Making on a bet on this NHL game featuring the Ducks versus the Flames? The puck drops at 9:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on ESPN+. The game will be played at Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, AB. The over/under for this game is set at 6 goals, and the Flames are favored by -1.5 against the Ducks in a Pacific division matchup.

ANAHEIM DUCKS VS CALGARY FLAMES BETTING PICK

The Pick: Calgary Flames -1.5

This game will be played at Scotiabank Saddledome at 9:00 ET on Tuesday, April 2nd.

WHY BET THE CALGARY FLAMES:

  • According to our analysis, we anticipate the Flames to win this one with a projected score of 4-2.
  • Take the Flames on the moneyline
  • The Flames should also cover at -1.5

Can Anaheim Pull Out the Win as Road Underdogs?

On the season, the Ducks have struggled mightily, coming into tonight’s game with a record of 24-47-4. In the Western Conference, Anaheim is 14th and 7th in the Pacific Division. Over their last ten games, the Ducks have gone just 1-9 and have lost four straight games. On the road, Anaheim has lost eight straight games and is 13-23-2 for the season.

As the underdog, the Ducks have gone 20-42-4 this year and have lost four straight games when coming into a game as the underdog. In the Western Conference, Anaheim has gone just 11-32 against conference opponents and are 4-5 when favored this year. Over their last five games, the Ducks have gone 0-5 and have lost four straight games as the underdog.

On the season, the Ducks have gone 37-38 against the puck line, including a road mark of 19-19. So far, they have had 11 wins by multiple goals and 13 wins by just one goal.

Currently, Anaheim has an average scoring margin of -1.2 goals per game, and they have gone 34-32 against the puck line as the underdog. In their last ten games, the Ducks have a puck line record of just 3-7.

For the season, Anaheim’s games have finished with an average of 6.1 goals per game. Their average over/under line for the season is 6.3. Overall, the Ducks have an over/under record of 34-37-4.

Although Anaheim has a straight up record of 0-3 in their last three road games, they have not held up as well vs the puck line going 1-2. The team averaged 1 goals per game in these games.

Offensively, the Ducks come into the game at 2.4 goals per contest placing 30th in the NHL. In terms of shots on goal per game, they are in 29th position in the league. Looking at how the Ducks’ offense is performing during power plays, they are 25th in power play goals and 4th in shorthanded goals.

The leading scorer for Anaheim’s offense is Frank Vatrano. Coming into the game he has 30 goals, ranking 32nd in the NHL. Vatrano also comes into the game with 23 assists.

Defensively, the Flames are currently 22nd in goals allowed. On average, opponents are taking 29.7 shots per game against Calgary. They also are 27th in shutouts, coming in with 2 shutouts.

Entering the game, goalie John Gibson has started 43 games this season. His current record stands at 13-26, and his save percentage is 0.839%.

Will Calgary Come Through as Home Favorites?

At home this season, the Flames have gone 19-17-1 and have been favored in 32 of their 73 games. In the Western Conference, Calgary is in 12th place and 6th in the Pacific Division. Over their last ten games, the Flames have gone just 3-7 and have lost two straight games in which they were favored.

Overall, Calgary has gone 34-34-5 this season and has picked up 73 points. Against other teams from the Western Conference, the Flames have gone 20-21, and in divisional games, they have gone 10-9. In their last five games, the Flames have gone just 1-4.

Calgary enters this game with an overall puck line record of 35-38, including a mark of 17-20 at home. So far, they have 23 wins by multiple goals compared to just 11 one-goal victories.

When looking at their last ten games at home, the Flames have gone just 5-5 against the puck line. Overall, they are 9-23 as the favorite, and their average scoring margin as the favorite is -.2 goals per game.

For the season, Calgary’s games have finished with an average of 6.3 goals per game. Their average over/under line for the season is 6.1. Overall, the Flames have an over/under record of 42-29-2.

In their last three games away from home, the Ducks have a straight up record of 0-3 while going 1-2 vs the spread. The team’s offense averaged 1 goals per game in these contests.

Offensively, the Flames come into the game at 3.1 goals per contest placing 18th in the NHL. In terms of shots on goal per game, they are in 17th position in the league. Looking at how the Flames’ offense is performing during power plays, they are 29th in power play goals and 6th in shorthanded goals.

Calgary’s current leading scorer is Blake Coleman. This season, he has 29 goals, which puts him 36th in the NHL. Along with his scoring, he has come up with 23 assists so far.

Calgary defense takes on the Ducks ranked 22nd in goals allowed. On average, opponents are averaging 29.7 shots per game against Calgary. They also are 27th in shutouts, with 2 shutouts.

Entering the game, goalie Dustin Wolf has started 10 games this season. His current record stands at 3-6, and his save percentage is 0.375%.