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Vancouver Canucks vs Calgary Flames Odds Preview with Prediction

The Calgary Flames will look to bolster their win total and reward fans moneyline betting when the Vancouver Canucks invade Scotiabank Saddledome on Wednesday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

If you're going with the Calgary Flames in this one, they were listed as moneyline favorites of -120 on most NHL hockey betting menus (such as Bovada) early today for Wednesday's contest. The over-under total was at 5.5 earlier at Bet365.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 3.2-2.7 win for the Canucks. 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

The Calgary Flames currently sport a record of 50-35-8. The Vancouver Canucks are 50-33-5. Betting totals have seen the Flames post a 41-47-5 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Canucks have gone 37-39-12 against the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Calgary vs Vancouver injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 11 (Calgary Flames) and the No. 9 (Vancouver Canucks) teams according to our current NHL Power Rankings.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Calgary Flames No. 8-ranked offense (2.88 goals per game) against a Vancouver Canucks defense that ranks No. 18 at 2.73 goals per game allowed. The Flames powerplay has clicked at a 18.97% rate while the Canucks have a 84.81% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, Vancouver was a 7-4 loser on the road against the Flames. Bettors on Calgary at -130 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (11) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

The Flames were a 3-2 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Ducks. That made winners of bettors who got Anaheim at -248 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for OVER bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Vancouver is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • Vancouver is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Vancouver's last 6 games on the road
  • Vancouver is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games when playing Calgary
  • Calgary is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Calgary's last 6 games
  • Calgary is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Calgary's last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Vancouver home to Calgary, Saturday, October 10th