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Colorado Avalanche Visit Detroit Red Wings Betting Lines and Pick for NHL Clash

Fans betting on NHL look for value at Joe Louis Arena on Saturday as the host Detroit Red Wings battle the Colorado Avalanche in hockey odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The visiting Colorado Avalanche opened as 166 moneyline underdogs in this one at most online sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including BetOnline. The total opened at 5 for those preferring over under betting, watch for the line updates during the day at Bovada.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 2.8-2,2 win for the Avalanche. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Colorado Avalanche vs Detroit Red Wings Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Detroit Red Wings sport a record of 27-31-11 heading into this matchup, while the Colorado Avalanche sit at 20-46-3 on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 31-30-8 for the Red Wings and 26-32-11 for the Avalanche. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Detroit vs Colorado injuries news.

It's an NHL hockey betting matchup between the No. 26-rated Detroit Red Wings and the No. 30-ranked Colorado Avalanche, according to the latest NHL power poll here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Detroit's No. 25-ranked offense, averaging 2.49 goals per game, against a Avalanche defense that ranks No. 29 at 3.23 goals allowed. The Red Wings power play is averaging 12.61% while the Avalanche defense kills off 78.33% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, Colorado was a 3-1 winner at home against the Red Wings. Bettors on Colorado at +116 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

Detroit won its last outing, a 5-4 result against the Coyotes on March 16. Bettors who backed the Red Wings at -102 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (9) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

Betting Trends
  • Colorado is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Colorado is 5-14 SU in its last 19 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Colorado's last 6 games
  • Colorado is 4-8 ATS in its last 12 games on the road
  • Detroit is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games
  • Detroit is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games
  • Detroit is 3-7 ATS in its last 10 games at home
  • Detroit is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Colorado at Chicago, Sunday, March 19th
Detroit home to Buffalo, Monday, March 20th