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Flames open as moneyline underdog vs Avalanche

Calgary FlamesColorado Avalanche
Nov 12, 10:00 PM | Pepsi Center

Calgary Flames vs Colorado Avalanche Odds

6-8-1TEAM RECORD8-7-1

NHL wagering interest swings to the Colorado vs Calgary battle on Saturday at Pepsi Center as the Avalanche try to defend home turf and reward moneyline bettors.

This season the Avalanche are 8-7-1 overall while the Flames are 6-8-1. As for the totals, Colorado is 7-8-1 on the OU, and Calgary is 4-9-2.

View Calgary vs Colorado Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're going with the Avalanche in this one, they're listed as moneyline favorites of -125 on most hockey betting menus for Monday's contest.

Power Rankings:
The Avalanche - Flames odds would favor the Avalanche if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Colorado is rated No. 12 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Calgary is at No. 21.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Colorado's No. 13-ranked offense (2.9 goals per game) against a Flames defense that ranks No. 12 at 2.6 goals per game allowed. The Avalanche powerplay has clicked at a 29.6% rate while the Flames have a 80.8% rate on the penalty kill.

The Flames were a 4-1 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Blackhawks. That made winners of bettors who got Chicago at -145 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors.

Colorado won its last outing, a 4-3 result against the Islanders on November 10. Bettors who backed the Avalanche at -120 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

Calgary Flames Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Los Angeles are 4-6
After playing Chicago are 4-6
After a loss are 7-3

Colorado Avalanche Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Buffalo are 7-3
After playing NY Islanders are 7-3
After a win are 5-5

A few Flames at Avalanche trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Calgary's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Calgary's last 5 games on the road
Calgary is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Colorado
Calgary is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Colorado
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Colorado's last 11 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Colorado's last 7 games when playing at home against Calgary
The total has gone UNDER in 15 of Colorado's last 23 games when playing Calgary
Colorado is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games

Next up:
Calgary home to Ottawa, Tuesday, November 15
Colorado at Pittsburgh, Tuesday, November 15

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