Ducks vs. Avalanche Free Pick
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Avalanche and Ducks are both -110 on the money line while the over/under total is currently sitting at 5 goals. Colorado is -1.5 on the Canadian Line with +260 odds, while the Ducks are +1.5 with -320 odds.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Ducks opened as +111 money line favorites but now their odds are sitting between -102 and -110. The Avalanche, meanwhile, opened at -120 and their odds have dropped to -110 or -106, depending on the sports book.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers that have currently been placed on this game, 62% of bettors favor the Ducks. This information is subject to change, however, so click on the link provided for the most updated public betting stats.
NHL FREE PICK: Take Colorado. According to latest NHL trends, the Ducks are 4-9 in their last 13 road games and 4-9 in their last 13 games following a win. Anaheim is also 2-8 in its last 10 games after allowing two goals or less in its previous game, and 0-4 in its last four road games versus a team with a home winning percentage of greater than .600. Semyon Varlamov suffered his fourth loss in five games after stopping 23 shots against the Stars but it wasn’t that long ago that he was off to a hot start. The 24-year-old is 2-0-1 against the Ducks with a 2.33 GAA in four career starts so look for him to bounce back and for the Aves to play well at home tonight.
WEDNESDAY NHL FREE PICK: COLORADO AVALANCHE -110