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NHL Betting Line Favors the Calgary Flames over the Detroit Red Wings Friday

Fans betting on NHL look for value at Scotiabank Saddledome on Friday as the host Calgary Flames battle the Detroit Red Wings in hockey odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had the Calgary Flames as -145 moneyline favorites in this particular NHL betting matchup earlier. The over under total, meanwhile, was set early at 5 before betting started to move the line at Bet365.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 3.5-1.7 win for the Flames. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Detroit Red Wings vs Calgary Flames Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Calgary will face the 25-26-10 Red Wings. In totals betting, the Flames are 26-32-6 in over under betting so far this season while the Detroit Red Wings are 27-27-7. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Calgary vs Detroit injuries news.

The NHL Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the No. 25-rated Detroit Red Wings taking on the No. 15-rated Calgary Flames in this contest.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Calgary's No. 18-ranked offense, averaging 2.67 goals per game, against a Red Wings defense that ranks No. 23 at 2.95 goals allowed. The Flames power play is averaging 19.61% while the Red Wings defense kills off 81.32% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Detroit, they were a 3-2 winner as they battled the Canucks on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Red Wings at -103 were rewarded, while the 5 combined goals moved the game PUSH for totals bettors.

Last time out for Calgary, they were a 2-1 winner as they battled the Kings at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Flames at -109 were rewarded, while the 3 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Next Betting Matchups

Detroit at Edmonton, Saturday, March 4th
Calgary home to New York, Sunday, March 5th