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Penguins vs Avalanche Hockey Game Preview

Pittsburgh Penguins

Colorado Avalanche
49-24-5 April 06, 2014, 08:00 PM | Pepsi Center 50-21-6

The Pittsburgh Penguins will look to grab a road win when they take on the Avalanche in Colorado at Pepsi Center on Sunday in hockey odds action.

This season the Avalanche are 50-21-6 overall while the Penguins are 49-24-5. As for the totals, Colorado is 37-38-2 on the OU, and Pittsburgh is 35-37-6.View Pittsburgh Penguins vs Colorado Avalanche Odds and Stats.

The Penguins were listed as 110 underdogs on the hockey moneyline earlier at Bovada. The total was set at 5.5 before betting started earlier on Sunday at BetOnline.

According to new NHL Power Rankings here, it's the No. 16-ranked Avalanche and the No. 12-rated Penguins in this matchup.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Colorado's No. 5-ranked offense, averaging 3.08 goals per game, against a Penguins defense that ranks No. 7 at 2.5 goals allowed. The Avalanche power play is averaging 20.34% while the Penguins defense kills off 85.42% of their penalties.

Next up:
Pittsburgh home to Detroit, Wednesday, April 9th
Colorado at Edmonton, Tuesday, April 8th