In the upcoming matchup against the Vancouver Canucks, which starts at 9:00 PM ET on Thursday, can we count on Mikael Backlund to find the back of the net for the Calgary Flames? Let's dig into the most important stats and trends to determine which prop bets you should be considering.

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Will Mikael Backlund score a goal against the Canucks?

Odds to score a goal this game: +270 (Bet $10 to win $27.00 if he scores a goal)

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Backlund stats and insights

  • Backlund has scored in one of 15 games this season, but it was multiple goals in that game.
  • This is his first game of the season versus the Canucks.
  • Backlund has zero points on the power play.
  • Backlund's shooting percentage is 5.0%, and he averages 2.7 shots per game.

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Canucks defensive stats

  • The Canucks have given up 36 goals in total (only 2.2 per game), the fifth-fewest allowed in the league.
  • So far this season, the Canucks have shut out opponents twice. They are averaging 19.8 hits and 13.7 blocked shots per game.

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Backlund recent games

Date Opponent Points Goals Assists Time On Ice Home/Away Result
11/14/2023 Canadiens 0 0 0 20:20 Away W 2-1
11/11/2023 Senators 0 0 0 19:35 Away L 4-1
11/10/2023 Maple Leafs 1 0 1 20:06 Away L 5-4 SO
11/7/2023 Predators 0 0 0 20:32 Home W 4-2
11/4/2023 Kraken 2 2 0 17:46 Away W 6-3
11/1/2023 Stars 0 0 0 17:54 Home L 4-3
10/29/2023 Oilers 0 0 0 20:59 Away L 5-2
10/26/2023 Blues 0 0 0 17:27 Home L 3-0
10/24/2023 Rangers 1 0 1 21:29 Home L 3-1
10/22/2023 Red Wings 1 0 1 19:11 Away L 6-2

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