Free NHL Hockey Prediction: Flames vs Avalanche NHL Odds
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(2-2-0) Calgary Flames vs. Colorado Avalanche (3-1-0)
Date: Saturday, October 13th, 2018
Time: 10:00 PM ET
Venue: Pepsi Center, Denver, Colorado
NHL Hockey Moneyline Odds: Calgary Flames +108 / Colorado Avalanche -118
NHL Hockey Puck Line Odds: Colorado Avalanche -1.5
NHL Betting Total: 6
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This game features the Calgary Flames and the Colorado Avalanche, both of whom play in the Western Conference. This will be the first meeting of the season between these two teams.
The Flames opened their season with a loss, then they won two straight before dropping their last game on the road. They are sitting on four points at the moment, which puts them in fourth place in the Pacific division.
Flames are averaging 3.8 goals per game. This ranks 11th in the league. On the defensive side, they are allowing an average of 3.5 goals per game. This ranks at 19th in the league. The Flames will be facing off with a very good Avalanche team on the both sides of the puck, meaning if they are going to win this game, it will likely need to be a high scoring game.
Colorado has started the season 3-1-0, which puts them tied in first with Nashville for the Central division. They are coming off a 6-1 win over Buffalo, so they returning home for this game playing great hockey. They also have yet to lose a home game and will be trying to defend their home ice for the third time this season.
So far both the offense and defense rank inside the top ten in the league. The offense ranks sixth with 4.2 goals per game, while the defense ranks seventh and the Avalanche are allowing an average 2.2 goals per game. Mikko Rantenen leads the team with seven points. He has six assists, which has been a big part of the Avalanche’s success. If Rantenen can continue contributing in a big way, the Avalanche will continue winning.
NHL Betting Trends:
- CAL are 1-7 in their last 8 road games.
- CAL are 4-11 in their last 15 overall.
- COL are 21-7 in their last 28 home games.
Free Calgary Flames vs. Colorado Avalanche NHL Prediction:
Colorado has played very good so far this season and will continue winning against an average Flames team.
4* Free NHL Betting Pick: Colorado Avalanche -1.5
NHL Free Score Prediction: Calgary 2 – Colorado 7
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