Moneyline favors Flames in battle with Avalanche
Colorado Avalanche vs Calgary Flames Odds
Hockey bettors look for value at Scotiabank Saddledome on Thursday as host Calgary battles the Colorado Avalanche in hockey odds action.
Calgary will face the 2-4 Avalanche. In totals betting, the Flames are 2-1-1 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Avalanche are 1-5 favoring the OVER.
On the opening NHL line for this matchup, Calgary sat as -147 favorites. The total was set at 5.5.
The Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings have the Flames at No. 9 and the Avalanche at No. 25 heading into this contest.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Calgary's No. 15-ranked offense, averaging 2.8 goals per game, against a Avalanche defense that ranks No. 11 at 2.7 goals allowed. The Flames power play is averaging 29.4% while the Avalanche defense kills off 72.2% of their penalties.
In their last action, Colorado was a 3-0 loser on the road against the Canucks. Bettors on Vancouver at -174 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.
In their last action, Calgary was a 4-3 winner at home against the Oilers. Bettors on Calgary at -122 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.
Colorado Avalanche Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 1-9
Before playing Buffalo are 7-3
After playing Vancouver are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6
Calgary Flames Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 7-3
Before playing Los Angeles are 5-5
After playing Edmonton are 0-10
After a win are 5-5
A few Avalanche at Flames trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Colorado's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Colorado's last 16 games when playing on the road against Calgary
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Colorado's last 6 games on the road
Colorado is 3-10 SU in its last 13 games
Calgary is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games when playing Colorado
Calgary is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Colorado
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Calgary's last 16 games when playing at home against Colorado
Calgary is 4-11 SU in its last 15 games
Colorado home to Edmonton, Saturday, February 2
Calgary home to Chicago, Saturday, February 2