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Colorado Avalanche vs Florida Panthers Pick and Betting Preview

Fans betting on NHL look for value at BB&T Center on Saturday as the host Florida Panthers battle the Colorado Avalanche in hockey odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The visiting Colorado Avalanche opened as 127 moneyline underdogs in this one at most online sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including BetOnline. The total opened at 5.5 for those preferring over under betting, watch for the line updates during the day at Bovada.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 3-2.8 result in favor of the Panthers. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Colorado Avalanche vs Florida Panthers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

2-1-1 Florida battles the Avalanche, currently with a 3-1-0 mark. The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 2-1-1 for the Panthers and 2-2 for the Avalanche. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Florida vs Colorado injuries news.

The Florida Panthers sit at No. 4 in the current NHL power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Colorado Avalanche sit at a No. 26 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Florida Panthers No. 21-ranked offense (2.75 goals per game) against a Colorado Avalanche defense that ranks No. 8 at 2.75 goals per game allowed. The Panthers powerplay has clicked at a 8.33% rate while the Avalanche have a 64.71% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Avalanche were a 4-0 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Lightning. That made winners of bettors who got Colorado at +165 on the moneyline, while the total score (4) was good news for OVER bettors.

Florida lost its last outing, a 4-2 result against the Capitals on October 20. Bettors who backed the Capitals at -109 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (6) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

Betting Trends
  • Colorado is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of Colorado's last 9 games
  • Colorado is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • Colorado is 12-4 SU in its last 16 games when playing on the road against Florida
  • Florida is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games
  • Florida is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • Florida is 3-9 ATS in its last 12 games at home
  • Florida is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Colorado home to Winnipeg, Friday, October 28th
Florida at Pittsburgh, Tuesday, October 25th