Free World Cup of Hockey Pick: Russia vs Canada Odds
Looking for Team Russia vs. Team Canada free hockey plays? World Cup of Hockey betting sees Canada taking on Russia on Saturday September 24th at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, ON. Cappers Picks provides complimentary expert handicapping picks on all World Cup of Hockey matchups all tournament so stay tuned for more FREE daily World Cup of Hockey predictions.
Team Russia vs. Team Canada
World Cup of Hockey
Date: Saturday, Sept. 24th
Time: 3:00 PM (EST)
Venue: Air Canada Centre, Toronto, ON
Hockey Moneyline Odds: Canada -230
Hockey Puck Line Odds: Canada -1.5
Betting Total: 5.5
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The hosts cruised into the semi finals and will now get Russia, here with a spot in the title game on the line.
Canada enters play a perfect 3-0, while Russia rebounded from an 0-1 start to rattle off back to back wins.
The hosts of the tournament have had very little trouble thus far.
It started off with a 6-0 win over the Czech Republic to set the tone for Canada. They then secured their spot in the semi finals with a 4-2 win over the United States, setting up a finale against Team Europe to determine the winner of the group.
Canada once again had little trouble, securing a 4-1 victory to grab the top spot in Group A.
Sydney Crosby has been the one of the many contributors to this high powered offense. Crosby has 4 points to his name with a pair of goals and assists to his credit.
The key for Canada all tournament long has been their ability to control the pace of play. They have kept the puck in the opponents zone for big stretches at a time and have been able to really put pressure on goal with shots.
Russia is an attack minded team, similar to Canada, which means this will be a very open game with a lot of counter attacks.
The Russians road to the semi finals was anything but easy.
After dropping their opener to Sweden, they were thrown into a must win situation against Team North America. Russia trailed 1-0 before rattling off 4 second period goals. They held off a flurry of late shots on goal to hold off for a 4-3 victory.
In their finale, Russia held down Finland 3-0 to secure their spot.
Alexander Ovechkin has been the backbone to this offense as he is just not producing with his goal scoring.
Ovechkin has 3 points under his belt with a goal and 2 assists as he has made life difficult in the oppositions zone.
Sergei Bobrovsky has started all 3 games, allowing just 1.68 goals per game.
Free Team Russia vs. Team Canada Hockey Prediction
This one is Canada’s to lose.
While Russia poses a threat in terms of their attack, Canada is still extremely talented and can strike at any time.
4* Free WCH Betting Pick: Canada -1.5
Look for them to feed off the home crowd and clinch a spot in the Finals.
Free Score Prediction: Canada 5- Russia 2
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