Moneyline favors Avalanche in battle with Ducks

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March 12, 9:00 PM | Pepsi Center

Anaheim Ducks vs Colorado Avalanche Odds

29-30-10TEAM RECORD36-30-4

The Colorado Avalanche will look to bolster their win total and reward moneyline bettors when the Anaheim Ducks invade Pepsi Center on Monday.

The Avalanche sport records of 36-30-4 heading into this matchup, while the Ducks sit at 29-30-10 on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 26-36-8 for the Avalanche and 26-41-2 for the Ducks.

View Anaheim vs Colorado Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had set the Avalanche as -120 favorites on the opening moneyline for this contest. The over under opened at 5 for bettors hoping to turn a profit on totals.

Power Rankings:
The NHL Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the No. 21-rated Ducks taking on the No. 11-rated Avalanche in this contest.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Colorado's No. 20-ranked offense (2.6 goals per game) against a Ducks defense that ranks No. 15 at 2.8 goals per game allowed. The Avalanche powerplay has clicked at a 18.4% rate while the Ducks have a 81.6% rate on the penalty kill.

The Ducks were a 2-0 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Stars. That made winners of bettors who got Dallas at -115 on the moneyline, while the total score (2) was good news for UNDER bettors.

Last time out for Colorado, they were a 3-2 winner as they battled the Oilers at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Avalanche at -153 were rewarded, while the 5 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Anaheim Ducks Trends:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Detroit are 6-4
After playing Dallas are 2-8
After a loss are 7-3

Colorado Avalanche Trends:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing Buffalo are 7-3
After playing Edmonton are 4-6
After a win are 5-5

A few Ducks at Avalanche trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Anaheim's last 10 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Anaheim's last 14 games
Anaheim is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Colorado
Anaheim is 12-3 SU in its last 15 games when playing Colorado
Colorado is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Colorado's last 7 games when playing at home against Anaheim
Colorado is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games
Colorado is 3-12 SU in its last 15 games when playing Anaheim

Next up:
Anaheim home to Detroit, Wednesday, March 14
Colorado at Buffalo, Wednesday, March 14

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