Blues face Calgary Flames: NHL odds preview and stats
St. Louis Blues vs Calgary Flames Odds
The Calgary Flames look to emerge victorious in NHL odds action as the Blues arrive at Scotiabank Saddledome on Friday.
The Flames currently sports a record of 4-4-3. The Blues are 7-5-1. Betting totals have seen the Flames post a 6-4-1 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Blues have gone 9-2-2 against the number.
If you're going with the Flames in this one, they were listed as moneyline underdogs of +110 on most hockey betting menus early today for Monday's contest. The over-under was at 5.5 earlier at BetOnline.
The Flames sit at No. 14 in the current NHL power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Blues sit at a No. 2 on the same chart.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Calgary's No. 8-ranked offense (3 goals per game) against a Blues defense that ranks No. 24 at 3.3 goals per game allowed. The Flames powerplay has clicked at a 27.5% rate while the Blues have a 77.6% rate on the penalty kill.
St. Louis won its last outing, a 4-3 result against the Red Wings on February 13. Bettors who backed the Blues at +102 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
The Flames were a 7-4 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Stars. That made winners of bettors who got Calgary at -145 on the moneyline, while the total score (11) was good news for OVER bettors.
St. Louis Blues Trends:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Tampa Bay are 3-7
After playing Detroit are 4-6
After a win are 7-3
Calgary Flames Trends:
When playing on Friday are 3-7
Before playing Los Angeles are 5-5
After playing Dallas are 7-3
After a win are 6-4
A few Blues at Flames trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of St. Louis' last 5 games when playing on the road against Calgary
The total has gone OVER in 5 of St. Louis' last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of St. Louis' last 5 games when playing Calgary
St. Louis is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Calgary's last 5 games when playing at home against St. Louis
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Calgary's last 5 games when playing St. Louis
Calgary is 10-4 SU in its last 14 games when playing at home against St. Louis
Calgary is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games when playing St. Louis
St. Louis at Vancouver, Sunday, February 17
Calgary at Dallas, Sunday, February 17