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Colorado Avalanche home to Wild in hockey betting action

Minnesota WildColorado Avalanche
Feb 2, 9:00 PM | Pepsi Center

Minnesota Wild vs Colorado Avalanche Odds

24-19-7TEAM RECORD26-24-2

The Minnesota Wild will look to grab a road win when they take on the Avalanche in Colorado at Pepsi Center on Thursday in hockey odds action.

Supporters of the Wild have seen them go 24-19-7 so far this season, while the Avalanche are at 26-24-2. In totals betting, the Avalanche are 19-27-6, while the Wild are 20-20-10.

View Minnesota vs Colorado Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're backing the visitors in this one, you'll find the Wild listed as underdogs of +-145 at most sportsbooks. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 5, depending on the book.

Power Rankings:
According to new NHL Power Rankings here, it's the No. 13-ranked Avalanche and the No. 27-rated Wild in this matchup.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Colorado's No. 20-ranked offense (2.6 goals per game) against a Wild defense that ranks No. 10 at 2.6 goals per game allowed. The Avalanche powerplay has clicked at a 18.9% rate while the Wild have a 83% rate on the penalty kill.

Minnesota lost its last outing, a 5-4 result against the Predators on January 31. Bettors who backed the Predators at -136 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (9) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

Last time out for Colorado, they were a 3-2 loser as they battled the Oilers on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Oilers at -101 were rewarded, while the 5 combined goals moved the game PUSH for totals bettors.

Minnesota Wild Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Florida are 4-4-2
After playing Nashville are 4-6
After a loss are 3-7

Colorado Avalanche Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Buffalo are 7-3
After playing Edmonton are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5

A few Wild at Avalanche trends to consider:
Minnesota is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Colorado
Minnesota is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Colorado
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Minnesota's last 11 games when playing on the road against Colorado
Minnesota is 4-16 SU in its last 20 games
Colorado is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Colorado's last 11 games when playing at home against Minnesota
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Colorado's last 6 games at home
Colorado is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games

Next up:
Minnesota at Dallas, Saturday, February 4
Colorado home to Vancouver, Saturday, February 4

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