Moneyline favors Flames in battle with Rangers
New York Rangers vs Calgary Flames Odds
The Calgary Flames will look to bolster their win total and reward moneyline bettors when the New York Rangers invade Scotiabank Saddledome on Thursday.
The Rangers will look to vanquish their hosts on Thursday, as they are 1-1-2 this season, while the Flames are 2-3. New York is 1-2-1 against the total, while Calgary is 2-2-1 versus the number.
Hockey odds makers opened the Flames as -115 moneyline favorites in this matchup. Over under bettors saw the number open at 5.
This game puts the Flames, most recently No. 19 in the Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings, up against the Rangers, who rate a No. 29 in the latest survey.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Calgary's No. 17-ranked offense, averaging 2.6 goals per game, against a Rangers defense that ranks No. 13 at 2.2 goals allowed. The Flames power play is averaging 18.8% while the Rangers defense kills off 88.9% of their penalties.
In their last action, New York was a 4-0 winner on the road against the Canucks. Bettors on New York at +167 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.
The Flames were a 2-1 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Oilers. That made winners of bettors who got Calgary at -165 on the moneyline, while the total score (3) was good news for UNDER bettors.
New York Rangers Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 3-7
Before playing Florida are 4-6
After playing Vancouver are 4-4-1
After a win are 5-5
Calgary Flames Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 7-3
Before playing Los Angeles are 4-6
After playing Edmonton are 4-6
After a win are 4-6
A few Rangers at Flames trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of the NY Rangers last 8 games on the road
NY Rangers are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games when playing Calgary
NY Rangers are 2-5-2 SU in their last 9 games ,when playing on the road against Calgary
NY Rangers are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Calgary's last 8 games at home
Calgary is 4-2 SU in their last 6 games when playing NY Rangers
Calgary is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
NY Rangers at Edmonton, Saturday, October 22
Calgary home to Nashville, Saturday, October 22