Moneyline favors Blackhawks in battle with Flames
Chicago Blackhawks vs Calgary Flames Odds
The hockey wagering menu sees a clash between Calgary and Chicago on Saturday, with the host Flames trying to win for themselves and reward bettors who back them on the moneyline.
The Flames are 1-3-1 so far on the season. The Blackhawks, meanwhile, are 6-0-2. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Calgary go 3-1-1 and the Blackhawks go 2-6 on the totals.
If you're going with the Flames in this one, they're listed as moneyline underdogs of +110 on most hockey betting menus for Monday's contest.
The NHL Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the No. 7-rated Blackhawks taking on the No. 9-rated Flames in this contest.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Calgary's No. 15-ranked offense (2.8 goals per game) against a Blackhawks defense that ranks No. 3 at 2.2 goals per game allowed. The Flames powerplay has clicked at a 25% rate while the Blackhawks have a 96.8% rate on the penalty kill.
In their last action, Chicago was a 2-1 loser on the road against the Canucks. Bettors on Vancouver at -125 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.
In their last action, Calgary was a 6-3 loser at home against the Avalanche. Bettors on Colorado at +160 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (9) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.
Chicago Blackhawks Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Edmonton are 5-5
After playing Vancouver are 3-7
After a loss are 6-4
Calgary Flames Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Los Angeles are 5-5
After playing Colorado are 5-5
After a loss are 3-7
A few Blackhawks at Flames trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chicago's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chicago's last 5 games on the road
Chicago is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
Chicago is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Calgary's last 5 games at home
Calgary is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Chicago
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Calgary's last 6 games
Calgary is 6-16 SU in its last 22 games when playing Chicago
Chicago at San Jose, Tuesday, February 5
Calgary at Detroit, Tuesday, February 5