Saturday NHL Odds, Betting Trends: Flames-Avalanche, Red Wings-Panthers Among Most Popular Public Picks

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DENVER, COLORADO – OCTOBER 03: Gabriel Landeskog #92 of the Colorado Avalanche pushes Matthew Tkachuk #19 of the Calgary Flames while he stands next to teammate Sam Bennett #93 at Pepsi Center on October 03, 2019 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Michael Martin/NHLI via Getty Images)

Saturday's 10-game NHL marks the most of the week. Give us all the volume.

A couple pucks drop early, before two of the league's top teams square off in Flames vs. Avalanche. Naturally, that showdown's attracting a ton of betting action, along with a handful of other notable wagers.

Let's dive into the five most-popular bets for the day.

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Saturday's NHL Odds & Betting Trends

*Odds and public betting trends data as of Saturday afternoon

5 Most Popular NHL Bets 

Panthers (-330) vs. Red Wings

6 p.m. ET

The tickets continue to pile up on the Panthers, who are pulling in eight of every 10 moneyline bets. The 80% count is far and away the most-lopsided handle at the time of writing.

Avalanche (-150) vs. Flames

10 p.m. ET

The public's slamming the favorite in a must-watch tilt between two of the league's best. Colorado's 70% ticket count's the second-most Saturday.

Capitals (-225) vs. Kraken

7 p.m. ET

Seattle's taken its lumps in Year 1, and bettors think the struggles continue against Washington. The Capitals are generating two-thirds of the moneyline bets around the market (67%).

Oilers (-280) vs. Canadiens

7 p.m. ET

It's shaping up to be a chalky day. Edmonton — which opened -345 vs. the Habs — is garnering 64% of the betting tickets. They've since dropped to -280.

Blackhawks (+100) vs. Flyers

3 p.m. ET

The Blackhawks haven't defeated the Flyers since 2017, yet Chicago's getting 60% of the bets Saturday to round out our five most-popular wagers tracked.

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