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Pittsburgh Penguins vs Colorado Avalanche in NHL Odds

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

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Colorado Avalanche were listed earlier today as 180 moneyline underdogs at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark (including Bovada), while odds makers set the opening betting total around 5.5.

A 2.8-2.6 result in favor of the Penguins is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. 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 Colorado Avalanche are 15-33-2 so far on the season. The Pittsburgh Penguins, meanwhile, are 33-13-6. OVER/UNDER betting fans have seen Colorado go 20-22-8 and the Penguins go 33-15-4 on the totals. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Colorado vs Pittsburgh injuries news.

The Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings have the Colorado Avalanche at No. 30 and the Pittsburgh Penguins at No. 2 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Colorado Avalanche No. 30-ranked offense (2.06 goals per game) against a Pittsburgh Penguins defense that ranks No. 18 at 2.88 goals per game allowed. The Avalanche powerplay has clicked at a 14.56% rate while the Penguins have a 79.31% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Pittsburgh lost its last outing, a 3-2 result against the Flames on February 07. Bettors who backed the Flames at +157 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Colorado was a 4-0 winner in its last match at home against the Canadiens. They won as favorites, while the total score of 4 made winners of UNDER bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Pittsburgh is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games
  • Pittsburgh is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 10 of Pittsburgh's last 15 games
  • Pittsburgh is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Colorado is 4-19 SU in its last 23 games
  • Colorado is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games at home
  • Colorado is 8-17 ATS in its last 25 games at home
  • Colorado is 3-15 SU in its last 18 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Pittsburgh at Arizona, Saturday, February 11th
Colorado at New York, Saturday, February 11th