Monday's NHL Prediction
CALGARY, Alberta (TheSpread) – The Columbus Blue Jackets and Calgary Flames are both in need of a win when the two meet on Monday night. Here is a breakdown of my pick.
Columbus is 16-11-1 on the year for 33 points. The Jackets have scored 74 goals and allowed 76. They are 8-4-0 on the road and have won just 4 of their last 10.
Calgary is 12-15-3 on the year as the Flames have scored 81 goals and allowed 89. Calgary is 7-6-0 at home and also have won just 4 of their last 10.
Oddsmakers from online sportsbook Sportsbook.com have given Calgary betting odds of -128 for tonight’s game while Columbus has odds of +118. The over/under for goals scored has been set at 5.5. Here is a look at the trends and my pick for tonight’s game.
Columbus Blue Jackets vs. Calgary Flames, 9PM ET (View Matchup)
The home team has won in 8 of the last 11 meetings between these two teams. The Blue Jackets are also 1-4 in their last 5 games in Calgary. The under has hit in 16 of the last 23 games between the Flames and the Blue Jackets. My pick is with the Flames at home. Columbus is due for a loss on the road and the Flames absolutely need to start winning to get in the playoff hunt.
NHL FREE PICK: CALGARY FLAMES -128