Betting on today's Avalanche and Devils game? Catch the action at Prudential Center in Newark, NJ, as the Devils hosts this showdown at 7:30 ET on ESPN+. The Avalanche come into this non-conference matchup favored by -1.5 goals. The over/under line currently sits at 6.5 goals.

COLORADO AVALANCHE VS NEW JERSEY DEVILS BETTING PICK

The Pick: New Jersey Devils +1.5

This game will be played at Prudential Center at 7:30 ET on Tuesday, February 6th.

WHY BET THE NEW JERSEY DEVILS:

  • Despite being 1.5 goal underdogs, we predict the Devils to come out on top with a final score of 4-2.
  • We like the Devils on the moneyline (-109)
  • The Devils are also our pick on the spread at +1.5

Will the Avalanche Come Through as Road Favorites?

On the season, Colorado has gone 32-14-4, which has them in 1st place in the Central Division and 2nd place in the Western Conference. When playing on the road, the Avalanche are 12-9-4.

Over their last ten games, Colorado has gone 7-3, and they have gone 3-2 over their last five games. In games against other Western Conference teams, the Avalanche have gone 20-11.

On the road this season, the Avalanche have gone 9-16 against the puck line and have an average scoring margin of -.2 goals per game. So far, Colorado has 24 wins by multiple goals and their overall puck line record is at .500 (25-25).

Over their last ten games, the Avalanche have gone 6-4 against the puck line and their average scoring margin when favored is at +.9 goals per contest. In their last ten road games, Colorado's puck line record is 4-6.

Games involving Colorado have an average of 6.9 goals per game this season. Their average over/under line is 6.3. In terms of their over/under performance, the Avalanche come in with a record of 29-19-2.

When looking at their past three road matchups, Colorado has an puck line record of 1-2 while averaging 3 per game. The team went 1-2 overall in these games.

When looking at their offense, the Avalanche have an average of 3.8 goals per game this season, positioning themselves 1st in the NHL. In terms of shots on goal per game, they are ranked 5th in the league. In terms of the Avalanche's offense during power plays, they are 2nd in power play goals and 8th in shorthanded goals.

Colorado's leading scorer is Nathan MacKinnon. So far, he has 32 goals which is 5th in the NHL. Along with his scoring, he has come up with 53 assists so far.

Entering the game, the Devils' defense ranks 24th in takeaways, averaging 6.5 takeaways per contest. In the NHL, they currently stand at 28th in terms of goals allowed, giving up an average of 3.3 goals per game.

Goalie Justus Annunen comes into the game having made one start this season. So far, his record is 1-0 and he has a save percentage of 0.204%.

Will the Devils Come Through as Home Underdogs?

At home this season, the Devils have gone 10-11-2, and they have lost their last two games. In the Eastern Conference, New Jersey is currently in 11th place, and they have a record of 16-13 against other teams from the East. Over their last ten games, the Devils have gone just 3-7, and they have been the underdog in four straight games.

So far this year, New Jersey has been the favorite in 34 of their 47 games, and they have gone 21-11-2 in those games. Against other teams in the Metropolitan Division, the Devils have a record of 8-6, and they have gone 24-20-3 overall. In their last five games, New Jersey has gone 2-3.

On the season, the Devils have gone just 2-21 vs. the puck line at home, and they have dropped four straight games at home vs. the puck line. New Jersey has gone 15-32 vs. the puck line for the year, and they have gone just 5-8 vs. the puck line as the underdog.

So far, the Devils have had 12 wins by multiple goals compared to 12 wins by just one goal. Across their last ten games at home, the Devils have gone just 1-9 vs. the puck line.

The average goal total for New Jersey's games is sitting at 7. The average over/under line for the season is 6.5. The Devils come in with an over/under record of 28-18-1.

Across the Avalanche last three road games, the team averaged 3 goals per game while allowing 3. Their record vs the puck line in these contests was 1-2, while going 1-2 straight-up.

On offense, the Devils are averaging 3.4 goals per game which is 10th in the NHL. In terms of shots on goal per game, they are 21st in the league. This year, the Devils have recorded a 18-9 record in games where they outshoot their opponent. For games with fewer shots on goal, they have a 6-10 record.

New Jersey's leading goal scorer is Tyler Toffoli. So far this season, he has 21 goals, placing him 29th in the NHL. In addition to his goal scoring, Toffoli has 13 assists this season.

Entering the game, the Devils' defense ranks 24th in takeaways, averaging 6.5 takeaways per contest. In the NHL, they currently stand at 28th in terms of goals allowed, giving up an average of 3.3 goals per game.

Heading into this matchup vs. Colorado, goalie Nico Daws has started eight games in this season. His current record is 3-5, and his save percentage stands at 0.35%.