Moneyline favors Avalanche in battle with Oilers
Edmonton Oilers vs Colorado Avalanche Odds
The hockey wagering menu sees a clash between Colorado and Edmonton on Saturday, with the host Avalanche trying to win for themselves and reward bettors who back them on the moneyline.
The Avalanche sport records of 3-4 heading into this matchup, while the Oilers sit at 4-2-1 on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 2-5 for the Avalanche and 2-5 for the Oilers.
On the opening NHL line for this matchup, Colorado sat as -121 favorites. The total was set at 5.5.
It's a hockey betting matchup between the No. 25-rated Avalanche and the No. 15-ranked Oilers, according to the latest NHL power poll here at Odds Shark.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Colorado's No. 22-ranked offense, averaging 2.3 goals per game, against a Oilers defense that ranks No. 8 at 2.6 goals allowed. The Avalanche power play is averaging 9.5% while the Oilers defense kills off 85.3% of their penalties.
Edmonton lost its last outing, a 3-2 result against the Sharks on January 31. Bettors who backed the Sharks at -200 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
Last time out for Colorado, they were a 6-3 winner as they battled the Flames on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Avalanche at +160 were rewarded, while the 9 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
Edmonton Oilers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Detroit are 1-9
After playing San Jose are 4-6
After a loss are 6-4
Colorado Avalanche Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Buffalo are 7-3
After playing Calgary are 1-9
After a win are 5-5
A few Oilers at Avalanche trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Edmonton's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Edmonton's last 11 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Edmonton's last 5 games when playing Colorado
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Edmonton's last 10 games when playing on the road against Colorado
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Colorado's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Colorado's last 5 games when playing Edmonton
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Colorado's last 10 games when playing at home against Edmonton
Colorado is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games at home
Edmonton home to Vancouver, Monday, February 4
Colorado home to Dallas, Monday, February 4