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Chicago's last 14 games at home

Next up:
Colorado home to Chicago, Friday, March 8