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Minnesota Wild at Colorado Avalanche Betting Odds and Pick

Fans betting on NHL look for value at Pepsi Center on Thursday as the host Colorado Avalanche battle the Minnesota Wild in hockey odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to side with the Colorado Avalanche in this one found them earlier as 158 underdogs on the NHL money line at Bet365. Betting the over under total instead? It was hovering near 5.5 at its open earlier today at BetOnline and may have moved.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 3-2.2 win for the Wild. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Minnesota Wild vs Colorado Avalanche Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

This season the Colorado Avalanche are 22-54-3 overall while the Minnesota Wild are 47-25-8. As for the totals, Colorado is 34-34-11 on the OU, and Minnesota is 41-30-9. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Colorado vs Minnesota injuries news.

The NHL Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the No. 25-rated Minnesota Wild taking on the No. 30-rated Colorado Avalanche in this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Colorado Avalanche No. 30-ranked offense (2 goals per game) against a Minnesota Wild defense that ranks No. 7 at 2.55 goals per game allowed. The Avalanche powerplay has clicked at a 12.5% rate while the Wild have a 82.55% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Minnesota, they were a 5-3 winner as they battled the Hurricanes at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Wild at -178 were rewarded, while the 8 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Colorado won its last outing, a 4-3 result against the Blackhawks on April 04. Bettors who backed the Avalanche at +193 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

Betting Trends
  • Minnesota is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Minnesota is 4-10 ATS in its last 14 games
  • Minnesota is 4-10 SU in its last 14 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games
  • Colorado is 2-8 ATS in its last 10 games
  • Colorado is 2-8 SU in its last 10 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Colorado's last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Colorado's last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Minnesota at Arizona, Saturday, April 8th
Colorado at Dallas, Saturday, April 8th