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Hockey odds preview - Calgary vs. Montreal

Calgary FlamesMontreal Canadiens
Oct 13, 7:30 PM | Bell Centre

Calgary Flames vs Montreal Canadiens Odds

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The Montreal Canadiens battle the visiting Calgary Flames on Thursday in NHL betting action at Bell Centre.

The Canadiens are 1-1 so far on the season. The Flames, meanwhile, are 0-2. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Montreal go 1-1 and the Flames go 2-0 on the totals.

View Calgary vs Montreal Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had set the Canadiens as -130 favorites on the opening moneyline for this contest. The over under opened at 5 for bettors hoping to turn a profit on totals.

Power Rankings:
The NHL Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Canadiens rated this week at No. 4 and the Flames sitting at No. 20.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Montreal's No. 15-ranked offense (2.5 goals per game) against a Flames defense that ranks No. 29 at 5 goals per game allowed. The Canadiens powerplay has clicked at a 11.1% rate while the Flames have a 75% rate on the penalty kill.

Calgary was a 5-2 loser in its last match on the road against the Blues. They lost as +135 underdogs, while the total score of 7 made winners of OVER bettors.

Montreal won its last outing, a 5-1 result against the Jets on October 9. Bettors who backed the Canadiens at +100 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (6) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

Calgary Flames Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing Los Angeles are 4-6
After playing St. Louis are 7-3
After a loss are 5-5

Montreal Canadiens Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing Colorado are 4-6
After playing Winnipeg are 8-2
After a win are 3-7

A few Flames at Canadiens trends to consider:
Calgary is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Montreal
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Calgary's last 13 games when playing on the road against Montreal
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Calgary's last 14 games
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Calgary's last 14 games on the road
Montreal is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Calgary
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Montreal's last 13 games when playing at home against Calgary
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Montreal's last 8 games at home
Montreal is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games

Next up:
Calgary at Toronto, Saturday, October 15
Montreal home to Colorado, Saturday, October 15

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