Colorado Avalanche host Nashville Predators in hockey action
Nashville Predators vs Colorado Avalanche Odds
NHL wagering interest swings to the Colorado vs Nashville battle on Saturday at Pepsi Center as the Avalanche try to defend home turf and reward moneyline bettors.
Colorado battles the Predators, currently with a 14-14-6 mark. The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 14-15-4 for the Avalanche and 14-17-3 for the Predators.
Sportsbooks such as Bovada had the Avalanche as -110 moneyline favorites in this particular NHL matchup earlier. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 5 before betting started to move the line at 5Dimes.
The Avalanche - Predators odds would favor the Predators if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Colorado is rated No. 27 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Nashville is at No. 24.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Colorado's No. 24-ranked offense (2.5 goals per game) against a Predators defense that ranks No. 15 at 2.8 goals per game allowed. The Avalanche powerplay has clicked at a 15.2% rate while the Predators have a 76.4% rate on the penalty kill.
In their last action, Nashville was a 7-4 loser at home against the Coyotes. Bettors on Phoenix at +145 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (11) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.
The Avalanche were a 4-1 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Canucks. That made winners of bettors who got Vancouver at -220 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for PUSH bettors.
Nashville Predators Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Minnesota are 4-6
After playing Phoenix are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6
Colorado Avalanche Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Buffalo are 7-3
After playing Vancouver are 5-5
After a loss are 2-8
A few Predators at Avalanche trends to consider:
Nashville is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games when playing Colorado
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Nashville's last 5 games
Nashville is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Colorado
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Nashville's last 10 games when playing Colorado
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Colorado's last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Colorado's last 10 games when playing Nashville
Colorado is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home
Colorado is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Nashville
Nashville at Chicago, Monday, April 1
Colorado at Detroit, Monday, April 1