Calgary Flames vs Edmonton Oilers Betting Preview
Edmonton Oilers vs Calgary Flames Odds
A key battle on the NHL odds menu sees visiting Edmonton duelling Calgary on Tuesday at Scotiabank Saddledome.
The Flames currently sports a record of 1-3. The Oilers are 2-1-1. Betting totals have seen the Flames post a 2-1-1 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Oilers have gone 1-3 against the number.
The visitors opened as +-170 moneyline underdogs in this one at most online sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark. The total opened at 5.5 for those preferring over under wagers.
The NHL Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Flames rated this week at No. 19 and the Oilers sitting at No. 26.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Calgary's No. 14-ranked offense, averaging 2.8 goals per game, against a Oilers defense that ranks No. 5 at 2 goals allowed. The Flames power play is averaging 23.1% while the Oilers defense kills off 85% of their penalties.
Edmonton won its last outing, a 3-1 result against the Predators on October 17. Bettors who backed the Oilers at +116 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
Calgary lost its last outing, a 3-2 result against the Maple Leafs on October 15. Bettors who backed the Maple Leafs at -115 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
Edmonton Oilers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Detroit are 1-9
After playing Nashville are 2-8
After a win are 5-5
Calgary Flames Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Los Angeles are 4-6
After playing Toronto are 3-3-1
After a loss are 5-5
A few Oilers at Flames trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Edmonton's last 6 games when playing on the road against Calgary
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Edmonton's last 5 games when playing Calgary
The total has gone UNDER in 14 of Edmonton's last 20 games
Edmonton is 4-16 SU in its last 20 games
Calgary is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Edmonton
Calgary is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Edmonton
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Calgary's last 7 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Calgary's last 6 games when playing at home against Edmonton
Edmonton home to Minnesota, Thursday, October 20
Calgary home to NY Rangers, Thursday, October 20