Avalanche visit Calgary Flames in NHL clash
Colorado Avalanche vs Calgary Flames Odds
Scotiabank Saddledome hosts an NHL battle between the Calgary Flames and the visiting Colorado Avalanche on Wednesday.
The Flames currently sports a record of 12-15-4. The Avalanche are 11-16-4. Betting totals have seen the Flames post a 17-12-2 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Avalanche have gone 13-15-3 against the number.
If you're going with the Flames in this one, they were listed as moneyline favorites of -131 on most hockey betting menus early today for Monday's contest. The over-under was at 5.5 earlier at BetOnline.
The Flames sit at No. 23 in the current NHL power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Avalanche sit at a No. 27 on the same chart.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Calgary's No. 14-ranked offense (2.7 goals per game) against a Avalanche defense that ranks No. 27 at 3.2 goals per game allowed. The Flames powerplay has clicked at a 21.1% rate while the Avalanche have a 79.8% rate on the penalty kill.
Colorado was a 3-2 loser in its last match at home against the Canucks. They lost as +113 underdogs, while the total score of 5 made winners of UNDER bettors.
In their last action, Calgary was a 2-0 loser on the road against the Blackhawks. Bettors on Chicago at -173 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (2) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.
Colorado Avalanche Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing Buffalo are 7-3
After playing Vancouver are 6-4
After a loss are 3-7
Calgary Flames Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Los Angeles are 4-6
After playing Chicago are 6-4
After a loss are 4-6
A few Avalanche at Flames trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Colorado's last 6 games
Colorado is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Calgary
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Colorado's last 6 games on the road
Colorado is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Calgary
Calgary is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Calgary's last 7 games
Calgary is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games when playing Colorado
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Calgary's last 6 games at home
Colorado at Vancouver, Thursday, March 28
Calgary home to Columbus, Friday, March 29