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Colorado Avalanche at Pittsburgh Penguins Betting Lines and Trends

Colorado Avalanche

vs

Pittsburgh Penguins
Thursday, December 18, 2014 7:00 PM ET
Consol Energy Centre

The Pittsburgh Penguins will try to be nasty hosts on Thursday when the Colorado Avalanche pay a visit to Consol Energy Centre.

Colorado Avalanche vs Pittsburgh Penguins Opening Odds and Betting Line

If you're going with the Pittsburgh Penguins in this one, they were listed as moneyline Favorite of -150 on most NHL hockey betting menus early today for Thursday's contest. The over-under total was at 1.5 earlier at BetOnline.

Computer Prediction: Colorado Avalanche vs Pittsburgh Penguins Pick

Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 3.3-2.4 result in favor of the Penguins today. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Colorado Avalanche vs Pittsburgh Penguins Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Pittsburgh Penguins bring a 20-6-4 record to the battle against the 10-13-7 Avalanche. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Pittsburgh go 13-17 so far and the Avalanche go 15-14-1. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Pittsburgh vs Colorado injuries news.

The NHL Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the No. 27-rated Colorado Avalanche taking on the No. 16-rated Pittsburgh Penguins in this contest.

How Colorado Avalanche vs Pittsburgh Penguins Stats Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Pittsburgh Penguins No. 3-ranked offense (3.27 goals per game) against a Colorado Avalanche defense that ranks No. 28 at 3.27 goals per game allowed. The Penguins powerplay has clicked at a 26% rate while the Avalanche have a 85.45% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, Colorado was a 3-2 loser at home against the Blues. Bettors on St. Louis at -159 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

The Penguins were a 4-2 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Lightning. That made winners of bettors who got Pittsburgh at -120 on the moneyline, while the total score (6) was good news for OVER bettors.

Colorado Avalanche vs Pittsburgh Penguins Betting Odds Trends

Colorado is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Colorado's last 7 games
Colorado is 4-15 SU in its last 19 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Colorado's last 7 games on the road
Pittsburgh is 17-7 SU in its last 24 games
Pittsburgh is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games at home
Pittsburgh is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Colorado

Next Betting Matchups

Colorado at Buffalo, Saturday, December 20th
Pittsburgh home to Florida, Saturday, December 20th

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