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April 17, 9:30 PM | Scotiabank Saddledome

Detroit Red Wings vs Calgary Flames Odds

20-15-7TEAM RECORD16-22-4

A key battle on the NHL odds menu sees visiting Detroit duelling Calgary on Wednesday at Scotiabank Saddledome.

The Red Wings will try to spoil to the party on Wednesday; they are 20-15-7 this season, while the Flames are 16-22-4. Detroit is 16-20-6 on the totals; Calgary is 22-17-3.

View Detroit vs Calgary Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks such as Bovada had the Flames as +143 moneyline underdogs in this particular NHL matchup earlier. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 5.5 before betting started to move the line at 5Dimes.

Power Rankings:
The NHL Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the No. 18-rated Red Wings taking on the No. 26-rated Flames in this contest.


How They Match Up:
The game also pits Calgary's No. 14-ranked offense, averaging 2.7 goals per game, against a Red Wings defense that ranks No. 12 at 2.5 goals allowed. The Flames power play is averaging 19.6% while the Red Wings defense kills off 80.6% of their penalties.

The Red Wings were a 3-0 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Predators. That made winners of bettors who got Detroit at -130 on the moneyline, while the total score (3) was good news for UNDER bettors.

In their last action, Calgary was a 4-3 loser at home against the Wild. Bettors on Minnesota at -145 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

Detroit Red Wings Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Edmonton are 6-4
After playing Nashville are 5-5
After a win are 4-6

Calgary Flames Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Los Angeles are 4-6
After playing Minnesota are 7-3
After a loss are 4-6

A few Red Wings at Flames trends to consider:
Detroit is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Calgary
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Detroit's last 7 games when playing on the road against Calgary
Detroit is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit's last 6 games when playing Calgary
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Calgary's last 7 games when playing at home against Detroit
Calgary is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Calgary's last 6 games at home
Calgary is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Detroit

Next up:
Detroit at Vancouver, Saturday, April 20
Calgary home to Anaheim, Friday, April 19