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Vancouver CanucksColorado Avalanche
April 13, 3:00 PM | Pepsi Center

Vancouver Canucks vs Colorado Avalanche Odds

23-11-6TEAM RECORD13-22-6

The visiting Canucks hope for a solid performance on Saturday as they look to steal a win at Pepsi Center against the Colorado Avalanche.

The Avalanche are 13-22-6 so far on the season. The Canucks, meanwhile, are 23-11-6. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Colorado go 14-22-5 and the Canucks go 14-21-5 on the totals.

View Vancouver vs Colorado Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The visitors opened as 148 moneyline favorites in this one at most online sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including 5Dimes. The total opened at 5 for those preferring over under wagers, watch for the line updates during the day at Bovada.

Power Rankings:
This game matches up the No. 30 (Avalanche) and the No. 17 (Canucks) teams according to our current NHL Power Rankings.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Colorado's No. 28-ranked offense (2.3 goals per game) against a Canucks defense that ranks No. 5 at 2.4 goals per game allowed. The Avalanche powerplay has clicked at a 14.2% rate while the Canucks have a 83.2% rate on the penalty kill.

Vancouver won its last outing, a 4-1 result against the Flames on April 10. Bettors who backed the Canucks at -185 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Colorado lost its last outing, a 3-2 result against the Kings on April 11. Bettors who backed the Kings at -265 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent PUSH bettors to the payout window.

Vancouver Canucks Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing San Jose are 5-5
After playing Calgary are 8-2
After a win are 8-2

Colorado Avalanche Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Buffalo are 7-3
After playing Los Angeles are 3-7
After a loss are 3-7

A few Canucks at Avalanche trends to consider:
Vancouver is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Colorado
Vancouver is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games when playing on the road against Colorado
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Vancouver's last 7 games on the road
Vancouver is 10-2 SU in its last 12 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Colorado's last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Colorado's last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Colorado's last 7 games when playing Vancouver
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Colorado's last 7 games when playing at home against Vancouver

Next up:
Vancouver at Nashville, Monday, April 15
Colorado home to Columbus, Monday, April 15

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