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The Colorado Avalanche and the Detroit Red Wings will both be trying to pick up a win on Thursday when they battle at Joe Louis Arena.

Colorado won its last outing, a 4-2 result against the Blackhawks on March 4. Bettors who backed the Avalanche at +149 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (6) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

The Red Wings were a 4-3 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Devils. That made winners of bettors who got New Jersey at -115 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for OVER bettors.

Detroit:
Team record: 28-21-12 SU, ATS

is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Colorado
is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Colorado
is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games

When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing Edmonton are 6-4
After playing New Jersey are 3-3-2
After a loss are 7-3

Colorado:
Team record: 40-17-5 SU, ATS
Current streak: won 3 straight games.

The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 5 games
is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 7 games on the road

When playing on Thursday are 3-7
Before playing Buffalo are 6-4
After playing Chicago are 7-3
After a win are 6-4

Next up:
Colorado home to St. Louis, Saturday, March 8
Detroit home to New Jersey, Friday, March 7