Thursday’s NHL slate features a matchup between the heavily favored Calgary Flames (40-18-8) and the Los Angeles Kings (36-23-9) at Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta. The Flames are -277 on the moneyline to win at home against the Kings (+223) in the game, which starts at 9:00 PM ET.
Flames vs. Kings Predictions
Flames vs. Kings Betting Odds
Flames vs. Kings Betting Trends
- The Flames have been victorious in 32 of their 50 games when they were listed as a moneyline favorite this season (64.0%).
- Calgary is 6-4 when playing with moneyline odds of -277 or shorter (60.0% win percentage).
- Based on the moneyline in this matchup, the Flames’ implied win probability is 73.5%.
- The Flames score the fifth-most goals in the league (230 total, 3.5 per game).
- The Flames have allowed 162 total goals (only 2.4 per game), ranking second in NHL action for the fewest goals against.
- The Kings have been listed as the underdog 38 times this season, and upset their opponent 15 times.
- Los Angeles has not entered a game with bigger moneyline odds than +223.
- The Kings’ 193 goals on the season (2.8 per game) rank them 19th in the NHL.
- The Kings’ total of 191 goals conceded (2.8 per game) is 10th in the league.
Flames vs. Kings Over/Under Trends
- This season, Calgary and its opponent have combined to outscore Thursday’s total of 6 goals 40 times.
- This season, 33 of Los Angeles’ games have featured more than 6 goals.
- The over/under for this game (6) is 0.3 less than the combined scoring averages for the Flames (3.48) and Kings (2.84).
- These two teams concede a combined 5.3 goals per game, 0.7 less than this one’s over/under.
Flames Team Leaders
- Johnny Gaudreau: 30 goals and 60 assists
- Matthew Tkachuk: 32 goals and 51 assists
- Elias Lindholm: 34 goals and 34 assists
- Jacob Markstrom: 31-13-7 record, .925 save percentage, 111 goals given up
Kings Team Leaders
- Anze Kopitar: 17 goals and 40 assists
- Adrian Kempe: 28 goals and 14 assists
- Trevor Moore: 13 goals and 29 assists
- Jonathan Quick: 17-12-8 record, .909 save percentage, 97 goals conceded
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