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NHL Betting Line Favors the Calgary Flames over the Minnesota Wild Thursday

Minnesota Wild

vs

Calgary Flames
Thursday, January 29, 2015 9:00 PM ET
Scotiabank Saddledome

The visiting Minnesota Wild hope for a solid performance on Thursday as they look to steal a win at Scotiabank Saddledome against the Calgary Flames.

Minnesota Wild vs Calgary Flames Opening Odds and Betting Line

If you're backing the visiting Minnesota Wild in this one, they Wild listed earlier today as underdogs of 115 at most Sportsbooks, including Bovada. Those over/under total betting saw the number open in the area of 5.5, depending on the book.

Computer Prediction: Minnesota Wild vs Calgary Flames Pick

Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 2.7-2 result in favor of the Flames today. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Minnesota Wild vs Calgary Flames Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Calgary Flames bring a 26-19-3 record to the battle against the 21-20-6 Wild. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Calgary go 21-26-1 so far and the Wild go 20-22-5. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Calgary vs Minnesota injuries news.

The NHL Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Calgary Flames rated this week at No. 27 and the Minnesota Wild sitting at No. 21.

How Minnesota Wild vs Calgary Flames Stats Matchup

The game also pits Calgary's No. 13-ranked offense, averaging 2.92 goals per game, against a Wild defense that ranks No. 23 at 2.94 goals allowed. The Flames power play is averaging 16.67% while the Wild defense kills off 83.45% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Minnesota, they were a 2-1 winner as they battled the Oilers on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Wild at -159 were rewarded, while the 3 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

In their last action, Calgary was a 4-1 winner at home against the Sabres. Bettors on Calgary at -268 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

Minnesota Wild vs Calgary Flames Betting Odds Trends

Minnesota is 5-14 SU in its last 19 games
Minnesota is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 6 games on the road
Minnesota is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Calgary
Calgary is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Calgary's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Calgary's last 8 games at home
Calgary is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Minnesota

Next Betting Matchups

Minnesota at Vancouver, Sunday, February 1st
Calgary home to Edmonton, Saturday, January 31st

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