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Columbus Blue Jackets vs Calgary Flames Betting Preview

Calgary FlamesColumbus Blue Jackets
Dec 27, 7:00 PM | Nationwide Arena

Calgary Flames vs Columbus Blue Jackets Odds

17-15-4TEAM RECORD9-22-4

The hockey wagering menu sees a clash between Columbus and Calgary on Tuesday, with the host Blue Jackets trying to win for themselves and reward bettors who back them on the moneyline.

The Blue Jackets bring a 9-22-4 record to the battle against the 17-15-4 Flames. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Columbus go 17-17-1 so far and the Flames go 14-20-2.

View Calgary vs Columbus Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're going with the Blue Jackets in this one, they're listed as moneyline underdogs of +100 on most hockey betting menus for Monday's contest.

Power Rankings:
According to new NHL Power Rankings here, it's the No. 27-ranked Blue Jackets and the No. 20-rated Flames in this matchup.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Columbus' No. 25-ranked offense (2.5 goals per game) against a Flames defense that ranks No. 11 at 2.7 goals per game allowed. The Blue Jackets powerplay has clicked at a 15.4% rate while the Flames have a 82.9% rate on the penalty kill.

In their last action, Calgary was a 3-1 winner on the road against the Canucks. Bettors on Calgary at +258 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

Last time out for Columbus, they were a 4-1 loser as they battled the Blackhawks on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Blackhawks at -260 were rewarded, while the 5 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Calgary Flames Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Los Angeles are 4-6
After playing Vancouver are 6-4
After a win are 5-5

Columbus Blue Jackets Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 3-7
Before playing Dallas are 3-7
After playing Chicago are 8-2
After a loss are 4-6

A few Flames at Blue Jackets trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Calgary's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Calgary's last 10 games when playing on the road against Columbus
Calgary is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games when playing on the road against Columbus
Calgary is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Columbus' last 10 games when playing at home against Calgary
Columbus is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against Calgary
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Columbus' last 17 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Columbus' last 6 games

Next up:
Calgary at NY Islanders, Thursday, December 29
Columbus at Dallas, Thursday, December 29

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