NHL betting line favors Avalanche over Flames
Calgary Flames vs Colorado Avalanche Odds
The visiting Flames hope for a solid performance on Monday as they look to steal a win at Pepsi Center against the Colorado Avalanche.
The Avalanche sit at 12-21-5 on the season; in comparison, the Flames are currently 13-20-4. Looking to wager on the totals? Colorado is 14-20-4 OU, and Calgary is 21-14-2 OU.
The Avalanche were listed earlier today as -152 moneyline favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark (including Bovada, while oddsmakers set the opening total around 5.5.
The Avalanche sit at No. 30 in the current NHL power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Flames sit at a No. 28 on the same chart.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Colorado's No. 29-ranked offense, averaging 2.3 goals per game, against a Flames defense that ranks No. 30 at 3.6 goals allowed. The Avalanche power play is averaging 14.3% while the Flames defense kills off 78.4% of their penalties.
The Flames were a 5-2 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Canucks. That made winners of bettors who got Vancouver at -285 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for OVER bettors.
In their last action, Colorado was a 4-0 loser on the road against the Coyotes. Bettors on Phoenix at -180 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.
Calgary Flames Trends:
When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing Los Angeles are 4-6
After playing Vancouver are 8-2
After a loss are 3-7
Colorado Avalanche Trends:
When playing on Monday are 2-8
Before playing Buffalo are 7-3
After playing Phoenix are 3-7
After a loss are 2-8
A few Flames at Avalanche trends to consider:
Calgary is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games when playing on the road against Colorado
Calgary is 10-4 SU in its last 14 games when playing Colorado
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Calgary's last 13 games
Calgary is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Colorado
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Colorado's last 5 games
Colorado is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Calgary
Colorado is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games at home
Colorado is 4-10 SU in its last 14 games when playing Calgary
Calgary home to Vancouver, Wednesday, April 10
Colorado at Anaheim, Wednesday, April 10