Calgary Flames vs Vancouver Canucks 05/18/2021 NHL Picks, Game Analysis & Tips
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Calgary Flames vs Vancouver Canucks 05/18/2021 – The NHL 2021 postseason betting continues to take place with the division games. On the other hand, Calgary Flames and Vancouver Canucks will play their second last regular-season game from Rogers Place in Edmonton, Alberta. Calgary Flames are sitting at the fifth spot in the North Division play while Vancouver Canucks remain at the bottom of the list. Both teams failed to make it to the playoffs with their weak overall performance. Calgary was just a few games behind the Canadiens to qualify for their postseason.
Calgary Flames vs Vancouver Canucks 05/18/2021
When: Tuesday, May 18, 4:00 PM ET
Where: Rogers Arena, Vancouver, British Columbia
Calgary Flames vs Vancouver Canucks 05/18/2021 Betting Odds:
The Calgary Flames are holding a 25-26-3 record on the season and they enter this game riding a three-game winning streak. Calgary defeated the Canucks in their last game with a final score of 6-5. Johnny Gaudreau is the leader in scoring with 19 points per game. Elias Lindholm is the leader in points with 45 and assists with 27. Calgary is touching an average of 2.61 with their scoring and is giving up 2.76 from the defensive end. When it comes to their power play, the Flames are reaching 80.6 percent in total.
Players to watch: E. Lindholm C (G 19 A 28 PTS 47), J. Gaudreau LW (G 13 A 27 PTS 40), M. Tkachuk LW (G 13 A 27 PTS 40).
Vancouver Canucks can only hope to have a better season next year with an improved team. The Canucks were unable to do much with their 22-28-4 record. Vancouver failed to get past most of their opponents and they continue to trail the Senators. Brock Boeser is the leader in scoring with 20 goals and 43 points. The assists leader with 34 in Quinn Hughes. When it comes to their penalty kill, Vancouver is reaching 78.5 percent. Their offense is scoring 2.54 per game while their defense is giving up 3.20.
Players to watch: B. Boeser RW (G 22 A 23 PTS 45), J.T. Miller C (G 14 A 30 PTS 44), Q. Hughes D (G 3 A 37 PTS 40).
Calgary Flames vs Vancouver Canucks Betting Predictions
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Calgary’s last 7 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Vancouver’s last 5 games.
Flames vs Canucks Betting Picks
Vancouver Canucks have a weak defensive unit that is struggling against opponents. The best NHL betting sites favor the Flames to win this game and cover the spread with ease. Back the Flames to build on their three-game winning streak.
Score Prediction: Flames 4, Canucks 2.