Flames face Vancouver Canucks: NHL odds preview and stats
Calgary Flames vs Vancouver Canucks Odds
The visiting Flames hope for a solid performance on Wednesday as they look to steal a win at Rogers Arena against the Vancouver Canucks.
The Canucks bring a 0-1-1 record to the battle against the 0-2 Flames. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Vancouver go 1-1 so far and the Flames go 1-0-1.
Bettors looking to side with the Canucks in this one will find them as -168 favorites on the NHL money line. Betting the over under instead? It was hovering near 5.5 at its open earlier today.
This game matches up the No. 4 (Canucks) and the No. 23 (Flames) teams according to our current NHL Power Rankings.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Vancouver's No. 13-ranked offense (2.5 goals per game) against a Flames defense that ranks No. 25 at 4.5 goals per game allowed. The Canucks powerplay has clicked at a 22.2% rate while the Flames have a 75% rate on the penalty kill.
In their last action, Calgary was a 5-4 loser at home against the Ducks. Bettors on Anaheim at -109 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (9) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.
The Canucks were a 3-2 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Oilers. That made winners of bettors who got Edmonton at +125 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors.
Calgary Flames Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Los Angeles are 5-5
After playing Anaheim are 3-7
After a loss are 3-7
Vancouver Canucks Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing San Jose are 7-3
After playing Edmonton are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5
A few Flames at Canucks trends to consider:
Calgary is 4-10 SU in its last 14 games when playing Vancouver
Calgary is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games when playing on the road against Vancouver
Calgary is 3-10 SU in its last 13 games
Calgary is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Vancouver's last 5 games
Vancouver is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against Calgary
Vancouver is 10-4 SU in its last 14 games when playing Calgary
Vancouver is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
Calgary home to Edmonton, Saturday, January 26
Vancouver at Anaheim, Friday, January 25