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Calgary Flames Home to Blue Jackets in NHL Betting Odds Action

The visiting Columbus Blue Jackets hope for a solid performance on Friday as they look to steal a win at Scotiabank Saddledome against the Calgary Flames.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Columbus Blue Jackets were listed as -125 favorites on the NHL hockey moneyline earlier at Bet365. The over under total was set at 5 before betting started earlier on Friday at Bovada.

Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 3.2-2.4 result in favor of the Blue Jackets today. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Columbus Blue Jackets vs Calgary Flames Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Calgary will face the 18-5-4 Blue Jackets. In totals betting, the Flames are 12-16-3 in over under betting so far this season while the Columbus Blue Jackets are 8-15-3. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Calgary vs Columbus injuries news.

The Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings have the Calgary Flames at No. 16 and the Columbus Blue Jackets at No. 1 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Calgary Flames No. 18-ranked offense (2.62 goals per game) against a Columbus Blue Jackets defense that ranks No. 2 at 2.11 goals per game allowed. The Flames powerplay has clicked at a 16.83% rate while the Blue Jackets have a 82.67% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Columbus won its last outing, a 6-2 result against the Islanders on December 10. Bettors who backed the Blue Jackets at -140 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (8) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

Calgary was a 6-2 winner in its last match at home against the Jets. They won as favorites, while the total score of 8 made winners of OVER bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Columbus is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Columbus is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • Columbus is 13-4 ATS in its last 17 games on the road
  • Columbus is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games on the road
  • Calgary is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games
  • Calgary is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
  • Calgary is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games at home
  • Calgary is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Columbus at Vancouver, Sunday, December 18th
Calgary at Arizona, Monday, December 19th