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Colorado Avalanche Home to Oilers in NHL Betting Odds Action

NHL betting odds interest swings to the Edmonton Oilers at Colorado battle on Saturday at Pepsi Center as the Avalanche try to defend home turf and reward moneyline betting fans.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

If you're going with the Colorado Avalanche in this one, they were listed as moneyline favorites of -145 on most NHL hockey betting menus (such as Bovada) early today for Saturday's contest. The over-under total was at 5.5 earlier at Bet365.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 3.8-1.5 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.

Edmonton Oilers vs Colorado Avalanche Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Colorado Avalanche are 16-16-1 so far on the season. The Edmonton Oilers, meanwhile, are 14-17-2. OVER/UNDER betting fans have seen Colorado go 15-17-1 and the Oilers go 18-13-2 on the totals. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Colorado vs Edmonton injuries news.

The Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings have the Colorado Avalanche at No. 18 and the Edmonton Oilers at No. 21 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Colorado's No. 11-ranked offense, averaging 2.73 goals per game, against a Oilers defense that ranks No. 25 at 3.03 goals allowed. The Avalanche power play is averaging 16.67% while the Oilers defense kills off 80.85% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, Edmonton was a 4-0 loser on the road against the Blackhawks. Bettors on Chicago at -221 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

Last time out for Colorado, they were a 2-1 winner as they battled the Islanders at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Avalanche at -108 were rewarded, while the 3 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Edmonton is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Edmonton's last 6 games
  • Edmonton is 2-8 SU in its last 10 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Edmonton's last 5 games on the road
  • Colorado is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Colorado's last 9 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 9 of Colorado's last 13 games at home
  • Colorado is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games when playing Edmonton

Next Betting Matchups

Edmonton home to Winnipeg, Monday, December 21st
Colorado home to Toronto, Monday, December 21st