|NHL Avalanche vs. Stars Picks & Predictions for December 17, 2013|
|Written by Anthony Rome|
|Tuesday, 17 December 2013 14:04|
Avalanche vs. Stars Free Pick
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Stars are -107 money line favorites over the Avalanche, who are -101 on the ML. Colorado is 22-9-1 overall this year and 11-4-0 on the road, while Dallas is 15-12-5 overall and 5-4-4 at home. The total is currently sitting at 5.5 goals.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Avalanche opened as +104 money line underdogs but since their 6-2 win over the Stars last night, their odds have improved to -101. As for Dallas, it opened at -113 and its odds dropped to -107 at most online and Vegas sports books.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers that have currently been placed on this game, 78% 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 the 4-1 in their last five games versus the Stars and 4-1 in their last five games versus Central opponents. They’re also 12-4 in their last 16 road games, 22-10 in their last 32 games overall and 4-1 in their last five games after scoring five goals or more in their previous contest. The Stars, meanwhile, are 6-21 in their last 27 games versus Central opponents, 1-5 in their last six games in the fourth game of a 4-in-6 situation and 2-7 in their last nine home games.
TUESDAY NHL FREE PICK: COLORADO AVALANCHE -101