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Detroit Red Wings vs Colorado Avalanche Preview

Colorado AvalancheDetroit Red Wings
Nov 8, 7:30 PM | Joe Louis Arena

Colorado Avalanche vs Detroit Red Wings Odds

7-6-1TEAM RECORD6-5-1

A key battle on the NHL odds menu sees visiting Colorado duelling Detroit on Tuesday at Joe Louis Arena.

This season the Red Wings are 6-5-1 overall while the Avalanche are 7-6-1. As for the totals, Detroit is 4-8 on the OU, and Colorado is 5-8-1.

View Colorado vs Detroit Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had set the Red Wings as -175 favorites on the opening moneyline for this contest. The over under opened at 5.5 for bettors hoping to turn a profit on totals.

Power Rankings:
According to new NHL Power Rankings here, it's the No. 14-ranked Red Wings and the No. 12-rated Avalanche in this matchup.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Detroit's No. 23-ranked offense (2.4 goals per game) against a Avalanche defense that ranks No. 22 at 3 goals per game allowed. The Red Wings powerplay has clicked at a 16.3% rate while the Avalanche have a 75.6% rate on the penalty kill.

The Avalanche were a 2-1 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Flames. That made winners of bettors who got Calgary at +105 on the moneyline, while the total score (3) was good news for UNDER bettors.

Detroit won its last outing, a 5-0 result against the Ducks on November 5. Bettors who backed the Red Wings at -147 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Colorado Avalanche Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 3-7
Before playing Buffalo are 7-3
After playing Calgary are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6

Detroit Red Wings Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing Edmonton are 7-3
After playing Anaheim are 5-5
After a win are 7-3

A few Avalanche at Red Wings trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Colorado's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Colorado's last 5 games when playing on the road against Detroit
Colorado is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games on the road
Colorado is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Detroit
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Detroit's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games when playing at home against Colorado
Detroit is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Colorado
Detroit is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games at home

Next up:
Colorado home to NY Islanders, Thursday, November 10
Detroit home to Edmonton, Friday, November 11