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Colorado Avalanche vs Vegas Golden Knights 02/16/2022 Best Picks, Predictions and Hockey Preview

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Colorado Avalanche vs Vegas Golden Knights 02-16-2022 Best Picks Predictions and Hockey Preview

Colorado Avalanche vs Vegas Golden Knights 02/16/2022 – League-leading Colorado Avalanche will look to bounce back after losing to the Dallas Stars on Tuesday. The team begins its four-game road trip on Wednesday as it visits the Vegas Golden Knights, who are likewise coming off one of their worst losses of the season.  The visitors, despite their recent loss, will play their second game in as many nights as favorites in the latest NHL Betting Lines. Colorado is pegged at -135 while Vegas is tagged as an underdog with a +115 price. The game starts at 10:00 PM Eastern Time and is available on TNT and NHL.TV.

Colorado Avalanche vs Vegas Golden Knights 02/16/2022

When: Wednesday, February 16, 10:00 PM ET

Where: T-Mobile Arena, Paradise, Nevada

TV: TNT

Stream: NHL.TV

Colorado Avalanche vs Vegas Golden Knights 02/16/2022 Betting Odds:

TeamPUCKLINETOTALML
Colorado Avalanche +1.5 (-278)6 o (-103)+100
Vegas Golden Knights -1.5 (+216)6 u (-117+130
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Colorado Avalanche

Colorado suffered a hiccup at home as the Stars denied them a win before packing their things for a four-game road trip. Despite the loss, the Avalanche continue to hold the best record in the league with 72 points in 47 games. But while they know they have the capability to recover from a setback, the team is not discounting the challenge of having to play on a second night of a back-to-back away from home. The tools are present to take down the Golden Knights, but more than that, the Avalanche need to be tougher mentally as they begin a grueling stretch outside Colorado.

Players to watch: N. Kadri C (G 20, A 42, PTS 62), M. Rantanen RW (G 24, A 31, PTS 55), G. Landeskog LW (G 22, A 26, PTS 48).

Vegas Golden Knights

Disaster. It is just one of the words to describe Vegas’ loss to the Calgary Flames more than a week ago. The extended break is much-needed after the horrendous defeat. Not only did it snap a previous three-game surge, but the loss also threw a blow on the team’s confidence at a time where it is making a significant push for a decent playoff spot. The Flames continue to wreak havoc on their competition, allowing the Golden Knights to surrender the top spot in the Pacific. But the team sees it as just a slight setback in their process. And with their next opponent being the No.1 team in the NHL, the Golden Knights are looking forward to exploiting the chance to pull off an upset. 

Players to watch: C. Stephenson C (G 12, A 26, PTS 38), J. Marchessault C (G 20, A 13, PTS 33), R. Smith RW (G 13, A 19, PTS 32).

Colorado Avalanche vs Vegas Golden Knights Betting Predictions

Trends

Avalanche

The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Colorado’s last 5 games.
Colorado are 12-2 SU in their last 14 games.
Avalanche are 0-5 SU in their last 5 games against Vegas.
Colorado are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games on the road.
Colorado are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games when playing on the road against Vegas.

Golden Knights

The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Vegas’ last 15 games against Colorado.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Vegas’ last 5 games at home.
Vegas are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against Colorado.
Vegas are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Vegas’ last 8 games against an opponent in the Central Division division.

Avalanche vs Golden Knights Betting Picks

The Avalanche absorbed a rare loss last time around, but the Golden Knights had a worse outcome. The visitors will not allow a second straight defeat, and that means bad news for the hosting Vegas squad. As predicted by top betting sites for NHL, the Avalanche will bounce back. And indeed they will, and it will be an impressive performance. 

Score Prediction: Avalanche 6, Golden Knights 3.