The Edmonton Oilers (22-21-3) meet the Calgary Flames (30-13-4) on Saturday night at Rogers Place.
The Oilers had a road trip to the Vancouver Canucks on Wednesday night, with their last result prior to that being a 7-2 win on home-ice against the Buffalo Sabres on Monday night.
The Oilers are currently averaging 2.85 Goals per Game, which leaves them 20th overall in the NHL standings. Defensively they are allowing 3.17 Goals per Game, which puts them tied 23rd overall in the standings. On an individual basis, Connor McDavid leads the way in terms of both goals and assists for the Oilers with 28 and 41 respectively.
The Calgary Flames had two games on Wednesday and Friday evening on home-ice against the Buffalo Sabres and Detroit Red Wings prior to this game, with their last result before that being a comprehensive 7-1 win on home-ice against the Arizona Coyotes last Sunday night. That represented a fifth consecutive win for the Flames.
The Flames are currently averaging 3.68 Goals per Game, which puts them up in 2nd in the overall NHL rankings. Defensively they are allowing 2.79 Goals per Game, which leaves them 7th overall. On an individual basis, Johnny Gaudreau is the main source of goals and assists for the Flames with 27 and 42 respectively.
With regards to NHL bet predictions for this game, the Flames are clearly the form team and they possess some very impressive goal stats this season. It’s a close call, but the Flames are our betting tips on the Money Line odds to claim the win in this game.
Pick: Money Line – Calgary Flames