Colorado Avalanche favored by -145 against Minnesota on Saturday NHL Odds Menu

Minnesota Wild

vs

Colorado Avalanche
Saturday, April 19, 2014 9:30 PM ET
Pepsi Center

The Minnesota Wild and the Colorado Avalanche will hit the ice together in Game 2 of their playoff series on Saturday night with the Avalanche holding a 1-0 lead in the series.

Minnesota Wild vs Colorado Avalanche Opening Odds and Betting Line

Betting fans looking to back visiting Minnesota Wild before puck drop in this match found them as 130-moneyline underdogs at 5Dimes. They saw an opening total of 5, according to BetOnline.

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Computer Prediction: Minnesota Wild vs Colorado Avalanche Pick

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 3.1-2.7 victory for the Avalanche. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Minnesota Wild vs Colorado Avalanche Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

53-22-8 Colorado battles the Wild, currently with a 43-27-13 mark. The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 40-41-2 for the Avalanche and 28-35-20 for the Wild. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Colorado vs Minnesota injuries news.

The Wild - Avalanche odds would favor the Avalanche if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Colorado is rated No. 11 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Minnesota is at No. 21.

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How Minnesota Wild vs Colorado Avalanche Stats Matchup

The game also pits Colorado's No. 5-ranked offense, averaging 3.07 goals per game, against a Wild defense that ranks No. 9 at 2.54 goals allowed. The Avalanche power play is averaging 19.53% while the Wild defense kills off 79.13% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Minnesota lost its last outing, a 5-4 result against the Avalanche on April 17. Bettors who backed the Avalanche at -135 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (9) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

Next Betting Matchups

Minnesota home to Colorado, Monday, April 21st

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