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Pittsburgh Penguins vs Colorado Avalanche in NHL Odds

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

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

If you're backing the visiting Pittsburgh Penguins in this one, they Penguins listed earlier today as favorites of -120 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Those over/under total betting saw the number open in the area of 5, depending on the book.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 2.7-2.4 win for the Penguins on Wednesday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Pittsburgh Penguins vs Colorado Avalanche Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Pittsburgh Penguins will look to vanquish their hosts on Wednesday, as they are 14-10-2 this season, while the Avalanche are 12-15-1. Pittsburgh is 8-15-3 against the total, while Colorado is 14-13-1 versus the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Colorado vs Pittsburgh injuries news.

This game puts the Colorado Avalanche, most recently No. 14 in the Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings, up against the Pittsburgh Penguins, who rate a No. 16 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Colorado Avalanche No. 9-ranked offense (2.75 goals per game) against a Pittsburgh Penguins defense that ranks No. 6 at 2.38 goals per game allowed. The Avalanche powerplay has clicked at a 18.75% rate while the Penguins have a 82.56% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, Pittsburgh was a 2-1 loser on the road against the Ducks. Bettors on Anaheim at -140 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

The Avalanche were a 2-1 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Wild. That made winners of bettors who got Colorado at -102 on the moneyline, while the total score (3) was good news for OVER bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Pittsburgh is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • Pittsburgh is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Pittsburgh's last 14 games on the road
  • Pittsburgh is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games when playing Colorado
  • Colorado is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Colorado's last 5 games
  • Colorado is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 8 of Colorado's last 11 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Pittsburgh home to Los Angeles, Friday, December 11th
Colorado at Nashville, Saturday, December 12th