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Colorado Avalanche vs. Dallas Stars Game 4 NHL Odds Betting Preview

Colorado Avalanche vs. Dallas Stars Game 4 NHL Betting

At the onset of their series with the Stars was Colorado a solid favorite.  Dallas has often frustrated gamblers with their inconsistent offense.  Hockey experts always believed the Stars had more goal-scoring than they showed.  But in their previous series against Calgary that began to change.  Offensively Dallas finally had a hockey betting asset.  However, the Avalanche terrified the NHL by steamrolling of Arizona.  Colorado beat the Coyotes by identical 7-1 scores to clinch the series.  That made the Avs co-favorites for the Stanley Cup.  Notwithstanding that a game one loss to Dallas shook up gamblers.

Colorado Avalanche vs. Dallas Stars – Game 4

Date: Friday, August 28, 2020
Time: 10 p.m. ET
Location: Rogers Place, Edmonton, Alberta
TV Coverage: NBCSN

Colorado Avalanche vs. Dallas Stars Betting Odds

Avalanche -1½ (+195) 5½ (-120) -135
Stars +1½ (-235) 5½ (EV) +115
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Colorado Avalanche vs. Dallas Stars CashBet Wagering Analysis

Certainly, the Avalanche are the more public sportsbook choice over Dallas.  Colorado’s initial results at the Edmonton Hub impressed all.  Before the coronavirus break, the Avalanche were peaking.  Commencing with the restart did they not miss a beat.  Dallas struggled in the early stages of their series with the Flames.  But a dramatic late comeback over Calgary in game four flipped the series.  Most important of all the Stars began to score goals.  Bargain hunters see them as a dangerous dog to Colorado.  Casual money likes the Avalanche and their long-term success.

Shooting Stars Ignite to Melt Avs

Now the Stars initially took a 2-0 lead in this best of seven series.  Dallas scored a 5-2 betting on hockey win over the Avalanche Monday night.  Colorado blew a 2-0 lead midway through the second period.  Once again Joe Pavelski was a Stars hero.  To illustrate Pavelski got the first Dallas goal to ignite the comeback.  Five different Stars scored goals.  Most important of all Anton Khudobin stopped 38 out of 40 Colorado shots.

So far in the playoffs, Khudobin has a save percentage of .921. He is 6-3 with a 2.49 goals-against average and save percentage of .921.  Khudobin has filled in well for injured number one goalie Ben Bishop.  And then there is the veteran center Pavelski.  The former San Jose Shark has seven goals with two assists and a plus-four.  RW Alexander Radulov has five goals with three assists and a plus five.

Avalanche Slide into Danger

Of great concern for the Avalanche is that they outshout Dallas 40-27 in game two.  Dallas had a strong NHL betting advantage of 60-29 in hits.  Goaltender Pavel Francouz was off his game.  To show he allowed four goals on 26 shots.  Colorado is stuck with Francouz.  Cause by a lower-body issue with top goalie Philipp Grubauer.  The status of Grubauer’s injury is indefinite.  Francouz is capable of better as shown by his playoff save percentage of .915.  Namely, C Nathan MacKinnon has been strong with seven goals, 11 assists and a plus-eight.

Colorado Avalanche vs. Dallas Stars Head to Head Handicapping Trends

Dallas has paid in 12 of their last 18 games as a dog.  While four of their last six as dogs went under the total.  In their last five games as a dog to the Avalanche the Stars won three times.  Four of their last six in that role went under the total.  Overall, the Avalanche has gotten the cash in 14 of their last 20 as chalk.  Five of their last seven as favorites cleared the total.  Dallas has won six of their last eight overall games with Colorado.  Nine of the last 12 in this rivalry went under the total.

Colorado Avalanche vs. Dallas Stars CashBet Free Pick

As was previously noted the Stars have Colorado’s number.  However, we encounter an Avalanche team playing for its life.  All hands will be on deck in this one.  Thus, Colorado makes for a strong Betting NHL buck the trend pick here.

Avalanche vs. Stars CashBet Best Bet:  Colorado Avalanche


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