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Avalanche Odds Open as Moneyline Underdog vs Blackhawks

Colorado Avalanche


Chicago Blackhawks
Tuesday, January 06, 2015 8:30 PM ET
United Center

The Colorado Avalanche will look to grab a road win when they take on the Blackhawks in Chicago at United Center on Tuesday in NHL betting odds action.

Colorado Avalanche vs Chicago Blackhawks Opening Odds and Betting Line

The Chicago Blackhawks were listed earlier today as -245 moneyline Favorite at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark (including Bovada, while odds makers set the opening betting total around 5.5.

Computer Prediction: Colorado Avalanche vs Chicago Blackhawks Pick

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 4-2.7 win for the Blackhawks. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Colorado Avalanche vs Chicago Blackhawks Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Chicago Blackhawks sport a record of 26-11-2 heading into this matchup, while the Colorado Avalanche sit at 15-16-8 on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 12-20-7 for the Blackhawks and 19-19-1 for the Avalanche. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Chicago vs Colorado injuries news.

It's a NHL hockey betting matchup between the No. 5-rated Chicago Blackhawks and the No. 26-ranked Colorado Avalanche, according to the latest NHL power poll here at Odds Shark.

How Colorado Avalanche vs Chicago Blackhawks Stats Matchup

The game also pits Chicago's No. 3-ranked offense, averaging 3.18 goals per game, against a Avalanche defense that ranks No. 23 at 3 goals allowed. The Blackhawks power play is averaging 19.05% while the Avalanche defense kills off 84.17% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, Colorado was a 4-3 loser at home against the Blue Jackets. Bettors on Columbus at +162 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

The Blackhawks were a 5-4 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Stars. That made winners of bettors who got Chicago at -200 on the moneyline, while the total score (9) was good news for OVER bettors.

Colorado Avalanche vs Chicago Blackhawks Betting Odds Trends

Colorado is 6-17 SU in its last 23 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Colorado's last 9 games when playing Chicago
Colorado is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Chicago
Chicago is 14-4 SU in its last 18 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chicago's last 5 games
Chicago is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chicago's last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Colorado home to Ottawa, Thursday, January 8th
Chicago at Minnesota, Thursday, January 8th