Saturday, December 5, 2015
Xcel Energy Center
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The Colorado Avalanche travel to Xcel Energy Center to play the Minnesota Wild on Saturday, December 5, 2015. The opening line for this game has the Avalanche at +144 and the Wild at -160. The over/under has been set at 5.
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Colorado comes into this matchup having played 26 games. They have an overall record of 11-14-1 and on the road they have a record of 8-8-0. Currently they are 7th in the Central Division. They've scored 75 goals and given up 77 goals for a point differential of -2. Minnesota shows up with a record of 13-7-4 including 9-3-1 at home this season. They are 3rd in the Central Division. They've scored 66 goals and surrendered 62 for a goal differential of +4.
Gabriel Landeskog has accumulated 21 total points this season for the Avalanche. He has 7 goals this season with 63 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 14 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Nathan MacKinnon has averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 11% by scoring 10 goals on 92 shots. He has 14 assists giving him a total of 24 points on the season. Semyon Varlamov has 6 wins and 7 losses this season in net for the Avalanche. He has had 397 shots against him and has given up 43 goals. He has made 354 saves for a save percentage of 89%.
Mikko Koivu has accumulated 20 total points this season for the Wild. He has 4 goals this season with 39 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 16 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Thomas Vanek has averaged 16 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 18% by scoring 10 goals on 55 shots. He has 9 assists giving him a total of 19 points on the season. Devan Dubnyk has 13 wins and 7 losses this season in net for the Wild. He has had 609 shots against him and has given up 51 goals. He has made 558 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Avalanche have 23 total points this season. They have scored 75 goals while giving up 77 goals. They have had 94 power play opportunities and have scored 18 goals on those chances for a percentage of 19%. The Avalanche have allowed 80 power play opportunities and given up 17 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 79%. They average 29 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.97% for the season to this point. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%.
The Wild have a total of 30 points on the season. They have 16 power play goals on 82 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 20%. They have allowed 60 power play opportunities and have given up 15 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 75%. As a team, the Avalanche have a total of 66 goals scored while they've given up 62 goals to this point. They average 27 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 10.11%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Colorado Avalanche Betting Trends
The Colorado Avalanche are 11-15 straight up
The Colorado Avalanche are 14-11-1 against the over/under
Minnesota Wild Betting Trends
The Minnesota Wild are 13-11 straight up
The Minnesota Wild are 9-10-5 against the over/under
Colorado Avalanche Injuries
10/06/15 C Jesse Winchester Concussion out indefinitely
Minnesota Wild Injuries
11/03/15 C Tyler Graovac Groin out another 6 weeks
Tony's Pick: Take Colorado
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