Free NHL Hockey Prediction: Golden Knights vs Flames NHL Odds
Looking for Vegas Golden Knights vs. Calgary Flames free hockey plays & NHL Odds? NHL betting sees the Golden Knights taking on the Flames on Sunday, March 10th at Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Cappers Picks provides complimentary expert handicapping picks on all NHL Hockey games all season long so stay tuned for more FREE daily NHL hockey predictions like this Golden Knights Flames matchup.
(25-25-7) Vegas Golden Knights vs. Calgary Flames (23-28-5)
Date: Sunday, March 10th
Time: 9:30 PM
Venue: Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta, Canada
NHL Hockey Moneyline Odds: Flames -135 | Ducks +120
NHL Hockey Puck Line Odds: OFF
NHL Betting Total: 6
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The Calgary Flames are beginning to lose their foothold on the top spot within the Pacific Division. They enter this matchup losers of four straight games after they fell to the Arizona Coyotes on the road in their last outing.
And while the Flames are falling fast, the Vegas Golden Knights have goals of increasing their positioning within the conference. They have won five straight games while also seeking to get their second win over the Flames in three nights as they were able to pick up a 2-1 win over the
Calgary in their last time out.
Vegas Golden Knights
The defense for the Flames have certainly been able to limit the damage in recent outings for Calgary. On the other hand, the offense has been non-existent as they have scored just five goals in their last four outings.
To top it off, they were shut out in their last outing versus the Arizona Coyotes as they finished with 30 shots on goal compared to just 25 for the Coyotes. Nonetheless, the Coyotes were able to get goals from Clayton Keller along with Jakob Chychrun to ultimately seal the victory as slight underdogs.
Johnny Gaudreau has a total of 250 shots on goal on the season along with 30 goals for the Calgary Flames. However, he has only scored one goal in the last 10 games for the Flames on just 22 shots, total.
The Flames have also lost two straight games at home entering this matchup. During these contests, Calgary has allowed a total of 10 goals to their opponents.
After a rough patch of games to where they lost four of five outings, the Vegas Golden Knights have come back with a vengeance as they happen to be winners of five straight games entering this contest with the Calgary Flames. Their offense continues to put up over three goals per game, on average, while their defense has only allowed opponents a total of 7 goals during their current winning streak.
After a 1-1 tie entering the third period, Deryk Engelland sealed the victory at the 9:30 mark in the period as Shea Theodore added a power-play goal in the first period to give Vegas the early lead. For the game, the Golden Knights shot 38 times on net compared to 34 for Calgary.
Marc-Andre Fleury was the leading goalkeeper on the night for the Golden Knights as he had 33 saves for a .971 save percentage. With the win, Vegas won their fourth straight home game.
The Golden Knights have four of their next five games on the road, where they have done very well thus far in the season. Besides, if their defense continues to play on the same level as they are currently, look for the Golden Knights to certainly have a huge leg up in each of these contests.
NHL Betting Trends:
- Home team is 6-0 in the last 6 meetings.
- Favorite is 5-1 in the last 6 meetings.
- Golden Knights are 5-2 in the last 7 meetings.
4* Free NHL Betting Pick: Under
One should certainly look for the under to be the strong play in this contest amongst these two teams. On one hand, the Vegas Golden Knights are playing lights out on the defensive end. On the other hand, the Calgary Flames are struggling mightily on the offensive end at this point in the season. With that being said, look for the Golden Knights to pick up a low-scoring, 3-1 victory in the end over the Flames.
NHL Free Score Prediction: Golden Knights 3 – Flames 1
Eight of the last 10 games for Vegas have been at home. On the other hand, they are coming off a road win versus the Vancouver Canucks where they picked up a shutout victory. In all, look for Vegas to capitalize from their momentum and confidence from their recent play in which to control the pace from start to finish on Sunday. Calgary continues to lose their way on both ends of the ice, right along with potentially the top seed within the Pacific Division.
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