Canucks vs. Flames Game 6 Odds
CALGARY, Alberta (TheSpread) – The Calgary Flames return home with hopes of closing out the Vancouver Canucks when the two meet tonight in Game 6 at 9PM ET.
Vancouver is 50-32-5 on the season and 24-16-3 on the road while Calgary is 48-32-7 on the season and 25-13-5 at home. Vancouver picked up a 2-1 win in Game 5 at home to extend this series, but the Flames still have the 3-2 edge. The home team has won four of the five games thus far, but the Flames have won five of their last seven overall against the Canucks. These two have pushed or hit the under in seven of their last eight meetings.
According to oddsmakers at the online sports book Bovada.lv, Calgary is the slight favorite in this game, as the Flames are getting odds of -125 to win, while the Canucks are getting a money line of +115 to prevail. The over/under total for the contest has been set at 5 goals.
The Flames held a 1-0 lead in Game 5, but the Canucks slowly worked toward the win. Nick Bonino scored late in the second period to tie the game at 1-1, and then Daniel Sedin scored just two minutes into the third for what was the game-winning goal. The Canucks had a 43-21 shot advantage, but the Flames were kept in the game by Jonas Hiller, who made 41 saves. David Jones scored the lone goal for Calgary in the loss.