|NHL Wild vs. Avalanche Picks & Predictions for December 14, 2013|
|Written by Anthony Rome|
|Saturday, 14 December 2013 15:00|
Wild vs. Avalanche Free Pick
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Avalanche are -137 money line favorites versus the Wild, who are +126 on the ML. Minnesota is 18-11-5 overall and 5-8-3 on the road, while Colorado is 21-9-0 overall and 10-5-0 on the road. The total is currently sitting at 5 goals.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Avalanche opened as -142 money line favorites but their line dropped to -137, while the Wild's odds opened at +131 and have dropped to +126. The total opened at 5 and has stayed at that number.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers that have currently been placed on this game, 51% of bettors favor the Avalanche. 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 Avalanche are 5-1 in their last six Saturday games, 4-1 in their last five games versus Central opponents and 12-4 in their lat 16 games versus a team with a winning record. The Wild are also 3-7 in their last 10 games overall, 22-47 in their last 69 road games and 2-6 in their last eight games versus Western Conference opponents.
SATURDAY NHL FREE PICK: COLORADO AVALANCHE -137