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Avalanche Odds Open as Moneyline Underdog vs Maple Leafs

Pepsi Center hosts an NHL battle on the odds menu between the Colorado Avalanche and the visiting Toronto Maple Leafs on Friday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Colorado Avalanche were listed earlier today as 100 moneyline underdogs at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark (including Bovada), while odds makers set the opening betting total around 5.5.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 3.2-2.5 win for the Avalanche. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Toronto Maple Leafs vs Colorado Avalanche Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Colorado Avalanche sport a record of 17-16-3 heading into this matchup, while the Toronto Maple Leafs sit at 23-14-1 on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 21-13-2 for the Avalanche and 18-16-4 for the Maple Leafs. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Colorado vs Toronto injuries news.

The NHL Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the No. 9-rated Toronto Maple Leafs taking on the No. 25-rated Colorado Avalanche in this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Colorado Avalanche No. 9-ranked offense (3.14 goals per game) against a Toronto Maple Leafs defense that ranks No. 10 at 2.84 goals per game allowed. The Avalanche powerplay has clicked at a 19.05% rate while the Maple Leafs have a 82.5% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Toronto, they were a 7-4 winner as they battled the Coyotes on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Maple Leafs at -195 were rewarded, while the 11 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Colorado lost its last outing, a 3-1 result against the Coyotes on December 27. Bettors who backed the Coyotes at +138 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Betting Trends
  • Toronto is 15-8 SU in its last 23 games
  • Toronto is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Toronto is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • Toronto is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Colorado
  • Colorado is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Colorado is 16-5 ATS in its last 21 games at home
  • Colorado is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games at home
  • Colorado is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Toronto at Las Vegas, Sunday, December 31st
Colorado home to New York, Sunday, December 31st