We have your Vegas Golden Knights vs. Calgary Flames prop betting and game preview needs covered as the Vegas Golden Knights hit the road to face the Calgary Flames.
The Vegas Golden Knights (14-5-2) are set to face off against the Calgary Flames (8-10-3) in a Western Conference clash. With the Golden Knights leading the Pacific Division and the Flames seeking to climb the standings, this matchup is poised to be a battle of resilience and strategy.
Vegas Golden Knights vs. Calgary Flames Odds Info
Date: Monday, Nov. 27
Time: 09:30 PM
Location: Scotiabank Saddledome – Calgary, AB
Vegas Golden Knights Betting Trends
- On the road this season, the Vegas Golden Knights have 6 wins and 4 losses.
- As the favorite this season, the Vegas Golden Knights have 10 wins and 7 losses.
- This season, the Vegas Golden Knights have hit 8 overs and 13 unders.
Calgary Flames Betting Trends
- At home this season, the Calgary Flames have 3 wins and 4 losses.
- As the underdog this season, the Calgary Flames have 3 wins and 6 losses.
- This season, the Calgary Flames have hit 13 overs and 8 unders.
Historic Head-to-Head Stats and Analysis
Over the course of the last two seasons, the Vegas Golden Knights and the Calgary Flames have faced off four times, with each team securing two victories apiece. These encounters have been evenly matched, with both the home and visiting teams claiming two wins each. When it comes to betting statistics, both teams have also evenly split the outcomes against the spread, with two covers each. The total score results have been equally divided between the Over and Under, hitting two times each across the four games. The Golden Knights have shown a strong defensive effort with a total of 117 blocked shots in these matchups, while the Flames have been more aggressive offensively, registering a total of 152 shots on goal. The faceoff circle has seen the Golden Knights win a cumulative 140 faceoffs, compared to the Flames’ 119. In terms of discipline, the Golden Knights have spent less time in the penalty box with a total of 22 penalty minutes, while the Flames have accumulated 27 penalty minutes.
The most recent game between the two teams took place on March 23, 2023, where the Vegas Golden Knights edged out the Calgary Flames with a close 3-2 victory. The Golden Knights, who were the underdogs with a closing moneyline of +120, managed to secure the win despite the Flames being the favorites with a closing moneyline of -146. The game saw Jonathan Marchessault, Michael Amadio, and Nicolas Roy scoring for Vegas, while Milan Lucic and Nazem Kadri netted the goals for Calgary. The Golden Knights’ goaltender faced a barrage of 44 shots, saving 42, which contributed to their impressive save percentage of 0.955 for the game. The Flames, on the other hand, had a save percentage of 0.906 with 29 saves out of 32 shots. The game did not reach the Over/Under line of 6.5, as the total score was 5, marking it as an Under result.
Vegas Golden Knights vs. Calgary Flames Predictions
The Vegas Golden Knights arrive in Calgary with the top spot in the Pacific Division, but they’ve hit a rough patch, losing five of their last ten games. The team’s offense, led by William Karlsson with 20 points, has been inconsistent, and they’ll be looking to reignite their scoring prowess against the Flames. The Golden Knights have been formidable on defense, though, which could be a key factor in this game.
Calgary’s season has been a rollercoaster, with more downs than ups, resulting in a sub-.500 record. However, they’ve shown they can compete with top teams, as evidenced by their recent victory over the Dallas Stars. The Flames will rely heavily on Elias Lindholm, their points leader, to spark their offense. Goaltending could also play a crucial role, with Jacob Markstrom aiming to improve upon his recent performances between the pipes.
This game could come down to key player matchups and special teams. Both teams have players capable of turning a game on its head, and it will be interesting to see how the Flames handle the Golden Knights’ top scorers. With Vegas looking to maintain their division lead and Calgary fighting to get back into playoff contention, expect a tightly contested game with both teams eager to secure crucial points.
Vegas Golden Knights vs. Calgary Flames Pick
The Vegas Golden Knights, despite their recent struggles, are still leading the Pacific Division and have shown resilience throughout the season. With a strong defensive core and the ability to bounce back after losses, the Golden Knights are poised to take advantage of a Flames team that has been inconsistent at best. The Golden Knights’ recent road performance and their ability to win in tight games, as evidenced by their last head-to-head victory against the Flames, give them the edge in this matchup. Furthermore, their top players like William Karlsson are due for a big game, and this could be the perfect opportunity for Vegas to get back on track.
While the historic head-to-head data suggests an even matchup, the current form and standings indicate that Vegas has the upper hand. The Flames may have the home-ice advantage, but the Golden Knights have shown they can win in Calgary. With the Flames’ recent inability to capitalize on being the favorite and the Golden Knights’ success as the underdog in recent meetings, the smart money is on Vegas to come out on top. The Golden Knights’ goaltending has also been solid, and if they can contain the Flames’ offense as they have in the past, they should be able to secure a win and maintain their division lead.
The Pick: Vegas Golden Knights -115 (PointsBet)
Vegas Golden Knights vs. Calgary Flames Player Prop Picks
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