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Chicago BlackhawksCalgary Flames
Nov 18, 9:00 PM | Scotiabank Saddledome

Chicago Blackhawks vs Calgary Flames Odds

12-4-3TEAM RECORD7-9-1

The Calgary Flames battle the visiting Chicago Blackhawks on Friday in NHL betting action at Scotiabank Saddledome.

The Flames sit at 7-9-1 on the season; in comparison, the Blackhawks are currently 12-4-3. Looking to wager on the totals? Calgary is 5-10-2 OU, and Chicago is 11-8 OU.

View Chicago vs Calgary Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
On the opening NHL line for this matchup, Calgary sat as +120 underdogs. The total was set at 5.5.

Power Rankings:
The Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings have the Flames at No. 23 and the Blackhawks at No. 8 heading into this contest.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Calgary's No. 29-ranked offense, averaging 2.1 goals per game, against a Blackhawks defense that ranks No. 17 at 2.8 goals allowed. The Flames power play is averaging 12.9% while the Blackhawks defense kills off 76.4% of their penalties.

In their last action, Chicago was a 5-1 winner on the road against the Canucks. Bettors on Chicago at +116 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (6) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

Calgary was a 3-1 loser in its last match at home against the Senators. They lost as -145 favorites, while the total score of 4 made winners of UNDER bettors.

Chicago Blackhawks Trends:
When playing on Friday are 8-2
Before playing Edmonton are 6-4
After playing Vancouver are 4-6
After a win are 6-4

Calgary Flames Trends:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Los Angeles are 4-6
After playing Ottawa are 4-4-1
After a loss are 7-3

A few Blackhawks at Flames trends to consider:
Chicago is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games when playing Calgary
Chicago is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chicago's last 7 games
Chicago is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games when playing on the road against Calgary
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Calgary's last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Calgary's last 6 games at home
Calgary is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
Calgary is 4-8 SU in its last 12 games when playing at home against Chicago

Next up:
Chicago at Edmonton, Saturday, November 19
Calgary at Columbus, Monday, November 21