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Vancouver Canucks Face the Calgary Flames: NHL Odds and Betting Stats

The Vancouver Canucks will look to grab a road win when they take on the Flames in Calgary at Scotiabank Saddledome on Friday in NHL betting odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Calgary Flames were listed earlier today as -160 moneyline favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark (including Bovada), while odds makers set the opening betting total around 5.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 3.1-2.2 victory for the Flames. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Vancouver Canucks vs Calgary Flames Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

This season the Calgary Flames are 17-16-2 overall while the Vancouver Canucks are 14-17-3. As for the totals, Calgary is 14-17-4 on the OU, and Vancouver is 16-13-5. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Calgary vs Vancouver injuries news.

The Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings have the Calgary Flames at No. 11 and the Vancouver Canucks at No. 22 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Calgary Flames No. 20-ranked offense (2.57 goals per game) against a Vancouver Canucks defense that ranks No. 27 at 3.09 goals per game allowed. The Flames powerplay has clicked at a 18.58% rate while the Canucks have a 80% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Vancouver lost its last outing, a 4-1 result against the Jets on December 22. Bettors who backed the Jets at -111 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Last time out for Calgary, they were a 4-1 loser as they battled the Sharks on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Sharks at -180 were rewarded, while the 5 combined goals moved the game PUSH for totals bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Vancouver is 11-5 ATS in its last 16 games
  • Vancouver is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
  • Vancouver is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Vancouver is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Calgary
  • Calgary is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Calgary is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games
  • Calgary is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games at home
  • Calgary is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Vancouver home to Los Angeles, Wednesday, December 28th
Calgary at Colorado, Tuesday, December 27th