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Betway Bets of the Day: Keep backing Backlund tonight against the Kings

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Tyson Cole
1 month ago
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The Calgary Flames take on the Los Angeles Kings for only the second time of four this season. The Kings stole that game, 5-3 back in late December. The Kings are playing their ninth back-to-back game this season and hold a 2-4-2 record on back-to-backs this season.
Tonight’s expected goaltender match-ups for our highlighted games:
The Los Angeles Kings’ Cam Talbot (16-13-5) vs. The Calgary Flames’ Jacob Markstrom (19-15-2).

Mikael Backlund over 2.5 shots (-138)

Your $10.00 bet would return $17.27.
If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.
Flames Nation bettors have now hit Backlund shots on goal in two straight games. Over his last five games, Backlund has covered in four games, averaging 3.4 shots on 6.2 shot attempts. On home ice, Backlund has cleared this line in six of his last seven, averaging 3.4 shots on 6.0 shot attempts.
In the Flames one and only meeting against the Kings this season, Backlund had four shots on seven shot attempts. Los Angeles is allowing 29.1 shots per game over the last 10 — a boost from the 28.1 shots they allow on the season as a whole. 

Trevor Moore over 2.5 shots on goal (-150)

Your $15.00 bet would return $25.00.
Moore has cleared five of his last seven games, averaging 3.3 shots on 6.3 shot attempts per game. On the road this season, Moore has covered this line at a 63% clip, averaging 3.1 shots on 5.8 shot attempts. 
Against the Flames, Moore has covered in five of his last eight games, averaging 3.8 shots on 5.3 shot attempts. The Flames allow the fourth most shots on goal to wingers, averaging 13.8 shots per game. 

Last Game Recap

Mikael Backlund Over 2.5 Shots on Goal- WON – (+$8.00)
Connor McDavid Over 3.5 Shots on Goal – LOSS – (-$10.00)
Backlund comes through yet again, finishing with five shots on seven shot attempts, while McDavid struggled to find his shots on net, ending with just two shots on his five shot attempts. 
All-Time Record: 37-48 (-$116.91)

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