Game Preview: Vegas Golden Knights at Colorado Avalanche

Game Preview: Vegas Golden Knights at Colorado Avalanche

March 24, 2018 0 By Mike Dixon


Fans of the Vegas Golden Knights have seen them go 47-21-6, so far this season, while the Avalanche are at 40-26-8. In totals betting, the Colorado Avalanche are 39-27-8, while the Golden Knights are 38-34-2.

The Colorado Avalanche sit at No. 12 in the current NHL power rankings. While the Vegas Golden Knights sit at a No. 4 on the same chart.

Offensively, the game matches up the Colorado Avalanche No. 9-ranked offense (3.2 goals per game) against a Vegas Golden Knights defense that ranks No. 9 at 2.73 goals per game allowed. The Avalanche powerplay has clicked at a 21.19% rate while the Golden Knights have a 81.22% rate on the penalty kill.

Can the Knights Bounce Back?

Colorado Avalanche right wing Mikko Rantanen (96) skates past Las Vegas Golden Knights defenseman Luca Sbisa (47) during the third period of a preseason hockey game Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

The Golden Knights were a 2-1 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Sharks. That made winners of bettors who got San Jose at -152 on the moneyline, while the total score (3) was good news for UNDER bettors.

The Avalanche were a 7-1 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Kings.

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