Game one of this Western Conference playoff series between Arizona and Colorado is shaping up as an awesome contest.
These teams split their season series at one win apiece and with stars like Nathan MacKinnon and Nick Schmaltz on the ice, we could be in for an incredible first round matchup.
Dimers' Suggested Plays
Lock: Total goals: Over 5.5 (+105*)
Moneyline: Avalanche (-180*)
Puck line: Coyotes +1.5 (-170*)
Total goals: Over 5.5 (+105*) has a 52% probability
Our best play here is total goals being over 5.5. Our model sees this as a likely result and with plus money available, it looks a good bet.
Moneyline: Avalanche (-180*) has a 59% probability
The Avalanche are the stronger of the two teams and with a 21-14-4 record in conference matchups, our projections have them going 1-0 up in the series today.
Puck line: Coyotes +1.5 (-170*) has a 65% probability
Although our data has the Avalanche getting the W, the best puck line play is definitely the dogs. Playoff games are rarely blowouts and our data has this likely to remain close.
Colorado will be confident of taking the dub here and your money should be too.
*Odds and percentages correct at time of publishing.