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Calgary Flames vs Montreal Canadiens 01/28/2021 NHL Previews, Spread and Game Analysis

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Calgary Flames vs Montreal Canadiens 01-28-2021 NHL Previews Spread and Game Analysis

Calgary Flames vs Montreal Canadiens 01/28/2021 – Calgary Flames will take the road in this game to square-off against the Montreal Canadiens from Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec. Both teams will battle to increase their North Division record in this interesting NHL regular season game. Calgary Flames are holding the sixth spot in the North Division while Montreal Canadiens secured second place. The Flames will need to make up for their loss as they seem to be struggling against some of those stronger opponents. Montreal Canadiens took to a decent start and they are all set to maintain their position.

Calgary Flames vs Montreal Canadiens 01/28/2021

When: Thursday, January 28, 7:00 PM ET

Where: Bell Centre, Montreal, Quebec

TV: RSW

Stream: NHL.TV

Calgary Flames vs Montreal Canadiens 01/28/2021 Betting Odds:

Team PUCKLINE TOTAL ML
Calgary Flames +1.5 (-227) 6 o (-107) +113
Montreal Canadiens -1.5 (+195) 6 u (-107) -127
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Calgary Flames

Calgary Flames are currently holding a 5-2-2 record on the season and they will enter this game with a two-game losing streak. In their last game, they lost against Toronto Maple Leafs with a final score of 4-3. From their offensive end, the Flames are holding an average of close to 3.20 goals per game. Their defense is strong enough to prevent opponents to just 2.60 goals per game on average. Calgary is touching close to 84 percent with their penalty kill this season. The Flames will need all the required support to get past the Canadiens.

Players to watch: J. Gaudreau LW (G 4 A 3 PTS 7), S. Monahan C (G 2 A 5 PTS 7), E. Lindholm C (G 2 A 3 PTS 5).

 

Montreal Canadiens

Montreal Canadiens are trailing Toronto Maple Leafs in the second spot with a 6-4-0 record. The Canadiens will enter this game riding a two-game winning streak. In their last outing, they defeated Vancouver Canucks with a final score of 5-2. Montreal has a powerful offense that is holding an average of 4.89 goals per game. Their defensive end is surrendering an average of 3.56 goals per game. The Canadiens seem to be lacking from their penalty kill as they are touching an average of close to just 68 percent.

Players to watch: T. Toffoli RW (G 5 A 3 PTS 8), J. Petry D (G 2 A 5 PTS 7), N. Suzuki C (G 2 A 4 PTS 6).

 

Calgary Flames vs Montreal Canadiens Betting Predictions

Trends

Flames

The total has gone OVER in 4 of Calgary’s last 6 games.
Calgary is 2-6 SU in their last 8 games.
Flames are 0-5 SU in their last 5 games against Montreal.
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Calgary’s last 17 games on the road.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Calgary’s last 5 games when playing on the road against Montreal.

Canadiens

The total has gone OVER in 4 of Montreal’s last 6 games.
Canadiens are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Montreal’s last 6 games against Calgary.
Canadiens are 3-8 SU in their last 11 games at home.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Montreal’s last 5 games when playing at home against Calgary.

Flames vs Canadiens Betting Picks

Montreal Canadiens have proved their worth this NHL season and the odds are clearly in their favor to win this game and cover the spread. The Canadiens have a powerful offense and an equally strong defense to get past the Flames with ease. Back Montreal to win this game with a decent score.

Score Prediction: Canadiens 4, Flames 2.