Flames visit Edmonton Oilers in NHL clash
Calgary Flames vs Edmonton Oilers Odds
The Edmonton Oilers battle the visiting Calgary Flames on Saturday in NHL betting action at Rexall Place.
The Oilers sit at 16-17-7 on the season; in comparison, the Flames are currently 15-21-4. Looking to wager on the totals? Edmonton is 12-21-7 OU, and Calgary is 21-16-3 OU.
The Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings have the Oilers at No. 21 and the Flames at No. 28 heading into this contest.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Edmonton's No. 21-ranked offense (2.6 goals per game) against a Flames defense that ranks No. 30 at 3.5 goals per game allowed. The Oilers powerplay has clicked at a 22.2% rate while the Flames have a 79.4% rate on the penalty kill.
Calgary won its last outing, a 3-2 result against the Coyotes on April 12. Bettors who backed the Flames at +145 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent PUSH bettors to the payout window.
Last time out for Edmonton, they were a 3-1 loser as they battled the Coyotes at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Coyotes at +105 were rewarded, while the 4 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
Calgary Flames Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Los Angeles are 4-6
After playing Phoenix are 3-7
After a win are 3-7
Edmonton Oilers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Detroit are 2-8
After playing Phoenix are 5-5
After a loss are 3-7
A few Flames at Oilers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Calgary's last 5 games on the road
Calgary is 17-5 SU in its last 22 games when playing Edmonton
Calgary is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games when playing on the road against Edmonton
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Calgary's last 6 games when playing Edmonton
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Edmonton's last 5 games at home
Edmonton is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Calgary
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Edmonton's last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Edmonton's last 6 games when playing Calgary
Calgary home to Minnesota, Monday, April 15
Edmonton home to Minnesota, Tuesday, April 16