Wed 04/11/2015 - 01:06 EST

Calgary vs Colorado: Struggling Squads Square Off in Denver

Calgary  vs Colorado: Struggling Squads Square Off in Denver
A busy National Hockey League slate greets bettors at the SportsInteraction sportsbook tonight. The schedule includes a pair of struggling squads meeting in Mile High Country as the Colorado Avalanche host the Calgary Flames. The Avalanche are occupying the Central Division cellar while the Flames are sixth overall in the Pacific Division. This NHL Western Conference clash is scheduled for 9:00 PM ET on November 3, 2015, at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado.

Colorado Avalanche: Hard work has not translated to wins

Even thought they have posted a dismal 3-7-1 record out of the starting gate, Colorado has been competitive as five of their seven losses were decided by just one goal. Possesssing a potent power play early in the year, with five goals on ten chances during their first three contests, the Avalanche have been shooting blanks with just three goals during their last 46 man advantage situations. With young talent like Nathan MacKinnon and Gabriel Landeskog, mixed in with the offseason additions of Carl Soderberg and Francois Beauchemin, plus a solid core of skilled veterans, Colorado has the firepower to light up the scoreboard on any given night and the conditions are ripe tonight.

Calgary Flames: Barely flickering early on during a dismal 2015-16 NHL season start

A Battle of Alberta win may be a much-needed spark for a Calgary crew that looks like a shell of the playoff team from a year ago. The Flames roll into the US Rocky Mountains following a hard fought 5-4 win over provincial rival Edmonton on Saturday night. Calgary’s third win of the season, they are now 3-8-1, came with eight seconds left on the clock in a crazy contest that was heavily influenced by the zebras. Goaltending continues to be a huge problem in the Stampede City as the Flames have allowed a league high 50 goals including four or more in nine of their eleven games. While D-Man T.J. Brodie returning from injury helps – fixing the defense won’t happen overnight.

Colorado vs Calgary Goal Total Call: This contest sets up as a possible slump buster for players on both teams as Karri Ramo (1-3 GGA 4.27) faces Semyon Varlamov (2-5-1 GAA 3.32) in the battle between the pipes. Recently sent down and then recalled from AHL Stockton during a one-week span, Ramo has allowed four goals twice and five goals once during four appearances this season. Valarmov has been brutal as well allowing three or more goals in six of his eight starts. More than four goals have been scored in ten of the past eleven contests between these squads that really don’t care much for one another. Having little faith in the defense of either squad, and expecting a high tempo battle with plenty of scoring chances, we are backing OVER 4.5 total goals with a 500 unit wager on alternate goal total price posted at the SportsInteraction online sportsbook.

Calgary Flames vs Colorado Avalanche – SportsInteraction NHL Wagering Lines

 Calgary Flames vs Colorado Avalanche – SportsInteraction NHL Wagering Lines

 

Category : Sports News

Join The Conversation
More articles...
Sports News - 14/06/18
Grey Cup 2018 Betting Strategy: CFL Quarterbacks To Bet On 
Championship-calibre QBs aren’t hard to find in the Canadian Football League. But which CFL pivot will be the one to lead his team to Grey Cup glory in 2018? Mike Reilly or the Edmonton Eskimos and Bo Levi Mitchell are just two of the league top gun-slingers. But with the regular season underway, we break down some of the best to back this season in our Grey Cup Betting Strategy.
Read this article 
Sports News - 12/06/18
World Cup 2018: Group-by-Group Preview and Predictions 
The 2018 FIFA World Cup officially kicks off on Thursday, June 14 as 32 of the best international sides will vie for the coveted soccer trophy. Brazil comes in as the tournament favourites, but there are a handful of powerhouse nations that can go all the way. We break down every group and offer predictions in our World Cup Betting Strategy.
Read this article 
Sports News - 29/05/18
NBA Finals 2018 Prediction: Put Your Money Down on King James 
The Golden State Warriors attempt to win three NBA titles in four years when they take on the Cleveland Cavaliers in the championship, which tips off Thursday in the Bay Area. The opening lines heavily favour the defending champion Warriors, who go into the NBA Finals as -967 frontrunners. Cavaliers star LeBron James has never been this big of an underdog in an NBA championship.
Read this article 
Sports News - 25/05/18
Stanley Cup Final Predictions: It’s Ovi’s Time to Shine 
There will be a first-time winner when the Vegas Golden Knights and Washington Capitals square off for the 2018 Stanley Cup. The Golden Knights look to become the first team in NHL history to win it all in an expansion season. The Capitals have reached the final once before in 1998, but lost to the Red Wings in the final. Can the Caps finally win the franchise’s first title?
Read this article