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NHL Betting Preview - Arizona Coyotes Underdogs vs Calgary Flames at Arizona

A key battle on the NHL odds menu sees visiting Calgary Flames dueling the Arizona Coyotes on Thursday at Gila River Arena.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Calgary Flames were listed as -130 favorites on the NHL hockey moneyline earlier at Bet365. The over under total was set at 5 before betting started earlier on Thursday at Bovada.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 4.2-1.4 win for the Flames on Thursday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Calgary Flames vs Arizona Coyotes Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Arizona Coyotes are 8-13-4 so far on the season. The Calgary Flames, meanwhile, are 14-13-2. OVER/UNDER betting fans have seen Arizona go 8-14-3 and the Flames go 11-15-3 on the totals. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Arizona vs Calgary injuries news.

This game puts the Arizona Coyotes, most recently No. 30 in the Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings, up against the Calgary Flames, who rate a No. 24 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Arizona Coyotes No. 28-ranked offense (2.28 goals per game) against a Calgary Flames defense that ranks No. 21 at 2.86 goals per game allowed. The Coyotes powerplay has clicked at a 14.67% rate while the Flames have a 78.3% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Calgary was a 2-1 winner in its last match on the road against the Stars. They won as +117 underdogs, while the total score of 3 made winners of UNDER bettors.

Arizona lost its last outing, a 4-0 result against the Blackhawks on December 06. Bettors who backed the Blackhawks at -200 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Betting Trends
  • Calgary is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Calgary is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • Calgary is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Calgary's last 5 games on the road
  • Arizona is 11-3 ATS in its last 14 games
  • Arizona is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Arizona's last 7 games
  • Arizona is 8-1 ATS in its last 9 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Calgary home to Winnipeg, Saturday, December 10th
Arizona home to Nashville, Saturday, December 10th