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The division rival Minnesota Wild and Colorado Avalanche are set to renew hostilities on Saturday when they meet at Pepsi Center.

Last time out for Minnesota, they were a 3-1 loser as they battled the Sharks on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Sharks at -200 were rewarded, while the 4 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

The Avalanche were a 4-3 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Jets. That made winners of bettors who got Colorado at +100 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for OVER bettors.

Team record: 21-9-0 SU, ATS

The total has gone UNDER in 6 of last 9 games
is 10-5 SU in its last 15 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 6 games at home
is 15-8 SU in its last 23 games

When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Buffalo are 6-4
After playing Winnipeg are 7-3
After a win are 5-5

Team record: 18-11-5 SU, ATS
Current streak: lost 2 straight games.

The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games on the road
is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing on the road against Colorado
is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games

When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Florida are 4-6
After playing San Jose are 3-7
After a loss are 6-4

Next up:
Minnesota home to Vancouver, Tuesday, December 17
Colorado home to Dallas, Monday, December 16