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Pittsburgh Penguins favored by -167 against Colorado on Thursday NHL Odds Menu

NHL betting odds interest swings to the Colorado Avalanche at Pittsburgh battle on Thursday at Consol Energy Centre as the Penguins try to defend home turf and reward moneyline betting fans.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Colorado Avalanche were listed as 151 underdogs on the NHL hockey moneyline earlier at Bet365. The over under total was set at 5.5 before betting started earlier on Thursday at Bovada.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 2.5-2.3 result in favor of 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 Pittsburgh Penguins Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

This season the Pittsburgh Penguins are 11-7-0 overall while the Colorado Avalanche are 7-10-1. As for the totals, Pittsburgh is 4-11-3 on the OU, and Colorado is 9-8-1. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Pittsburgh vs Colorado injuries news.

The Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings have the Pittsburgh Penguins at No. 21 and the Colorado Avalanche at No. 11 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Pittsburgh Penguins No. 26-ranked offense (2.22 goals per game) against a Colorado Avalanche defense that ranks No. 20 at 2.78 goals per game allowed. The Penguins powerplay has clicked at a 15% rate while the Avalanche have a 75% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Avalanche were a 5-1 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Maple Leafs. That made winners of bettors who got Toronto at -109 on the moneyline, while the total score (6) was good news for OVER bettors.

Last time out for Pittsburgh, they were a 4-3 winner as they battled the Wild at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Penguins at -120 were rewarded, while the 7 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Colorado is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games when playing Pittsburgh
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Colorado's last 5 games when playing Pittsburgh
  • Colorado is 10-4-1 SU in its last 15 games when playing on the road against Pittsburgh
  • Colorado is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Pittsburgh
  • Pittsburgh is 11-4 SU in its last 15 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 17 of Pittsburgh's last 25 games
  • Pittsburgh is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Pittsburgh's last 15 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Colorado at Washington, Saturday, November 21st
Pittsburgh home to San Jose, Saturday, November 21st