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Colorado Avalanche host Detroit Red Wings in hockey action

Detroit Red WingsColorado Avalanche
Dec 4, 8:00 PM | Pepsi Center

Detroit Red Wings vs Colorado Avalanche Odds

16-7-1TEAM RECORD12-13-1

A key battle on the NHL odds menu sees visiting Detroit duelling Colorado on Sunday at Pepsi Center.

This season the Avalanche are 12-13-1 overall while the Red Wings are 16-7-1. As for the totals, Colorado is 11-13-2 on the OU, and Detroit is 10-14.

View Detroit vs Colorado Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Red Wings were listed as 135 favorites on the hockey moneyline at many online sportsbooks. The total was set at 5.5 before betting started earlier on Monday.

Power Rankings:
The Avalanche sit at No. 12 in the current NHL power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Red Wings sit at a No. 5 on the same chart.


How They Match Up:
The game also pits Colorado's No. 16-ranked offense, averaging 2.7 goals per game, against a Red Wings defense that ranks No. 2 at 2.2 goals allowed. The Avalanche power play is averaging 21.8% while the Red Wings defense kills off 81.1% of their penalties.

In their last action, Detroit was a 4-1 winner on the road against the Sabres. Bettors on Detroit at -125 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

Colorado won its last outing, a 3-2 result against the Blues on December 2. Bettors who backed the Avalanche at +115 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent PUSH bettors to the payout window.

Detroit Red Wings Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Edmonton are 7-3
After playing Buffalo are 7-3
After a win are 9-1

Colorado Avalanche Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 3-7
Before playing Buffalo are 7-3
After playing St. Louis are 2-8
After a win are 4-6

A few Red Wings at Avalanche trends to consider:
Detroit is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Detroit is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Detroit is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Colorado
Detroit is 13-4 SU in its last 17 games when playing on the road against Colorado
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Colorado's last 6 games when playing Detroit
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Colorado's last 6 games when playing at home against Detroit
Colorado is 5-10 SU in its last 15 games
Colorado is 8-17 SU in its last 25 games at home

Next up:
Detroit at St. Louis, Tuesday, December 6
Colorado at Vancouver, Tuesday, December 6