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Calgary Flames @ Colorado Avalanche

The Calgary Flames have lost some favor with bettors. They do enter Wednesday night as favorites to beat the Colorado Avalanche, however, the Flames are only very slight favorites. Trailing 2-1 in the series, there's no reason to start betting against Calgary. This is a team that played well over the long course of the regular season. Accordingly, losing two of three could just be regarded as an insignificant trend.

The Flames can be found at $1.87. They are clearly the better team and they did much better on the road this season than Colorado did at home. Punters should be looking for the proverbial cream to rise to the top in this series soon. Look for Calgary to take control now that they've been given a little bit of a wake-up call.


The Philadelphia Flyers have a young goaltender that has been logging big minutes of late. It's entirely possible that this goalie, one Carter Hart, has off-the-charts talent. He has posted amazing numbers to start his career and he is just 20 years old. If his talent is legit and he does not get injured, then Philadelphia's betting odds to win the Eastern Conference playoffs this spring could have immense value.

Firstly, let's look at Hart's stats in the NHL. There is not a ton to go by as his 2018/19 stats are his career stats. But he was called up in December and in 16 games he has gone 10-5-1. That is a record that the previously bottom-dwelling Philadelphia Flyers will easily accept. His save percentage is a solid .925 and his goals-against average is 2.48. Those are good enough averages to get shortlisted for the Vezina, although Hart is not in serious contention due to limited playing time, which is in turn due to his mid-season call-up.

Carter has been instrumental in Philadelphia's current 8-game winning streak. While he does not have a shut-out in that time frame, he has been more than equal to numerous shellings. For instance, he saved 39 of 42 shots against the Boston Bruins for a 4-3 victory on January 16th.

The Flyers may be too far back to catch the division leaders in the Metro. Even if they keep winning, there are many teams to leapfrog. However, if Hart doesn't get injured then Philadelphia is highly probable to make the playoffs. Once in the post-season, history has shown that it's anyone's Cup as low seeds commonly beat the higher ones in the NHL. History has also shown that a team can win their conference with little more than a razor-sharp goalie and a few adept forwards. Take the Flyers to win their conference at betting odds of $101.00 with William Hill.

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