Vancouver Canucks at Colorado Avalanche 3/23/22 - NHL Picks & Predictions
This Wednesday night March 23rd, 2022 9:30pm EDT the NHL is back with more exciting hockey action. The Vancouver Canucks are in Denver, CO to face the Colorado Avalanche in the Ball Arena. Stay tuned we've got you covered on all the best betting angles here at Picks and Parlays your leader in free sports betting picks!
The Canucks are 30-26-8, 16-13-3 on the road, sitting in 5th place in the Pacific Division. Offensively the Canucks are averaging 2.43 goals and 32.3 shots. The Canucks are 18.9% on power play opportunities and 51.4% on faceoffs.
Defensively the Canucks are allowing 2.67 goals and 31.4 shot attempts with a 69.9% penalty kill. Expected goalie for the Canucks is Thatcher Demko(27-19-4) with a .917 save percentage.
The Avalanche are 45-13-5, 25-3-3 at home sitting in 1st place in the Central Division. Offensively the Avalanche are averaging 4.25 goals, and 35.2 shots. The Avalanche are 23.7% on power play opportunities and 47.2% on faceoffs.
Defensively the Avalanche allow 3.19 goals and 30.5 shot attempts with a 74.1% penalty kill. Expected goalie for the Avalanche is Darcy Kuemper (30-8-2) with a .923 save percentage.
The over is 6-4 in the Avalanche and Canucks last 29 games head to head. The over is 12-3 in the Canucks last 15 games and 6-0 in thier last 6 games on the road. The Canucks and the Avalanche are averaging enough to push the score over the total. Making our best bet Over 6. Final score prediction the Colorado Avalanche win and the total goes over 4-3.