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Minnesota Wild Host Colorado Avalanche in NHL Betting Action

The Minnesota Wild battle the visiting Colorado Avalanche on Tuesday in NHL betting odds action at Xcel Energy Center.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the opening NHL betting line for this matchup, Minnesota sat as -230 favorites over at BetOnline. The total was set at 5 at Bovada but may move closer to puck drop.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 4.2-1 result in favor of the Wild. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Colorado Avalanche vs Minnesota Wild Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Colorado Avalanche will look to vanquish their hosts on Tuesday, as they are 11-18-1 this season, while the Wild are 18-8-4. Colorado is 11-12-4 against the total, while Minnesota is 7-15-5 versus the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Minnesota vs Colorado injuries news.

According to new NHL Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, it's the No. 11-ranked Minnesota Wild and the No. 30-rated Colorado Avalanche in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Minnesota's No. 6-ranked offense, averaging 2.97 goals per game, against a Avalanche defense that ranks No. 30 at 3.23 goals allowed. The Wild power play is averaging 16.67% while the Avalanche defense kills off 80.36% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Colorado was a 3-1 winner in its last match on the road against the Maple Leafs. They won as +136 underdogs, while the total score of 4 made winners of UNDER bettors.

Minnesota was a 3-1 winner in its last match at home against the Blues. They won as favorites, while the total score of 4 made winners of UNDER bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Colorado is 2-10 SU in its last 12 games
  • Colorado is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
  • Colorado is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Minnesota
  • Colorado is 4-10 SU in its last 14 games when playing Minnesota
  • Minnesota is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Minnesota is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • Minnesota is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games at home
  • Minnesota is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Colorado home to Toronto, Thursday, December 22nd
Minnesota at Montreal, Thursday, December 22nd