Chicago Blackhawks vs Calgary Flames Betting Preview

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April 26, 8:30 PM | United Center

Calgary Flames vs Chicago Blackhawks Odds

19-24-4TEAM RECORD35-6-5

A key battle on the NHL odds menu sees visiting Calgary duelling Chicago on Friday at United Center.

The Blackhawks bring a 35-6-5 record to the battle against the 19-24-4 Flames. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Chicago go 18-24-4 so far and the Flames go 23-19-5.

View Calgary vs Chicago Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings:
It's a hockey betting matchup between the No. 1-rated Blackhawks and the No. 23-ranked Flames, according to the latest NHL power poll here at Odds Shark.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Chicago's No. 2-ranked offense (3.3 goals per game) against a Flames defense that ranks No. 29 at 3.3 goals per game allowed. The Blackhawks powerplay has clicked at a 17% rate while the Flames have a 81.2% rate on the penalty kill.

Calgary lost its last outing, a 4-1 result against the Blues on April 25. Bettors who backed the Blues at -245 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent PUSH bettors to the payout window.

Chicago won its last outing, a 4-1 result against the Oilers on April 24. Bettors who backed the Blackhawks at -180 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Calgary Flames Trends:
When playing on Friday are 7-3
Before playing Los Angeles are 4-6
After playing St. Louis are 7-3
After a loss are 5-5

Chicago Blackhawks Trends:
When playing on Friday are 7-3
Before playing Edmonton are 5-5
After playing Edmonton are 4-6
After a win are 7-3

A few Flames at Blackhawks trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Calgary's last 6 games when playing Chicago
Calgary is 4-12 SU in its last 16 games when playing Chicago
Calgary is 3-15 SU in its last 18 games on the road
Calgary is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Chicago
Chicago is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Calgary
Chicago is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games
Chicago is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Chicago is 12-4 SU in its last 16 games when playing Calgary

Next up:
Chicago at St. Louis, Saturday, April 27

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