Minnesota favored by -221 against Calgary on Sunday

Calgary FlamesMinnesota Wild
April 21, 6:00 PM | Xcel Energy Center

Calgary Flames vs Minnesota Wild Odds

18-22-4TEAM RECORD24-17-3

A key battle on the NHL odds menu sees visiting Calgary duelling Minnesota on Sunday at Xcel Energy Center.

The Flames will try to spoil to the party on Sunday; they are 18-22-4 this season, while the Wild are 24-17-3. Calgary is 22-19-3 on the totals; Minnesota is 19-20-5.

View Calgary vs Minnesota Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Flames were listed as +-221 underdogs on the hockey moneyline earlier at Bovada. The total was set at 5 before betting started earlier on Monday at BetOnline.

Power Rankings:
The Wild - Flames odds would favor the Wild if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Minnesota is rated No. 13 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Calgary is at No. 26.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Minnesota's No. 19-ranked offense, averaging 2.6 goals per game, against a Flames defense that ranks No. 29 at 3.4 goals allowed. The Wild power play is averaging 18.3% while the Flames defense kills off 81.2% of their penalties.

The Flames were a 3-1 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Ducks. That made winners of bettors who got Calgary at +148 on the moneyline, while the total score (4) was good news for UNDER bettors.

Minnesota lost its last outing, a 6-1 result against the Sharks on April 18. Bettors who backed the Sharks at -145 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

Calgary Flames Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 2-8
Before playing Los Angeles are 4-6
After playing Anaheim are 3-7
After a win are 4-6

Minnesota Wild Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 8-2
Before playing Florida are 3-3-2
After playing San Jose are 4-6
After a loss are 6-4

A few Flames at Wild trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Calgary's last 6 games on the road
Calgary is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Calgary's last 7 games
Calgary is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Minnesota
Minnesota is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Calgary
Minnesota is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games
Minnesota is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next up:
Calgary at Nashville, Tuesday, April 23
Minnesota home to Los Angeles, Tuesday, April 23

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