Minnesota Wild vs Calgary Flames Odds
The Calgary Flames look to emerge victorious in NHL odds action as the Wild arrive at Scotiabank Saddledome on Saturday.
The Flames sport records of 5-7-3 heading into this matchup, while the Wild sit at 8-6-2 on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 8-6-1 for the Flames and 4-10-2 for the Wild.
Sportsbooks such as had the Flames as -118 moneyline favorites in this particular NHL matchup earlier. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 5.5 before betting started to move the line at 5Dimes.
It's a hockey betting matchup between the No. 13-rated Flames and the No. 23-ranked Wild, according to the latest NHL power poll here at Odds Shark.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Calgary's No. 15-ranked offense (2.7 goals per game) against a Wild defense that ranks No. 10 at 2.4 goals per game allowed. The Flames powerplay has clicked at a 24.1% rate while the Wild have a 84.3% rate on the penalty kill.
Minnesota was a 3-1 winner in its last match on the road against the Oilers. They won as +105 underdogs, while the total score of 4 made winners of UNDER bettors.
Last time out for Calgary, they were a 3-1 loser as they battled the Kings at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Kings at +100 were rewarded, while the 4 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
Minnesota Wild Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Florida are 3-3-2
After playing Edmonton are 3-7
After a win are 5-5
Calgary Flames Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Los Angeles are 5-5
After playing Los Angeles are 3-7
After a loss are 5-5
A few Wild at Flames trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Minnesota's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Minnesota's last 10 games when playing on the road against Calgary
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Minnesota's last 11 games
Minnesota is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games when playing on the road against Calgary
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Calgary's last 10 games when playing at home against Minnesota
Calgary is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games when playing at home against Minnesota
Calgary is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Minnesota
Calgary is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games when playing at home against Minnesota
Minnesota home to Calgary, Tuesday, February 26
Calgary home to Phoenix, Sunday, February 24