Edmonton Oilers host Calgary Flames in hockey action


Calgary Flames

Edmonton Oilers
22-30-7 March 01, 2014, 10:00 PM | Rexall Place 20-34-7



The Edmonton Oilers will look to bolster their win total and reward moneyline bettors when the Calgary Flames invade Rexall Place on Saturday.

The Oilers are 20-34-7 so far on the season. The Flames, meanwhile, are 22-30-7. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Edmonton go 33-26-2 and the Flames go 27-31-1 on the totals.

View Calgary Flames vs Edmonton Oilers Odds and Stats.

Bettors looking to side with the Oilers in this one found them earlier as -142 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.

According to new NHL Power Rankings here, it's the No. 29-ranked Oilers and the No. 26-rated Flames in this matchup.

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Calgary was a 2-0 loser in its last match at home against the Kings. They lost as +125 underdogs, while the total score of 2 made winners of UNDER bettors.

Last time out for Edmonton, they were a 3-0 loser as they battled the Wild at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Wild at +100 were rewarded, while the 3 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Edmonton's No. 21-ranked offense, averaging 2.51 goals per game, against a Flames defense that ranks No. 26 at 3.07 goals allowed. The Oilers power play is averaging 16.59% while the Flames defense kills off 80.77% of their penalties.

Next up:
Calgary at Minnesota, Monday, March 3rd
Edmonton home to Ottawa, Tuesday, March 4th
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