Free NHL Hockey Prediction: Blues vs Flames Odds
Weekly NHL betting sees the St. Louis Blues taking on the Calgary Flames Tuesday October 13th at the Scotiabank Saddledome, Calgary, Alberta. Cappers Picks provides complimentary handicapping picks on all NHL Hockey season long so stay tuned for more FREE NHL hockey predictions.
St. Louis Blues (1-1) vs. Calgary Flames (1-1)
Date: Tuesday October 13th
Time:9:00 PM EST
Venue: Scotiabank Saddledome, Calgary, Alberta
NHL Hockey Moneyline Odds: St. Louis -123
NHL Hockey Puck Line Odds: St. Louis -1.5
NHL Betting Total:5.0
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The Calgary Flames look to change their fortunes against the St. Louis Blues when the teams meet up on Tuesday night.
St. Louis has dominated the head-to-head portion between the two teams, winning 10 of the last 13 meetings.
Both teams come in with identical 1-1 records as they’ve both split their opening two games of the season.
The Blues continue their 6 game road trip with a date in Calgary against a team they’ve simply dominated over the recent seasons.
St. Louis comes in winners of 10 of 13 over Calgary, including a 4-1 victory in the last meeting.
The success last season for St. Louis over Calgary was insurmountable as they outscored them 12-2 in the 3 contests.
Vladimir Tarasenko has been the key to victory for St. Louis when it comes to their matchup against Calgary.
Tarasenko has three goals and three assists in the last 5 meetings with the Flames. The F has started the 2015-2016 season in style with a pair of goals and an assist.
G Brian Elliot is expected to be in goal Tuesday night as he comes in off a 3-1 victory over Edmonton after turning away 23 of 24 shots .
Calgary has been one of the most youthful teams in the recent years and they’ve been exposed on a regular basis by the St. Louis Blues.
The Flames will see just their 2nd different opponent this season as they have met with the Canucks both times this season.
Vancouver spoiled the home opener for the Flames as they routed Calgary 5-1. The Flames got their revenge with a 3-2 shootout win in game number 2.
Johnny Gaudreau continues to be the spark plug for Calgary as he notched the game winning, overtime goal last time out against the Canucks.
Gaudreau, along side his first line teammates Sean Monahan and Jiri Hudler, have combined for 9 of the 11 points posted by the Flames this season.
This same line notched 85 goals combined in the 2014-2015 season, which accounted for 35.3 percent of the team’s goals.
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- Blues are 4-1 in their last 5 when their opponent allows 2 goals or less in their previous game.
- Blues are 18-5 in their last 23 road games vs. a team with a home winning % of less than .400.
- Blues are 7-3 in their last 10 Tuesday games.
- Flames are 4-1 in their last 5 Tuesday games.
- Flames are 6-2 in their last 8 home games.
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The Flames energy comes from their front line, who continues to dominate. The Blues however have the Flames number and that should be no different come Tuesday night.
4* Free NHL Betting Pick:St. Louis ML
The Blues put on another dominating performance against the Flames, en route to their 2nd win of the season.
NHL Free Score Prediction: St. Louis 4- Calgary 2
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