The Pittsburgh Penguins have managed to pick up the victory in each of their last eight games against the Calgary Flames as those two teams meet in an East vs. West battle for the second time this season on Friday night.
Pittsburgh topped Calgary 3-1 as a -170 home favorite on the NHL betting lines in their first meeting of the season on December 12, in an UNDER result for totals bettors. The Flames last beat the Penguins way back in December 2005, and the UNDER has gone 7-2 in their last nine matchups.
Pittsburgh Penguins vs Calgary Flames Opening Odds and Betting Line
NHL Hockey odds makers at 5Dimes opened the Calgary Flames as 109 moneyline underdogs in this betting matchup. Those over under betting saw the line open at 5.5 at BetOnline.
Computer Prediction: Pittsburgh Penguins vs Calgary Flames Pick
Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 3.1-2.1 result in favor of the Flames. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.
Pittsburgh Penguins vs Calgary Flames Odds and Stats.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The Flames sit at 29-20-3 on the season; in comparison, the Pittsburgh Penguins are currently 29-14-8. Looking to wager on the totals? Calgary is 23-28-1 OU, and Pittsburgh is 20-29-2 OU. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Calgary vs Pittsburgh injuries news.
This game matches up the No. 17 (Calgary Flames) and the No. 22 (Pittsburgh Penguins) teams according to our current NHL Power Rankings.
How Pittsburgh Penguins vs Calgary Flames Stats Matchup
Offensively, the game matches up the Calgary Flames No. 11-ranked offense (2.92 goals per game) against a Pittsburgh Penguins defense that ranks No. 9 at 2.53 goals per game allowed. The Flames powerplay has clicked at a 17.44% rate while the Penguins have a 86.89% rate on the penalty kill.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
In their last action, Pittsburgh was a 2-0 winner on the road against the Oilers. Bettors on Pittsburgh at -205 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (2) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.
Calgary was a 3-1 winner in its last match at home against the Sharks. They won as -110 favorites, while the total score of 4 made winners of UNDER bettors.
Pittsburgh Penguins vs Calgary Flames Betting Odds Trends
Pittsburgh is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Pittsburgh’s last 7 games
Pittsburgh is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Pittsburgh’s last 7 games on the road
Calgary is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Calgary is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Calgary’s last 12 games at home
Calgary is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing Pittsburgh
Next Betting Matchups
Pittsburgh at Vancouver, Saturday, February 7th
Calgary at San Jose, Monday, February 9th