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Colorado Avalanche vs Dallas Stars Odds
American Airlines Center hosts an NHL battle between the Dallas Stars and the visiting Colorado Avalanche on Saturday.
Supporters of the Avalanche have seen them go 11-14-4 so far this season, while the Stars are at 14-13-3. In totals betting, the Stars are 14-12-4, while the Avalanche are 12-14-3.
According to new NHL Power Rankings here, it's the No. 23-ranked Stars and the No. 27-rated Avalanche in this matchup.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Dallas' No. 19-ranked offense, averaging 2.6 goals per game, against a Avalanche defense that ranks No. 26 at 3.2 goals allowed. The Stars power play is averaging 16.5% while the Avalanche defense kills off 80.3% of their penalties.
Last time out for Dallas, they were a 2-0 winner as they battled the Kings on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Stars at +187 were rewarded, while the 2 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
Colorado Avalanche Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Buffalo are 7-3
After playing Dallas are 3-7
After a win are 4-6
Dallas Stars Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Los Angeles are 5-5
After playing Los Angeles are 4-6
After a win are 4-6
A few Avalanche at Stars trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Colorado's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Colorado's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Colorado's last 5 games when playing on the road against Dallas
Colorado is 4-8 SU in its last 12 games when playing on the road against Dallas
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Dallas' last 5 games when playing at home against Colorado
Dallas is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games when playing at home against Colorado
Dallas is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
Dallas is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
Colorado home to Vancouver, Sunday, March 24
Dallas home to Minnesota, Monday, March 25