Chicago Blackhawks at Colorado Avalanche 11/26/2014 Free NHL Picks & Predictions
by Tony Sink - 11/25/2014
Wednesday, November 26, 2014 at 9:00 PM ET
Pepsi Center in Denver
For Updated Odds on This Game Click Here
The Chicago Blackhawks will play their fourth straight road game on Wednesday; at the Colorado Avalanche. This is a six game road trip as part of the circus trip for the Blackhawks. Chicago comes into the game with a 12-8-1 record, for 25 points. Chicago ranks third in the Central Division behind St. Louis and Nashville. For Colorado, they are seeking to climb out of the bottom of the Central Division standings. The Avalanche hold a 7-9-5 record for 19 points on the season.
Colorado holds a 4-4-2 record at home this season. The Avalanche beat the Carolina Hurricanes 4-3 on Saturday. In the win, the Avalanche saw their youngster Nathan McKinnon dish out 3 assists. McKinnon leads the team with 16 points on the season. Colorado has been good on the penalty kill; ranking third in the league allowing goals in just 11.7% of the time. The Avalanche are being outscored 3.1 - 2.4 on the season.
For the Chicago Blackhawks, they are coming off a 4-1 loss to the Vancouver Canucks. The Blackhawks played goaltender Corey Crawford, who allowed 3 goals on 29 shots. The lone goal scorer for Chicago was Kris Versteeg, with 7th of the season. Chicago ranks 8th in the league with 2.9 goals per game, and 3rd, with 2.1 goals allowed. The Blackhawks are using 9 goals and 9 assists from their captain Jonathan Toews. Marian Hossa also leads the way with 12 assists for Chicago.
Chicago Blackhawks Betting Trends
Chicago Blackhawks are 12-9-0 Against the Spread
Chicago Blackhawks are 6-12-0 against the Over/Under
Colorado Avalanche Betting Trends
Colorado Avalanche are 7-14-0 Against the Spread
Colorado Avalanche are 9-10-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
11/23/14 C Andrew Shaw Upper Body "?" Wednesday vs Colorado
11/22/14 GO Antti Raanta Illness "?" Wednesday vs Colorado
11/16/14 D Trevor Van Riemsdyk Knee out 3-4 months
11/05/14 LW Patrick Sharp Knee out a month
10/08/14 LW Brandon Mashinter Lower Body out indefinitely
11/25/14 LW Alex Tanguay Jaw is upgraded to probable Tuesday vs. Arizona
11/22/14 D Brad Stuart Hamstring out indefinitely
11/22/14 LW Jamie McGinn Back "?" Tuesday vs Arizona
11/22/14 C John Mitchell Leg "?" Tuesday vs Arizona
11/22/14 GO Semyon Varlamov Groin "?" Tuesday vs Arizona
11/21/14 RW Dennis Everberg Shoulder out indefinitely
10/23/14 D Ryan Wilson Shoulder out for season
10/06/14 RW Jesse Winchester Concussion out indefinitely
10/06/14 LW Patrick Bordeleau Back out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Chicago
Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Read more articles by Tony Sink
Get all of Tonight's NHL Picks.
Get all of Tonight's guaranteed Expert NHL Picks.