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Minnesota WildCalgary Flames
April 15, 9:00 PM | Scotiabank Saddledome

Minnesota Wild vs Calgary Flames Odds

22-16-3TEAM RECORD16-21-4

Scotiabank Saddledome hosts an NHL battle between the Calgary Flames and the visiting Minnesota Wild on Monday.

Supporters of the Wild have seen them go 22-16-3 so far this season, while the Flames are at 16-21-4. In totals betting, the Flames are 21-17-3, while the Wild are 16-20-5.

View Minnesota vs Calgary Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks such as Bovada had the Flames as +129 moneyline underdogs in this particular NHL matchup earlier. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 5 before betting started to move the line at 5Dimes.

Power Rankings:
This game puts the Flames, most recently No. 26 in the Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings, up against the Wild, who rate a No. 13 in the latest survey.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Calgary's No. 13-ranked offense (2.7 goals per game) against a Wild defense that ranks No. 11 at 2.5 goals per game allowed. The Flames powerplay has clicked at a 19.9% rate while the Wild have a 83.1% rate on the penalty kill.

Last time out for Minnesota, they were a 3-2 loser as they battled the Blue Jackets at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Blue Jackets at +131 were rewarded, while the 5 combined goals moved the game PUSH for totals bettors.

Last time out for Calgary, they were a 4-1 winner as they battled the Oilers on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Flames at +175 were rewarded, while the 5 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Minnesota Wild Trends:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing Florida are 3-3-2
After playing Columbus are 4-6
After a loss are 6-4

Calgary Flames Trends:
When playing on Monday are 3-7
Before playing Los Angeles are 4-6
After playing Edmonton are 0-10
After a win are 4-6

A few Wild at Flames trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Minnesota's last 5 games when playing on the road against Calgary
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Minnesota's last 7 games when playing Calgary
Minnesota is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Calgary's last 5 games when playing at home against Minnesota
Calgary is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Calgary's last 7 games when playing Minnesota
Calgary is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games when playing at home against Minnesota

Next up:
Minnesota at Edmonton, Tuesday, April 16
Calgary home to Detroit, Wednesday, April 17

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