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Colorado Avalanche Host New York Rangers in NHL Betting Action

The Colorado Avalanche look to emerge victorious in NHL odds action as the New York Rangers arrive at Pepsi Center on Saturday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The visiting New York Rangers opened as -175 moneyline favorites in this one at most online sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including BetOnline. The total opened at 5.5 for those preferring over under betting, watch for the line updates during the day at Bovada.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 4.1-1.5 victory for the Rangers. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

New York Rangers vs Colorado Avalanche Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Colorado Avalanche are 12-22-1 so far on the season. The New York Rangers, meanwhile, are 25-12-1. OVER/UNDER betting fans have seen Colorado go 15-16-4 and the Rangers go 20-14-4 on the totals. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Colorado vs New York injuries news.

The NHL Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Colorado Avalanche rated this week at No. 30 and the New York Rangers sitting at No. 16.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Colorado's No. 30-ranked offense, averaging 2.06 goals per game, against a Rangers defense that ranks No. 9 at 2.5 goals allowed. The Avalanche power play is averaging 13.45% while the Rangers defense kills off 83.65% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

New York won its last outing, a 6-3 result against the Coyotes on December 29. Bettors who backed the Rangers at -144 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (9) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

Last time out for Colorado, they were a 4-2 loser as they battled the Stars on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Stars at -197 were rewarded, while the 6 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Betting Trends
  • NY Rangers is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • NY Rangers is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Rangers's last 5 games
  • NY Rangers is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Colorado is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Colorado is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games
  • Colorado is 4-18 ATS in its last 22 games at home
  • Colorado is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

New York home to Buffalo, Tuesday, January 3rd
Colorado at Vancouver, Monday, January 2nd