Edmonton Oilers vs Colorado Avalanche Odds
Pepsi Center hosts an NHL battle between the Colorado Avalanche and the visiting Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday.
The Avalanche sport records of 10-10-4 heading into this matchup, while the Oilers sit at 9-11-5 on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 8-13-3 for the Avalanche and 9-13-3 for the Oilers.
It's a hockey betting matchup between the No. 23-rated Avalanche and the No. 28-ranked Oilers, according to the latest NHL power poll here at Odds Shark.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Colorado's No. 20-ranked offense, averaging 2.6 goals per game, against a Oilers defense that ranks No. 24 at 3 goals allowed. The Avalanche power play is averaging 14.7% while the Oilers defense kills off 83.5% of their penalties.
The Oilers were a 6-5 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Blackhawks. That made winners of bettors who got Edmonton at +185 on the moneyline, while the total score (11) was good news for OVER bettors.
Last time out for Colorado, they were a 3-2 winner as they battled the Sharks at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Avalanche at -122 were rewarded, while the 5 combined goals moved the game PUSH for totals bettors.
Edmonton Oilers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 3-7
Before playing Detroit are 1-9
After playing Chicago are 3-7
After a win are 1-9
Colorado Avalanche Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Buffalo are 7-3
After playing San Jose are 4-6
After a win are 4-6
A few Oilers at Avalanche trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Edmonton's last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Edmonton's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Edmonton's last 5 games when playing Colorado
Edmonton is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Colorado
Colorado is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Colorado's last 5 games when playing Edmonton
Colorado is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Edmonton
Colorado is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games
Edmonton home to Detroit, Friday, March 15
Colorado at Minnesota, Thursday, March 14