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NHL Betting Preview - Underdogs vs at Colorado

Detroit pays a visit to Colorado on Saturday, hoping to shut down the Avalanche snipers in hockey action at Pepsi Center.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 3-2.4 victory for the Avalanche. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Detroit Red Wings vs Colorado Avalanche Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Colorado Avalanche bring a 32-27-4 record to the battle against the 30-20-11 Red Wings. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Colorado go 29-31-3 so far and the Red Wings go 21-30-10. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Colorado vs Detroit injuries news.

The Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings have the Colorado Avalanche at No. 29 and the Detroit Red Wings at No. 18 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Colorado Avalanche No. 15-ranked offense (2.68 goals per game) against a Detroit Red Wings defense that ranks No. 13 at 2.59 goals per game allowed. The Avalanche powerplay has clicked at a 19.43% rate while the Red Wings have a 81.31% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, Detroit was a 2-1 winner at home against the Blue Jackets. Bettors on Detroit at -203 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

The Avalanche were a 4-3 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Sharks. That made winners of bettors who got Colorado at +130 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for OVER bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Detroit is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games
  • Detroit is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit's last 6 games on the road
  • Colorado is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
  • Colorado is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Colorado's last 10 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Colorado's last 8 games when playing Detroit

Next Betting Matchups

Detroit at Dallas, Monday, February 29th
Colorado at Minnesota, Tuesday, March 1st