Calgary Flames vs Edmonton Oilers Betting Matchup Report
Edmonton Oilers vs Calgary Flames Odds
A key battle on the NHL odds menu sees visiting Edmonton duelling Calgary on Saturday at Scotiabank Saddledome.
The Flames are 0-2-1 so far on the season. The Oilers, meanwhile, are 2-1. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Calgary go 1-1-1 and the Oilers go 1-2 on the totals.
On the opening NHL line for this matchup, Calgary sat as -121 favorites. The total was set at 5.5.
The Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings have the Flames at No. 23 and the Oilers at No. 24 heading into this contest.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Calgary's No. 21-ranked offense, averaging 2.3 goals per game, against a Oilers defense that ranks No. 13 at 3 goals allowed. The Flames power play is averaging 36.4% while the Oilers defense kills off 83.3% of their penalties.
In their last action, Edmonton was a 2-1 winner at home against the Kings. Bettors on Edmonton at +105 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.
Calgary was a 3-2 loser in its last match on the road against the Canucks. They lost as +162 underdogs, while the total score of 5 made winners of UNDER bettors.
Edmonton Oilers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 0-10
Before playing Detroit are 1-9
After playing Los Angeles are 1-9
After a win are 2-8
Calgary Flames Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Los Angeles are 5-5
After playing Vancouver are 8-2
After a loss are 2-8
A few Oilers at Flames trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Edmonton's last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Edmonton's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Edmonton's last 7 games when playing on the road against Calgary
Edmonton is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Calgary is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games when playing at home against Edmonton
Calgary is 16-3 SU in its last 19 games when playing Edmonton
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Calgary's last 7 games when playing at home against Edmonton
Calgary is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
Edmonton home to Colorado, Monday, January 28
Calgary home to Colorado, Thursday, January 31