Colorado Avalanche vs Pittsburgh Penguins 04/05/2022 Tips, Forecast and Analysis
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Colorado Avalanche vs Pittsburgh Penguins 04/05/2022 – The Colorado Avalanche will take the road in this game to square off against the Pittsburgh Penguins from the PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The Colorado Avalanche is dominating the Central Division with a record of 49-14-6. On the other hand, the Pittsburgh Penguins are in the third position of the Metropolitan Division, just two spots below the ruling Hurricanes, with a record of 41-19-10. The Pittsburgh Penguins have lost three games out of their last five and are seeking an easy win. But the NHL live betting favorites in this game are slanting towards the Colorado Avalanche.
Colorado Avalanche vs Pittsburgh Penguins 04/05/2022
When: Tuesday, April 5, 7:00 PM ET
Where: PPG Paints Arena, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Colorado Avalanche vs Pittsburgh Penguins 04/05/2022 Betting Odds:
The Colorado Avalanche is on a three-game win streak. In their latest victory, the Avalanche thrashed Pittsburgh with a score of 3-2. As a team, the Colorado Avalanche are scoring an average of 3.8 goals in each game and have been successful in 25.4 percent of their opportunities in the powerplay. The lead scorer for the team is Mikko Rantanen who has scored 35 goals this season while Nazem Kadri has assisted 57 times. On defense, the Colorado Avalanche is allowing opponents to score an average of 2.7 goals in each game.
Players to watch: Nazem Kadri C (G 26, A 57, PTS 83), Mikko Rantanen RW (G 35, A 47, PTS 82), Cale Makar D (G 24, A 51, PTS 75).
The Pittsburgh Penguins have lost three games out of their last five. Most recently, the Penguins lost to Colorado, scoring only two goals for the entirety of the game. As a team, the Pittsburgh Penguins are scoring an average of 3.3 goals in each game and have been successful in 22.1 percent of their opportunities in the powerplay. The top scorer for the team is Jake Guentzelw who has scored 32 goals for the team in this season while Kris Letang has 53 assists. On defense, the Pittsburgh Penguins are allowing opponents to score an average of 2.6 goals in each game.
Players to watch: Sidney Crosby C (G 26, A 46, PTS 72), Jake Guentzel LW (G 32, A 36, PTS 68), Kris Letang D (G 7, A 53, PTS 60).
Colorado Avalanche vs Pittsburgh Penguins Betting Predictions
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Colorado’s last 7 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Pittsburgh’s last 6 games.
Colorado Avalanche vs Pittsburgh Penguins Betting Picks
The Pittsburgh Penguins have been faltering in their recent outings and this is going to be a sly loophole that the opponents will be sure to make use of. The dominating Colorado Avalanche is expected to win this game pretty easily according to recent NHL betting odds.
Score Prediction: Avalanche 4, Penguins 2.