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Calgary Flames at Minnesota Wild Betting Odds Preview with Pick

The Minnesota Wild will try to be nasty hosts on Saturday when the Calgary Flames pay a visit to Xcel Energy Center.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to side with the Minnesota Wild in this one found them earlier as -200 favorites on the NHL money line at Bet365. Betting the over under total instead? It was hovering near 5.5 at its open earlier today at BetOnline and may have moved.

A 2.8-2.2 result in favor of the Flames is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Calgary Flames vs Minnesota Wild Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Minnesota will face the 34-40-7 Flames. In totals betting, the Wild are 29-33-19 in over under betting so far this season while the Calgary Flames are 42-35-4. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Minnesota vs Calgary injuries news.

This game puts the Minnesota Wild, most recently No. 9 in the Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings, up against the Calgary Flames, who rate a No. 14 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Minnesota's No. 17-ranked offense, averaging 2.65 goals per game, against a Flames defense that ranks No. 30 at 3.2 goals allowed. The Wild power play is averaging 18.97% while the Flames defense kills off 75.11% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, Calgary was a 7-3 winner at home against the Canucks. Bettors on Calgary at -164 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (10) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

Minnesota lost its last outing, a 3-0 result against the Sharks on April 05. Bettors who backed the Sharks at +103 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Betting Trends
  • Calgary is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Calgary's last 6 games
  • Calgary is 4-10 SU in its last 14 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Calgary's last 6 games on the road
  • Minnesota is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • Minnesota is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • Minnesota is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Calgary
  • Minnesota is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Calgary

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