Anaheim Ducks vs Colorado Avalanche Odds
NHL wagering interest swings to the Colorado vs Anaheim battle on Wednesday at Pepsi Center as the Avalanche try to defend home turf and reward moneyline bettors.
The Ducks will try to spoil to the party on Wednesday; they are 6-1-1 this season, while the Avalanche are 4-5. Anaheim is 3-5 on the totals; Colorado is 2-6-1.
On the opening NHL line for this matchup, Colorado sat as -116 favorites. The total was set at 5.
This game matches up the No. 24 (Avalanche) and the No. 7 (Ducks) teams according to our current NHL Power Rankings.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Colorado's No. 23-ranked offense, averaging 2.3 goals per game, against a Ducks defense that ranks No. 19 at 2.9 goals allowed. The Avalanche power play is averaging 9.4% while the Ducks defense kills off 71.9% of their penalties.
The Ducks were a 2-1 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Sharks. That made winners of bettors who got Anaheim at -110 on the moneyline, while the total score (3) was good news for UNDER bettors.
The Avalanche were a 3-2 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Stars. That made winners of bettors who got Dallas at +120 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for PUSH bettors.
Anaheim Ducks Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Dallas are 6-4
After playing San Jose are 6-4
After a win are 4-6
Colorado Avalanche Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Buffalo are 7-3
After playing Dallas are 3-7
After a loss are 4-6
A few Ducks at Avalanche trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Anaheim's last 6 games
Anaheim is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Anaheim is 16-5 SU in its last 21 games when playing Colorado
Anaheim is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing on the road against Colorado
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Colorado's last 8 games
Colorado is 5-11 SU in its last 16 games
Colorado is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against Anaheim
Colorado is 5-16 SU in its last 21 games when playing Anaheim
Anaheim at Dallas, Friday, February 8
Colorado home to Phoenix, Monday, February 11