Rangers at Avalanche 3/11/20 - NHL Betting Picks & Odds
New York Rangers vs. Colorado Avalanche
NHL: 10:00 PM EST
Mar. 11, 2020
Latest Odds : COL -177 O/U 6.5
On Wednesday, the New York Rangers complete a back-to-back when visiting the Colorado Avalanche after playing on the road Tuesday night against the Dallas Stars. New York dropped to 36-28-4 and 76 points following its 6-4 loss on Saturday to the New Jersey Devils. The loss kept the Rangers in seventh place in the Metropolitan Division three points behind both Carolina and the New York Islanders.
Mika Zibanejad is the leading goal scorer for the Rangers with 39, while Artemi Panarin is the assists leader with 61 and points leader with 93. New York is scoring an average of 3.34 goals per game and allowing an average of 3.16 goals per game. In net, Alexandar Georgiev is 17-14-1 with a goals against average of 3.05 and save percentage of .910.
Colorado looks to bounce back from a loss when hosting the New York Rangers on Wednesday. The Avalanche dropped to 41-20-8 and 90 points following a 3-1 loss on Monday to the Los Angeles Kings. Colorado is in second place in the Central Division two points behind first place St Louis but more importantly the Avalanche lost Nathan MacKinnon to an injury.The extent of MacKinnon's injury is not yet known.
Nathan MacKinnon is leading Colorado in goals scored with 35, assists with 58 and points with 93. The Avalanche are scoring an average of 3.38 goals per game and allowing an average of 2.72 goals per game. In net, Pavel Francouz is 20-7-4 with a goals-against average of 2.43 and save percentage of .922.
Recent Betting Trends:
New York is 1-4 in its last 5
The OVER has cashed in 6 of the Rangers last 7
Colorado is 8-3 in its last 11
The UNDER has cashed in 8 of the Avalanche’s last 11
Free Betting Pick: Colorado Avalanche -177
New York has struggled of late, as the Rangers have lost four of their last five. Colorado has lost three of its last four, but prior to that had won seven straight and is battling with St Louis at the top of the Central Division. Home ice has a big advantage in this matchup as the home team (Colorado) has won each of the last four between the Rangers and Avalanche. Final Score Prediction, Colorado Avalanche win 5-2