Calgary Flames vs New York Rangers Betting Matchup Report


New York Rangers

Calgary Flames
41-29-4 March 28, 2014, 09:00 PM | Scotiabank Saddledome 30-36-7



Hockey bettors look for value at Scotiabank Saddledome on Friday as host Calgary battles the New York Rangers in hockey odds action.

The Flames currently sport a record of 30-36-7. The Rangers are 41-29-4. Betting totals have seen the Flames post a 32-38-3 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Rangers have gone 29-36-9 against the number.View New York Rangers vs Calgary Flames Odds and Stats.

The visitors opened as -147 moneyline favorites in this one at most online sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including 5Dimes. The total opened at 5 for those preferring over under wagers, watch for the line updates during the day at Bovada.

The Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings have the Flames at No. 3 and the Rangers at No. 11 heading into this contest.

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New York won its last outing, a 3-1 result against the Flyers on March 26. Bettors who backed the Rangers at -143 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

In their last action, Calgary was a 3-2 loser at home against the Ducks. Bettors on Anaheim at -140 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Calgary's No. 21-ranked offense (2.53 goals per game) against a Rangers defense that ranks No. 5 at 2.42 goals per game allowed. The Flames powerplay has clicked at a 15.18% rate while the Rangers have a 84.58% rate on the penalty kill.

Next up:
New York at Edmonton, Sunday, March 30th
Calgary at Ottawa, Sunday, March 30th
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