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Flames are Red-Hot at Home Lately

Calgary Flames Johnny Gaudreau

The Boston Bruins saw their season-high five-game winning streak end thanks to a 3-2 loss to the Edmonton Oilers on Wednesday but will be seeking to get back to their winning ways against the Calgary Flames Friday. Calgary has failed to capitalize on the momentum they built that culminated in a surprise playoff berth last season and is sitting at an underwhelming 9-14-1 at the quarter mark of the 2015 NHL campaign.

Shark Bites
  • The Flames are 5-0 SU in their last five games in December.
  • The total has gone OVER in seven of the Bruins' last nine games against the West conference.
  • The Bruins are 2-8 SU in their last 10 games on the road in December.

The good news for Flames backers is they’ve been a different team at home as of late, claiming each of their last five tilts at the Scotiabank Saddledome. Home ice advantage has been huge in this series, as visiting clubs have gone just 3-7 in the last 10 meetings between Calgary and Boston.

Boston has held the upper hand in recent clashes with the Flames, triumphing in five out of their last seven matchups versus Calgary.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Boston Bruins were listed as -123 favorites on the NHL hockey moneyline earlier at Bet365. The over under total was set at 5.5 before betting started earlier on Friday at Bovada.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 2.8-2.6 win for the Flames on Friday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Boston Bruins vs Calgary Flames Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

This season the Calgary Flames are 9-14-2 overall while the Boston Bruins are 13-8-2. As for the totals, Calgary is 13-11-1 on the OU, and Boston is 14-7-2. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Calgary vs Boston injuries news.

The Calgary Flames sit at No. 28 in the current NHL power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Boston Bruins sit at a No. 1 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Calgary's No. 22-ranked offense, averaging 2.4 goals per game, against a Bruins defense that ranks No. 22 at 2.91 goals allowed. The Flames power play is averaging 12.86% while the Bruins defense kills off 76.74% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Bruins were a 3-2 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Oilers. That made winners of bettors who got Edmonton at +128 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for OVER bettors.

Calgary was a 4-3 winner in its last match at home against the Stars. They won as favorites, while the total score of 7 made winners of OVER bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Boston is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • Boston is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games on the road
  • Boston is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Calgary
  • Boston is 2-5-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing on the road against Calgary
  • Calgary is 8-15 SU in its last 23 games
  • Calgary is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 10 of Calgary's last 14 games at home
  • Calgary is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing Boston

Next Betting Matchups

Boston at Vancouver, Saturday, December 5th
Calgary home to San Jose, Tuesday, December 8th