Colorado Avalanche vs. Chicago Blackhawks Prediction, Odds, NHL Picks [12/19/2023]

Colorado Avalanche vs. Chicago Blackhawks Prediction, Odds, NHL Picks  [12/19/2023]

NHL action continues on Tuesday at 8:30PM ET as the Colorado Avalanche take on the Chicago Blackhawks at United Center.'s in-depth betting preview for Tuesday's Avalanche vs. Blackhawks matchup includes the latest betting odds, as well as our predictions and picks for the game.

Avalanche vs. Blackhawks Prediction: Who Will Win, Cover the Spread

We have used powerful machine learning and data analysis to simulate the result of Tuesday's NHL matchup between the Avalanche and Blackhawks 10,000 times, in line with our coverage of NHL picks.

Our proven predictive analytics model currently gives the Avalanche a 66% chance of beating the Blackhawks.

According to our model, the Blackhawks (+1.5) have a 56% chance of covering the puck line, while the Over/Under total of 6 goals has a 51% chance of going over.

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Avalanche vs. Blackhawks Odds

We have researched the best betting odds in America for this game, which are listed here:

Bet Type Avalanche Blackhawks
Puck Line -1.5 (+105) +1.5 (-122)
Moneyline -225 +190
Total o6 (-118) u6 (+100)
  • The Blackhawks are currently +1.5 underdogs versus the Avalanche, with -122 at DraftKings Sportsbook the best odds currently available.
  • For the favored Avalanche (-1.5) to cover the puck line, BetMGM Sportsbook has the best odds currently on offer at +105.
  • DraftKings currently has the best moneyline odds for the Blackhawks at +190. That means you can bet $100 to profit $190, earning a total payout of $290, if they win.
  • On the other hand, BetMGM currently has the best moneyline odds for the Avalanche at -225, where you can risk $225 to win $100 for a total payout of $325 if they come out on top.
  • The Over/Under for total goals scored is set at 6 with DraftKings, which currently has the best odds for the Over at -118, while BetMGM currently has the best odds for the Under at +100.

All odds are correct at the time of publication and are subject to change.

As always, check out all of the online sportsbooks that are available in your state for the best NHL odds and lines.

Avalanche vs. Blackhawks Picks

By comparing our predictions to the odds listed above, we have determined the best betting picks to place on this game:

Bet Type Our Pick Best Odds
Puck Line Blackhawks +1.5 -122
Moneyline Blackhawks +190
Total Under 6 +100


While the Avalanche are more likely to win the game, betting on the Blackhawks moneyline is the best option because of the edge identified when comparing our data-led probabilities to the betting odds currently on offer.

Taking advantage of the edges seen on Dimers is one of the keys to being profitable in the long run.

Furthermore, despite the Over being more likely to hit on this occasion, Under 6 is our best bet on account of the better odds (+100) that are available from BetMGM.

Dimers' NHL best bets are based on detailed modeling and wagering intelligence to serve you the best possible plays every time.

Avalanche vs. Blackhawks Player Props

Who will score an anytime goal in Avalanche vs. Blackhawks?

According to our model, Colorado's Mikko Rantanen is most likely to score the first goal in Avalanche vs. Blackhawks.

Our projections give Rantanen a 10.3% chance of scoring the first goal at United Center, while the Avalanche star is a 49.3% chance of netting an anytime goal.

First Goal Scorer Predictions

Colorado Avalanche

Player First Goal Probability
Mikko Rantanen 10.3%
Nathan MacKinnon 9.8%
Valeri Nichushkin 7.2%
Ross Colton 5.0%
Ryan Johansen 4.1%

Chicago Blackhawks

Player First Goal Probability
Connor Bedard 7.1%
Cole Guttman 4.3%
Taylor Raddysh 3.9%
Anthony Beauvillier 3.9%
Lukas Reichel 3.7%

Anytime Goal Scorer Predictions

Colorado Avalanche

Player Anytime Goal Probability
Mikko Rantanen 49.3%
Nathan MacKinnon 45.6%
Valeri Nichushkin 37.0%
Ross Colton 28.3%
Jonathan Drouin 21.7%

Chicago Blackhawks

Player Anytime Goal Probability
Connor Bedard 34.9%
Cole Guttman 23.5%
Anthony Beauvillier 22.3%
Taylor Raddysh 21.2%
Ryan Donato 20.5%
Don't forget, our model updates often, so check this page for the latest betting insights before the Avalanche vs. Blackhawks on Tuesday December 19, 2023.

Avalanche vs. Blackhawks Game Information

Tuesday's matchup between the Blackhawks and Avalanche at United Center is scheduled to begin at 8:30PM ET.


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This preview article has been partially generated using automated processes and AI technology. Our goal is to provide timely and accurate updates on Tuesday's Avalanche vs. Blackhawks matchup, and automation assists in data collection, analysis, and formatting. Human editing and quality control are performed to ensure the content meets our editorial standards.

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