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Los Angeles Kings vs. Calgary Flames

If familiarity breeds contempt, there should be animosity aplenty on Thursday when the Los Angeles Kings and the Calgary Flames meet at Scotiabank Saddledome.

In their last action, Los Angeles was a 6-4 winner on the road against the Avalanche. Bettors on Los Angeles at +102 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (10) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

The Flames were a 2-1 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Flyers. That made winners of bettors who got Philadelphia at -170 on the moneyline, while the total score (3) was good news for UNDER bettors.

Calgary:
Team record: 22-29-7 SU, ATS

is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of last 8 games when playing Los Angeles
is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of last 8 games when playing at home against Los Angeles

When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing are 2-8
After playing Philadelphia are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6

Los Angeles:
Team record: 32-22-6 SU, ATS
Current streak: won 2 straight games.

The total has gone UNDER in 7 of last 8 games when playing Calgary
is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Calgary
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of last 8 games when playing on the road against Calgary
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of last 9 games

When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing Dallas are 6-4
After playing Colorado are 7-3
After a win are 4-6

Next up:
Los Angeles home to Carolina, Saturday, March 1
Calgary at Edmonton, Saturday, March 1