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Colorado Avalanche vs Anaheim Ducks Prediction & Betting Tips 12/5/2023

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Colorado Avalanche vs Anaheim Ducks 12/5/2023
  • Take the Avalanche on the moneyline
  • The Avalanche should also cover at -1.5
  • Our NHL model projects 6 goals, and we suggest taking the under

Colorado Avalanche vs Anaheim Ducks Preview

Don’t miss out on the NHL showdown between the Ducks and Avalanche. The game is starting at 9:00 ET on ALT, and it’s hosted by the Avalanche at Ball Arena in Denver, CO. Get ready to place your bets!

This Western conference matchup has an over/under of 6.5 goals, and the Avalanche are favored to win at home vs. the Ducks. Check out BetCoco for Colorado Avalanche – Anaheim Ducks odds

Colorado Avalanche vs Anaheim Ducks Head-to-Head and Key Stats

When looking back on the last three head-to-head matchups between Anaheim and Colorado, the Avalanche hold the edge with a record of 2-1. Not only does the team have the better record, but they have won in convincing fashion, posting an average scoring differential of 2 points.

  • Across the Ducks last three road games, the team averaged 1 goals per game while allowing 6. Their record vs the puck line in these contests was 0-3, while going 0-3 straight-up.
  • In their last five games at home, the Avalanche have a straight up record of 1-4 while going 0-5 vs. the spread. The team averaged 2 goals per game in this stretch.
  • Going back to their previous three games as the underdog, Colorado has an puck line mark of 2-1 while going 1-2 straight up.
  • The last ten games that Anaheim was favored, they have an puck line mark of 4-6 while going 7-3 straight up.

Colorado Avalanche vs Anaheim Ducks Prediction

The Ducks are set to face Colorado with a 10-14-0 record. Their track record as favorites is 1-2-0, while they maintain 9-12-0 when considered underdogs. On the road this season, they have a 5-5-0 record, while they are 5-9-0 in their games at home.

Offensively, the Ducks come into the game at 2.8 goals per contest placing 27th in the NHL. In terms of shots on goal per game, they are in 20th position in the league. Looking at how the Ducks’ offense is performing during power plays, they are 14th in power play goals and 22nd in shorthanded goals.

Goalie John Gibson comes into the game having made 16 starts this season. So far, his record is 5-10 and he has a save percentage of 90.6%.

Going into the game against Anaheim, the Avalanche hold a 15-8-2 record. They have a 14-6-2 record when favored and 1-1-0 as underdogs. When they have hit the road, they have a 7-5-2 record this season, and they are 8-2-0 at home.

The Avalanche come into the game scoring an average of 3.6 goals per game, putting them 3rd in the NHL. Regarding shots targeted at the goal per game, they are 10th in the league. The Avalanche went 9-3 in games where they had more shots than their opponents. However, in games with fewer shots on goal, their record was 4-4.

Heading into this matchup vs. Anaheim, goalie Alexandar Georgiev has started 20 games in this season. His current record is 13-6, and his save percentage stands at 89.8%.

Based on our analysis, we foresee the Avalanche winning the game with a predicted score of 4-2.

Colorado Avalanche vs Anaheim Ducks Betting Tips

  • Take the Avalanche on the moneyline
  • The Avalanche should also cover at -1.5
  • Our NHL model projects 6 goals, and we suggest taking the under

Colorado Avalanche Injury Report

  • Chris Wagner – Achilles – Out
  • Gabriel Landeskog – Knee – Out
  • Artturi Lehkonen – Upper Body – Out
  • Samuel Girard – Personal – Out
  • Cale Makar – Undisclosed – Questionable
  • Pavel Francouz – Groin – Out
  • Jean-Luc Foudy – Lower Body – Out

Anaheim Ducks Injury Report

  • Isac Lundestrom – Achilles – Out
  • Trevor Zegras – Lower Body – Out
  • Jamie Drysdale – Lower Body – Out
  • Mason McTavish – Upper Body – Out

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