The UNDER has paid out four times in the last five games between the Colorado Avalanche and the Detroit Red Wings as those teams do battle in NHL betting action at the online sportsbooks on Sunday.
Colorado and Detroit met twice last season, with the teams each picking up a victory on the road and the OVER/UNDER splitting at 1-1 for totals bettors. The Avalanche have gone just 4-6 in their last 10 games against the Red Wings dating back to 2011.
Computer Prediction: Colorado Avalanche vs Detroit Red Wings Pick
Odds – VSB
prediction models pick the Red Wings to win this game 3.3-2.3. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.
Colorado Avalanche vs Detroit Red Wings Odds and Stats.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The Detroit Red Wings are 17-8-8 so far on the season. The Colorado Avalanche, meanwhile, are 11-13-8. OVER/UNDER betting fans have seen Detroit go 14-14-5 and the Avalanche go 16-15-1 on the totals. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Detroit vs Colorado injuries news.
The NHL Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Detroit Red Wings rated this week at No. 2 and the Colorado Avalanche sitting at No. 28.
How Colorado Avalanche vs Detroit Red Wings Stats Matchup
Offensively, the game matches up the Detroit Red Wings No. 15-ranked offense (2.82 goals per game) against a Colorado Avalanche defense that ranks No. 25 at 3.12 goals per game allowed. The Red Wings powerplay has clicked at a 21.95% rate while the Avalanche have a 86.21% rate on the penalty kill.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Colorado was a 5-1 winner in its last match on the road against the Sabres. They won as -130 favorites, while the total score of 6 made winners of OVER bettors.
In their last action, Detroit was a 2-1 loser at home against the Islanders. Bettors on New York at +125 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.
Colorado Avalanche vs Detroit Red Wings Betting Odds Trends
Colorado is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 13 of Colorado’s last 19 games
Colorado is 5-16 SU in its last 21 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Colorado’s last 5 games on the road
Detroit is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Detroit’s last 7 games
Detroit is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit’s last 5 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
Colorado home to St. Louis, Tuesday, December 23rd
Detroit home to Buffalo, Tuesday, December 23rd