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Minnesota WildColorado Avalanche
March 6, 9:00 PM | Pepsi Center

Minnesota Wild vs Colorado Avalanche Odds

28-28-10TEAM RECORD34-29-4

Colorado will try to be nasty hosts on Tuesday when the Minnesota Wild pay a visit to Pepsi Center.

The Avalanche are 34-29-4 so far on the season. The Wild, meanwhile, are 28-28-10. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Colorado go 24-35-8 and the Wild go 25-29-12 on the totals.

View Minnesota vs Colorado Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The visitors opened as +-175 moneyline underdogs in this one at most online sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark. The total opened at 5 for those preferring over under wagers.

Power Rankings:
The Avalanche sit at No. 13 in the current NHL power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Wild sit at a No. 29 on the same chart.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Colorado's No. 22-ranked offense (2.6 goals per game) against a Wild defense that ranks No. 14 at 2.7 goals per game allowed. The Avalanche powerplay has clicked at a 18.4% rate while the Wild have a 82.4% rate on the penalty kill.

Last time out for Colorado, they were a 2-0 winner as they battled the Wild on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Avalanche at -115 were rewarded, while the 2 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Minnesota Wild Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing Florida are 4-4-2
After playing Colorado are 3-7
After a loss are 2-8

Colorado Avalanche Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Buffalo are 7-3
After playing Minnesota are 2-8
After a win are 5-5

A few Wild at Avalanche trends to consider:
Minnesota is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing on the road against Colorado
Minnesota is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing Colorado
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Minnesota's last 12 games when playing on the road against Colorado
The total has gone UNDER in 14 of Minnesota's last 21 games when playing Colorado
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Colorado's last 12 games when playing at home against Minnesota
Colorado is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Colorado's last 6 games
Colorado is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next up:
Minnesota at Phoenix, Thursday, March 8
Colorado at Nashville, Thursday, March 8

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