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Colorado Avalanche vs Calgary Flames Prediction & Betting Tips 12/11/2023

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Colorado Avalanche vs Calgary Flames 12/11/2023:
  • Take the Avalanche on the moneyline
  • On the spread, we like Flames (+1.5)
  • Our NHL model projects 7 goals, and we suggest taking the under

Colorado Avalanche vs Calgary Flames Preview

Looking to win big? The Flames and Avalanche face off at 9:30 ET on ALT. The Avalanche are hosting the game at Ball Arena in Denver, CO.

This Western conference matchup has an over/under of 6.5 goals, and the Avalanche are favored to win at home vs. the Flames. Check out BetCoco for Colorado Avalanche – Calgary Flames odds

Colorado Avalanche vs Calgary Flames Head-to-Head and Key Stats

In the last three games between Calgary and Colorado, the Avalanche have dominated the series, going 3-0. This includes a convincing margin of victory of 2 goals per contest. Across the last three head-to-head matchups, Colorado is averaging 3 goals compared to Calgary at 1.

  • Through their last ten road contests, the Flames offense has averaged 3 goals per game while allowing an average of 3. Calgary posted an overall record of 4-6 while going 4-6 ATS.
  • Although Colorado has a straight up record of 3-7 in their last ten home games, they have not held up as well vs the puck line going 2-8. The team averaged 2 goals per game in these games.
  • Going back to their previous three games as the underdog, Colorado has an puck line mark of 2-1 while going 1-2 straight up.
  • Going back to their last ten games as the favorite, the Flames have a straight up record of 3-7. But, their mark vs the puck line was just 2-8.

Colorado Avalanche vs Calgary Flames Prediction

Ahead of their matchup with Colorado, the Flames have a 11-13-3 record. Their performance when favored is 5-6-2, while they hold a 6-7-1 record as underdogs. On the road, they have gone 5-7-2 this season and are 6-6-1 at home.

Offensively, the Flames come into the game at 2.9 goals per contest placing 22nd in the NHL. In terms of shots on goal per game, they are in 11th position in the league. This season, the Flames are 6-8 when getting more shots on goal than their opponents. And in games with fewer shots on goal, they have a 4-5 record.

Goalie Dan Vladar gets the start and has made eight starts this season. His record at this point is 4-3, and his save percentage is 87.7%.

Going into the game against Calgary, the Avalanche hold a 16-9-2 record. They have a 15-8-2 record when favored and 1-1-0 as underdogs. On the road, they have gone 7-5-2 this season and are 9-4-0 at home.

In terms of their offensive performance, the Avalanche are averaging 3.4 goals per game this season, putting them in the 5th spot in the NHL. When it comes to shots on goal per game, they are ranked 8th in the league. Colorado’s offense is currently ranked 13th in power play goals. When it comes to shorthanded goals, they are 5th in the league.

Goalie Alexandar Georgiev gets the start and has made 22 starts this season. His record at this point is 14-7, and his save percentage is 90%.

With a 1.5-goal advantage on the spread, our projections favor the Avalanche to secure a 4-3 victory.

Colorado Avalanche vs Calgary Flames Betting Tips

  • Take the Avalanche on the moneyline
  • On the spread, we like Flames (+1.5)
  • Our NHL model projects 7 goals, and we suggest taking the under

Colorado Avalanche Injury Report

  • Chris Wagner – Achilles – Out
  • Gabriel Landeskog – Knee – Out
  • Artturi Lehkonen – Upper Body – Out
  • Samuel Girard – Personal – Out
  • Pavel Francouz – Groin – Out
  • Jean-Luc Foudy – Lower Body – Out

Calgary Flames Injury Report

  • Jacob Markstrom – Finger – Out
  • Oliver Kylington – Personal – Out
  • Kevin Rooney – Shoulder – Out
  • Martin Pospisil – Illness – Questionable
  • Jakob Pelletier – Shoulder – Out
  • Walker Duehr – Illness – Questionable

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