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Calgary Flames at Detroit Red Wings 10/21/21 - NHL Picks & Predictions

Detroit Red Wings vs Calgary Flames Odds & Info

Game Detroit Red Wings vs Calgary Flames
Date & Time Thursday October 21, 2021, 7:30 PM (EDT)
Little Caesars Arena Little Caesars Arena, Detroit, USA
Latest odds
DET +115 ; O/U 6
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The Calgary Flames roll into Detroit on Thursday to take on the Red Wings. The Flames are 0-1-1 on the season coming off of an overtime loss at home to the Ducks on Monday. Calgary enters Thursday's game riding a two game losing streak with a 0-1 road record. The Flames average 45 shots on goal per game which leads the NHL.

Jacob Markstrom will make his 3rd start in goal for Calgary. Markstrom is 0-1-1 on the year with a 3.44 goals against average with an .881 save percentage. The Calgary Flames are led by Elias Lindholm with two goals through three games. 

The Detroit Red Wings beat the Blue Jackets 4-1 on Tuesday night. Vladislav Namestnikov, Lucas Raymond, and Adam Erne each had a goal with an assist in Tuesday night's win. Detroit is 2-0-1 on the season and sits 5th best in the NHL in the shooting percentage category. This will be the Red Wings last home game before heading out for their first road test. 

Alex Nededlijkovic will take his spot between the pipes for Detroit. Nededlijkovic has not played in two straight games after his overtime loss. Nededlijkovic carries a 6.67 goals against average with a .854 save percentage. 

Recent Betting Trends

  • Home team is 5-2 in the last 7 meetings.
  • Flames are 1-4 in their last 5 games as a road favorite.
  • Flames are 3-7 in their last 10 vs. a team with a winning record.
  • Red Wings are 2-5 in their last 7 vs. Pacific.

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Detroit Red Wings +115

The Detroit Red Wings look to build some momentum after Tuesday's 4-1 victory. Alex Nededlijkovic will get another start in the goal as he looks to help the Red Wings win their third straight game. Watch for Detroit's offense to be strong again in this matchup and Nededlijkovic to be solid in goal. Final Score Prediction, Detroit Red Wings win 3-2.

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