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Toronto Maple Leafs vs Colorado Avalanche prediction 1-13-24 Picks

Colorado Avalanche (27-12-3) vs. Toronto Maple Leafs (21-10-8)
January 13, 2024 7:00 pm EDT
The Line: Toronto Maple Leafs -125 / Colorado Avalanche +101; Over/Under: +6.5
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The Colorado Avalanche look to stay hot after winning 6 of their last 7 games. The Toronto Maple Leafs look for a win after splitting their last 10 games. Let’s preview this game and give out a Colorado Avalanche vs Toronto Maple Leafs prediction.

Colorado Avalanche Betting Preview

The Colorado Avalanche rebounded from a loss to the Panthers with wins over the Bruins and Golden Knights. The Colorado Avalanche are averaging 3.64 goals per game and are scoring on 25 percent of their power play opportunities. Nathan MacKinnon leads Colorado with 22 goals, Cale Maker has 39 assists and Mikko Rantanen has 146 shots on goal. Defensively, the Colorado Avalanche are allowing 3.07 goals per game and are killing 82.9 percent of their opponent’s power plays. Alexandar Georgiev has allowed 98 goals on 948 shots faced, while Ivan Prosvetov has given up 26 goals on 248 shots.

Colorado Avalanche Team Facts

  • The Avalanche have won each of their last seven night games against Atlantic Division opponents.
  • The Avalanche have covered the puck line in nine of their last 10 games as underdogs following a win.
  • The ‘Over 1.5 Goals Period 1’ market has hit in seven of the Avalanche’s last eight games as underdogs.
  • The home team has won the second period in each of the Avalanche’s last four games.

Toronto Maple Leafs Betting Preview

The Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Sharks twice before losing to the Islanders. The Toronto Maple Leafs are averaging 3.56 goals per game and are scoring on 26.7 percent of their power play opportunities. Auston Matthews leads Toronto with 33 goals, William Nylander has 36 assists and John Tavares has 145 shots on goal. Defensively, the Toronto Maple Leafs are allowing 3.18 goals per game and are killing 76.8 percent of their opponent’s power plays. Ilya Samsonov has allowed 52 goals on 377 shots faced, while Joseph Woll has given up 41 goals on 490 shots.

Toronto Maple Leafs Team Facts

  • The underdogs have won five of the last six games between the Avalanche and Maple Leafs at Scotiabank Arena.
  • The road team has covered the puck line in eight of the last nine games between the Avalanche and Maple Leafs.
  • The ‘Over 1.5 Goals Period 2′ market has hit in each of the Maple Leafs’ last eight games as favorites against opponents on a winning streak.
  • The Maple Leafs have won the third period in each of their last four games after coming off overtime.

Colorado Avalanche vs Toronto Maple Leafs prediction

The Toronto Maple Leafs should get the benefit of the doubt because they’re at home, but you’re not going to get the Avs at plus money very often the rest of the way. Also, the road team has won 7 of the last 9 meetings between the Avalanche and Maple Leafs. The Colorado Avalanche have found their stride lately and the value is going to be on them whenever getting plus money. I’ll take it.

Randy Chambers's Free Pick: Colorado Avalanche +101

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Randy Chambers

Randy has covered sports betting since 2014 and writes about everything from NFL to WNBA. Follow Randy Chambers on Twitter.

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