New Jersey favored by -110 against Calgary on Friday
New Jersey Devils
|0-1-3||October 11, 2013, 09:00 PM | Scotiabank Saddledome||2-0-2|
A key battle on the NHL odds menu sees visiting New Jersey duelling Calgary on Friday at Scotiabank Saddledome.
Calgary battles the Devils, currently with a 0-1-3 mark. The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 3-1 for the Flames and 2-2 for the Devils.
View New Jersey Devils vs Calgary Flames Odds and Stats.
Sportsbooks such as Bovada had the Flames as 100 moneyline underdogs in this particular NHL matchup earlier. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 5.5 before betting started to move the line at 5Dimes.
The Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings have the Flames at No. 25 and the Devils at No. 17 heading into this contest.
New Jersey lost its last outing, a 3-2 result against the Canucks on October 8. Bettors who backed the Canucks at -160 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
Calgary won its last outing, a 3-2 result against the Canadiens on October 9. Bettors who backed the Flames at +130 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Calgary's No. 5-ranked offense (3.75 goals per game) against a Devils defense that ranks No. 26 at 3.75 goals per game allowed. The Flames powerplay has clicked at a 14.29% rate while the Devils have a 88.89% rate on the penalty kill.
New Jersey at Atlanta, Sunday, October 13th
Calgary at Anaheim, Wednesday, October 16th