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Flames visit Carolina Hurricanes in NHL clash


Calgary Flames

Carolina Hurricanes
15-24-6 January 13, 2014, 07:00 PM | PNC Arena 19-17-9



Carolina will try to be nasty hosts on Monday when the Calgary Flames pay a visit to PNC Arena.

The Hurricanes bring a 19-17-9 record to the battle against the 15-24-6 Flames. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Carolina go 19-21-5 so far and the Flames go 21-24.

View Calgary Flames vs Carolina Hurricanes Odds and Stats.

If you're backing the visitors in this one, they Flames listed earlier today as underdogs of 153 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 5.5, depending on the book.

The Hurricanes - Flames odds would favor the Hurricanes if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Carolina is rated No. 13 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Calgary is at No. 30.

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Calgary lost its last outing, a 2-1 result against the Penguins on January 11. Bettors who backed the Penguins at -188 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

The Hurricanes were a 3-0 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Blue Jackets. That made winners of bettors who got Columbus at -146 on the moneyline, while the total score (3) was good news for UNDER bettors.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Carolina's No. 24-ranked offense (2.47 goals per game) against a Flames defense that ranks No. 28 at 3.2 goals per game allowed. The Hurricanes powerplay has clicked at a 14.72% rate while the Flames have a 81.21% rate on the penalty kill.

Next up:
Calgary at Nashville, Tuesday, January 14th
Carolina home to Florida, Saturday, January 18th

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