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Nashville Predators battle vs Calgary Flames highlights NHL odds menu

Calgary FlamesNashville Predators
Jan 1, 6:00 PM | Bridgestone Arena

Calgary Flames vs Nashville Predators Odds

18-16-5TEAM RECORD20-14-4

A key battle on the NHL odds menu sees visiting Calgary duelling Nashville on Sunday at Bridgestone Arena.

Nashville battles the Flames, currently with a 18-16-5 mark. The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 15-19-4 for the Predators and 15-22-2 for the Flames.

View Calgary vs Nashville Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're backing the visitors in this one, you'll find the Flames listed as underdogs of +-140 at most sportsbooks. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 5, depending on the book.

Power Rankings:
According to new NHL Power Rankings here, it's the No. 23-ranked Predators and the No. 20-rated Flames in this matchup.


How They Match Up:
The game also pits Nashville's No. 19-ranked offense, averaging 2.6 goals per game, against a Flames defense that ranks No. 11 at 2.7 goals allowed. The Predators power play is averaging 20.8% while the Flames defense kills off 83.2% of their penalties.

Last time out for Calgary, they were a 4-3 loser as they battled the Senators on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Senators at -150 were rewarded, while the 7 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Nashville won its last outing, a 2-1 result against the Blues on December 30. Bettors who backed the Predators at +158 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Calgary Flames Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Los Angeles are 4-6
After playing Ottawa are 5-5-1
After a loss are 4-6

Nashville Predators Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing Minnesota are 3-7
After playing St. Louis are 4-6
After a win are 5-5

A few Flames at Predators trends to consider:
Calgary is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Nashville
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Calgary's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Calgary's last 9 games when playing Nashville
Calgary is 11-4 SU in its last 15 games when playing Nashville
Nashville is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Nashville's last 9 games when playing Calgary
Nashville is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Nashville's last 7 games

Next up:
Calgary at Washington, Tuesday, January 3
Nashville home to Dallas, Thursday, January 5