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Minnesota Wild at Colorado Avalanche Betting Lines and Trends

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

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had the Colorado Avalanche as 113 moneyline underdogs in this particular NHL betting matchup earlier. The over under total, meanwhile, was set early at 5.5 before betting started to move the line at Bet365.

Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 4-1.7 result in favor of the Avalanche today. 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

The Avalanche sit at 21-16-3 on the season; in comparison, the Minnesota Wild are currently 22-16-3. Looking to wager on the totals? Colorado is 23-15-2 OU, and Minnesota is 22-17-2 OU. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Colorado vs Minnesota injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 21 (Colorado Avalanche) and the No. 26 (Minnesota Wild) teams according to our current NHL Power Rankings.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Colorado's No. 6-ranked offense, averaging 3.2 goals per game, against a Wild defense that ranks No. 13 at 2.83 goals allowed. The Avalanche power play is averaging 20% while the Wild defense kills off 84.18% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Wild were a 6-2 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Sabres. That made winners of bettors who got Minnesota at -221 on the moneyline, while the total score (8) was good news for OVER bettors.

Colorado was a 2-0 winner in its last match at home against the Blue Jackets. They won as favorites, while the total score of 2 made winners of UNDER bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Minnesota is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Minnesota is 8-15 ATS in its last 23 games
  • Minnesota is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games
  • Colorado is 8-1 ATS in its last 9 games
  • Colorado is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • Colorado is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games at home
  • Colorado is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Minnesota home to Calgary, Tuesday, January 9th
Colorado at Dallas, Saturday, January 13th