NHL Matchups  >>  Detroit Red Wings vs. Colorado Avalanche Preview 04/05/2013

 
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The Detroit Red Wings and the Colorado Avalanche will both be gunning for a victory on Friday when they meet at Pepsi Center.
Oddsmakers currently have the Avalanche listed as 110-moneyline favorites versus the Red Wings, while the game's total is sitting at 5½.
In their last action, Detroit was a 4-2 loser on the road against the Coyotes. Bettors on Phoenix at -108 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (6) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.
The Avalanche were a 3-1 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Predators. That made winners of bettors who got Nashville at -170 on the moneyline, while the total score (4) was good news for UNDER bettors.
Colorado:
Team record: 12-20-4 SU, ATS
Current streak: lost 2 straight games.

The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 6 games
is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Detroit
is 5-13 SU in its last 18 games when playing at home against Detroit

When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Buffalo are 7-3
After playing Nashville are 5-5
After a loss are 3-7

Detroit:
Team record: 18-14-5 SU, ATS

is 13-5 SU in its last 18 games when playing on the road against Colorado
is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games on the road
is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Colorado

When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Edmonton are 6-4
After playing Phoenix are 7-3
After a loss are 6-4


NEXT UP:
Detroit home to St. Louis, Sunday, April 7
Colorado at Phoenix, Saturday, April 6