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Canucks visit Calgary Flames in NHL clash

Vancouver CanucksCalgary Flames
March 3, 8:00 PM | Scotiabank Saddledome

Vancouver Canucks vs Calgary Flames Odds

11-5-4TEAM RECORD7-8-4

The visiting Canucks hope for a solid performance on Sunday as they look to steal a win at Scotiabank Saddledome against the Calgary Flames.

The Flames currently sports a record of 7-8-4. The Canucks are 11-5-4. Betting totals have seen the Flames post a 10-8-1 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Canucks have gone 9-9-2 against the number.

View Vancouver vs Calgary Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks such as Bovada had the Flames as +124 underdogs earlier today. The over under opened at 5 at 5Dimes for bettors hoping to turn a profit on totals.

Power Rankings:
This game puts the Flames, most recently No. 19 in the Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings, up against the Canucks, who rate a No. 10 in the latest survey.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Calgary's No. 15-ranked offense (2.8 goals per game) against a Canucks defense that ranks No. 12 at 2.7 goals per game allowed. The Flames powerplay has clicked at a 21.1% rate while the Canucks have a 79.5% rate on the penalty kill.

Vancouver won its last outing, a 5-2 result against the Kings on March 2. Bettors who backed the Canucks at -120 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

The Flames were a 5-4 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Avalanche. That made winners of bettors who got Colorado at -114 on the moneyline, while the total score (9) was good news for OVER bettors.

Vancouver Canucks Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing San Jose are 7-3
After playing Los Angeles are 4-6
After a win are 7-3

Calgary Flames Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing Los Angeles are 5-5
After playing Colorado are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5

A few Canucks at Flames trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Vancouver's last 8 games
Vancouver is 12-4 SU in its last 16 games when playing Calgary
Vancouver is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Calgary
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Vancouver's last 10 games when playing on the road against Calgary
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Calgary's last 10 games when playing at home against Vancouver
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Calgary's last 6 games
Calgary is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
Calgary is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Vancouver

Next up:
Vancouver home to San Jose, Tuesday, March 5
Calgary home to San Jose, Wednesday, March 6