Saturday’s NHL slate features a matchup between the heavily favored Calgary Flames (40-18-9) and the St. Louis Blues (37-20-9) at Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta. The Flames are -257 on the moneyline to win at home against the Blues (+207) in the game, which begins at 10:00 PM ET.
Flames vs. Blues Predictions
Flames vs. Blues Betting Odds
Flames vs. Blues Betting Trends
- In the 51 times this season the Flames have been favored on the moneyline, they have finished 32-19 in those games.
- Calgary is 6-5 (victorious in 54.5% of its games) when playing with moneyline odds of -257 or shorter.
- Based on this game’s moneyline, the Flames have an implied probability of 72.0% to win.
- The Flames score the sixth-most goals in the NHL (232 total, 3.5 per game).
- The Flames have allowed 164 total goals (just 2.4 per game), ranking second in NHL action for the fewest goals against.
- This season the Blues have 11 wins in the 24 games in which they’ve been an underdog.
- St. Louis has not played with moneyline odds of +207 or longer once this season.
- With 232 goals (3.5 per game), the Blues have the league’s sixth-best offense.
- The Blues have one of the top defenses in the NHL, conceding 188 total goals (2.8 per game), ninth in the NHL.
Flames vs. Blues Over/Under Trends
- A total of 27 Calgary games this season have gone over Saturday’s total of 6.5 goals.
- So far this season, 32 games St. Louis has played finished with more than 6.5 goals.
- These two teams combine for 7.0 goals per game, 0.48 more than the over/under for this contest.
- The 5.3 goals per game these two teams allow are 1.2 less than the total set for this contest.
Flames Team Leaders
- Johnny Gaudreau: 31 goals and 60 assists
- Matthew Tkachuk: 32 goals and 51 assists
- Elias Lindholm: 34 goals and 34 assists
- Jacob Markstrom: 31-13-8 record, .925 save percentage, 113 goals allowed
Blues Team Leaders
- Jordan Kyrou: 22 goals and 40 assists
- Vladimir Tarasenko: 23 goals and 35 assists
- Robert Thomas: 13 goals and 40 assists
- Jordan Binnington: 13-13-4 record, .901 save percentage, 93 goals given up
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