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Minnesota Wild vs. Colorado Avalanche

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