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Calgary Flames vs New York Islanders in NHL odds


New York Islanders

Calgary Flames
24-32-9 March 07, 2014, 09:00 PM | Scotiabank Saddledome 24-31-7



A key battle on the NHL odds menu sees visiting New York duelling Calgary on Friday at Scotiabank Saddledome.

Calgary will face the 24-32-9 Islanders. In totals betting, the Flames are 27-33-2 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Islanders are 37-27-1 favoring the OVER.

View New York Islanders vs Calgary Flames Odds and Stats.

Bettors looking to side with the Flames in this one found them earlier as -152 Favorite on the NHL money line at 5Dimes. Betting the over under instead? It was hovering near 5.5 at its open earlier today at BetOnline and may have moved.

The Flames sit at No. 27 in the current NHL power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Islanders sit at a No. 21 on the same chart.

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New York lost its last outing, a 3-2 result against the Oilers on March 6. Bettors who backed the Oilers at -142 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Calgary was a 4-1 winner in its last match at home against the Senators. They won as -110 favorites, while the total score of 5 made winners of UNDER bettors.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Calgary's No. 28-ranked offense (2.34 goals per game) against a Islanders defense that ranks No. 30 at 3.38 goals per game allowed. The Flames powerplay has clicked at a 14.29% rate while the Islanders have a 77.45% rate on the penalty kill.

Next up:
New York at Vancouver, Monday, March 10th
Calgary at Vancouver, Saturday, March 8th

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