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Montreal Canadiens vs Calgary Flames Prediction & Betting Tips 11/14/2023

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Montreal Canadiens vs Calgary Flames 11/14/2023
  • We like the Canadiens on the moneyline (+123)
  • The Canadiens are also our pick on the spread at +1.5
  • Our NHL model projects 6 goals, and we suggest taking the under

Montreal Canadiens vs Calgary Flames Preview

Making on a bet on this NHL game featuring the Flames versus the Canadiens? The puck drops at 7:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on ESPN+. The game will be played at Bell Centre in Montreal, QC.

The Flames come into this non-conference matchup as the betting favorite. The over/under line currently sits at 6.5 goals. Check out BetCoco for Montreal Canadiens – Calgary Flames odds

Montreal Canadiens vs Calgary Flames Head-to-Head and Key Stats

When looking back over the last three times these two teams have played, the Canadiens have the leg up at 3-0. The Canadiens also had the edge vs. the puck line in these games, at 3-0. These games averaged a combined total of 5 goals per game leading to an over/under record of 1-2.

  • When looking at their past five road matchups, Calgary has an puck line record of 2-3 while averaging 3 per game. The team went 1-4 overall in these games.
  • Across their last three home contests, Montreal has a 2-1 record vs the spread. Their overall mark in these games was 1-2, while averaging 2 goals per game.
  • Montreal has done well both straight up and vs the puck line when favored to win the game, going 2-1 SU and 2-1 puck line in their last three games.
  • In their last ten games as the betting favorite, the Flames have a straight up record of 4-6 and an puck line mark of 3-7.

Montreal Canadiens vs Calgary Flames Prediction

As they prepare to face Montreal, the Flames currently possess a 4-8-2 record. When they are favored, their record stands at 3-3-1, while as underdogs, it is 1-5-1. When they have hit the road, they have a 2-5-2 record this season, and they are 2-3-0 at home.

When looking at their offense, the Flames have an average of 2.6 goals per game this season, positioning themselves 27th in the NHL. In terms of shots on goal per game, they are ranked 15th in the league. The Flames went 3-5 in games where they had more shots than their opponents. However, in games with fewer shots on goal, their record was 1-3.

Entering the game, goalie Jacob Markstrom has started nine games this season. His current record stands at 2-6, and his save percentage is 89.6%.

Before their matchup against Calgary, the Canadiens arrive with a 7-6-2 record. They hold a 2-0-0 record when considered the favorites and 5-6-2 when seen as the underdogs. For away games this season, they have a 2-2-2 record, while they are 5-4-0 when playing at home.

For their offensive performance, the Canadiens come in averaging 2.9 goals per game this season, which is 22nd in the NHL. In the category of shots on goal per game, they are 18th in the league. In terms of the Canadiens’ offense during power plays, they are 6th in power play goals and 8th in shorthanded goals.

Goalie Sam Montembeault comes into the game having made six starts this season. So far, his record is 3-2 and he has a save percentage of 90.5%.

Even though they are 1.5 goal underdogs, we see the Canadiens winning this game by a score of 4-2.

Montreal Canadiens vs Calgary Flames Betting Tips

  • We like the Canadiens on the moneyline (+123)
  • The Canadiens are also our pick on the spread at +1.5
  • Our NHL model projects 6 goals, and we suggest taking the under

Montreal Canadiens Injury Report

  • Carey Price – Knee – Out
  • David Savard – Hand – Out
  • Chris Wideman – Back – Out
  • Kirby Dach – Knee – Out

Calgary Flames Injury Report

  • Jacob Markstrom – Upper Body – Questionable
  • Oliver Kylington – Personal – Out
  • Kevin Rooney – Shoulder – Out
  • Jakob Pelletier – Shoulder – Out

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