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Calgary Flames

Philadelphia Flyers
22-28-7 February 08, 2014, 01:00 PM | Wells Fargo Center 29-23-6



Wells Fargo Center hosts an NHL battle between the Philadelphia Flyers and the visiting Calgary Flames on Saturday.

The Flyers sit at 29-23-6 on the season; in comparison, the Flames are currently 22-28-7. Looking to wager on the totals? Philadelphia is 27-24-7 OU, and Calgary is 27-29-1 OU.

View Calgary Flames vs Philadelphia Flyers Odds and Stats.

The visitors opened as 157 moneyline underdogs in this one at most online sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including 5Dimes. The total opened at 5.5 for those preferring over under wagers, watch for the line updates during the day at Bovada.

This game puts the Flyers, most recently No. 12 in the Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings, up against the Flames, who rate a No. 27 in the latest survey.

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Last time out for Calgary, they were a 4-2 winner as they battled the Islanders on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Flames at +141 were rewarded, while the 6 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Philadelphia was a 3-1 winner in its last match at home against the Avalanche. They won as -115 favorites, while the total score of 4 made winners of UNDER bettors.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Philadelphia's No. 16-ranked offense (2.76 goals per game) against a Flames defense that ranks No. 26 at 3.11 goals per game allowed. The Flyers powerplay has clicked at a 19.81% rate while the Flames have a 80.45% rate on the penalty kill.

A few Flames at Flyers trends to consider:
Calgary is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Calgary's last 6 games
Calgary is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Calgary is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing Philadelphia
Philadelphia is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Philadelphia's last 12 games
Philadelphia is 13-4 SU in its last 17 games at home
Philadelphia is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Calgary


Next up:
Calgary home to Los Angeles, Thursday, February 27th
Philadelphia home to San Jose, Thursday, February 27th

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