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Calgary Flames Host Colorado Avalanche in NHL Betting Action

A key battle on the NHL odds menu sees visiting Colorado Avalanche dueling the Calgary Flames on Wednesday at Scotiabank Saddledome.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The visiting Colorado Avalanche opened as 180 moneyline underdogs in this one at most online sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including BetOnline. The total opened at 5.5 for those preferring over under betting, watch for the line updates during the day at Bovada.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Flames to win this game 4.1-1.5. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Colorado Avalanche vs Calgary Flames Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Flames sit at 20-17-2 on the season; in comparison, the Colorado Avalanche are currently 12-24-1. Looking to wager on the totals? Calgary is 16-18-5 OU, and Colorado is 16-17-4 OU. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Calgary vs Colorado injuries news.

The Avalanche - Flames odds would favor the Flames if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Calgary is rated No. 5 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Colorado is at No. 30.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Calgary Flames No. 17-ranked offense (2.69 goals per game) against a Colorado Avalanche defense that ranks No. 30 at 3.38 goals per game allowed. The Flames powerplay has clicked at a 19.53% rate while the Avalanche have a 78.87% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Colorado lost its last outing, a 3-2 result against the Canucks on January 02. Bettors who backed the Canucks at -144 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Last time out for Calgary, they were a 4-2 winner as they battled the Coyotes at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Flames at -194 were rewarded, while the 6 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Colorado is 2-7 ATS in its last 9 games
  • Colorado is 1-9 SU in its last 10 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Colorado's last 6 games
  • Colorado is 8-4 ATS in its last 12 games on the road
  • Calgary is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Calgary is 10-4 SU in its last 14 games
  • Calgary is 7-3 ATS in its last 10 games at home
  • Calgary is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Colorado home to New York, Friday, January 6th
Calgary at Vancouver, Friday, January 6th