Minnesota Wild take on Flames in hockey test
Minnesota Wild vs Calgary Flames Odds
The Minnesota Wild will look to grab a road win when they take on the Flames in Calgary at Scotiabank Saddledome on Monday in hockey odds action.
Supporters of the Wild have seen them go 5-5-1 so far this season, while the Flames are at 3-4-2. In totals betting, the Flames are 5-3-1, while the Wild are 3-7-1.
This game puts the Flames, most recently No. 14 in the Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings, up against the Wild, who rate a No. 17 in the latest survey.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Calgary's No. 14-ranked offense (2.8 goals per game) against a Wild defense that ranks No. 14 at 2.6 goals per game allowed. The Flames powerplay has clicked at a 25% rate while the Wild have a 85.4% rate on the penalty kill.
The Wild were a 2-1 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Predators. That made winners of bettors who got Minnesota at -126 on the moneyline, while the total score (3) was good news for UNDER bettors.
Calgary lost its last outing, a 5-1 result against the Canucks on February 9. Bettors who backed the Canucks at -190 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (6) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
Minnesota Wild Trends:
When playing on Monday are 3-7
Before playing Florida are 3-3-2
After playing Nashville are 4-6
After a win are 5-5
Calgary Flames Trends:
When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing Los Angeles are 5-5
After playing Vancouver are 9-1
After a loss are 4-6
A few Wild at Flames trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Minnesota's last 9 games when playing on the road against Calgary
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Minnesota's last 6 games
Minnesota is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games when playing on the road against Calgary
Minnesota is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Calgary's last 9 games when playing at home against Minnesota
Calgary is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Minnesota
Calgary is 17-7 SU in its last 24 games when playing at home against Minnesota
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Calgary's last 6 games
Minnesota at Vancouver, Tuesday, February 12
Calgary home to Dallas, Wednesday, February 13