Don’t miss out on the NHL showdown between the Coyotes and Flames. The game is starting at 9:00 ET on ESPN+, and it’s hosted by the Flames at Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, AB. Get ready to place your bets! The over/under for this game is set at 6 goals, and the Flames are the home favorites against the Coyotes in a Western conference matchup.
ARIZONA COYOTES 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, January 16th.
WHY BET THE CALGARY FLAMES:
- Our prediction for this game is that the Flames will come out on top with a projected score of 4-2.
- Take the Flames on the moneyline
- The Flames should also cover at -1.5
Will Arizona Pull Through as the Underdog Road Team?
Heading into tonight’s game, the Coyotes are 11th in the Western Conference with 44 points and a record of 21-18-2. In the Central Division, Arizona is in 5th place. Over their last ten games, the Coyotes are 5-5, and they have gone 2-1 in their last three games.
On the road this season, Arizona has gone 8-9-2 and has won two straight games away from home. As the underdog, the Coyotes have gone 11-17-1 on the year.
On the road this season, the Coyotes have a puck line record of 11-8, and their average scoring margin in those games is at .1 goals per contest. So far, Arizona has been the underdog in 29 of their 41 games, and their puck line record as the underdog is at 16-13.
Arizona comes into this game with an overall puck line record of 21-20, and they have gone 5-5 against the puck line in their last ten games. In their last ten road games, the Coyotes have a puck line record of 4-6, and they have gone 3-2 against the puck line in their last five games away from home.
This season, Arizona’s games have an average of 6.1 goals per game. The average over/under number for the season is 6.2. The Coyotes come in with an over/under performance of 22-16-3.
In their last three road games, Arizona has averaged 3 goals per game while allowing 1. The team’s record in this stretch was 2-1 while going 2-1 vs. the spread.
The Coyotes come into the game scoring an average of 3 goals per game, putting them 24th in the NHL. Regarding shots targeted at the goal per game, they are 31st in the league. This season, the Coyotes have a 10-3 record in games where they outshoot their opponent. In games with fewer shots on goal, they hold a 11-13 record.
Arizona’s leading goal scorer is Clayton Keller. So far this season, he has 17 goals, placing him 42nd in the NHL. Along with his scoring, he has come up with 21 assists so far.
The Flames defense is currently 17th in goals allowed. Opponents are averaging 29.8 shots per game against Calgary. In terms of shutouts, they come into the game ranked 27th with 1 shutouts.
Entering the game, goalie Connor Ingram has started 24 games this season. His current record stands at 15-8, and his save percentage is 0.83%.
Can the Flames Hold Strong at Home?
At home this season, the Flames have gone 10-7-1, and they have won their last two games at home. In the Western Conference, Calgary is in 10th place, and in the Pacific Division, they are in 6th place. Overall, the Flames have a record of 20-18-5, and they have won three straight games.
Against other teams in the West, Calgary has gone 13-13 this season. When they have been favored, the Flames have gone 10-8-2, and they have won their last two games when they have been favored. Over their last three games, Calgary is 3-0.
At home this year, the Flames have gone 10-8 against the puck line, and they have a puck line mark of 23-20 overall. So far, Calgary has 13 wins by multiple goals, and they have dropped 11 games by just one goal.
Heading into this game, the Flames have a puck line record of 6-4 in their last ten games and their average scoring margin at home is +.2 goals per game. Calgary has been the favorite in 20 games this year, and their puck line record as the favorite is just 7-13.
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 6.2. Overall, the Flames have an over/under record of 24-18-1.
When looking at their past three road matchups, Arizona has an puck line record of 2-1 while averaging 3 per game. The team went 2-1 overall in these games.
When looking at their offense, the Flames have an average of 3.2 goals per game this season, positioning themselves 14th in the NHL. In terms of shots on goal per game, they are ranked 9th in the league. So far this year, the Flames are 11-10 in games they have had more shots on goal than their opponent. They are 8-8 in games with fewer shots on goal.
Calgary will be looking for a good game from Blake Coleman who leads the team in scoring with 19 goals, ranking 26th in the NHL. Along with his scoring, he has come up with 18 assists so far.
In terms of defense, the Flames head into the game ranked 17th in goals allowed. On average, opponents are taking 29.8 shots per game against Calgary. So far, they are 27th in shutouts, achieving 1 shutouts.
Goalie Jacob Markstrom comes into the game having made 26 starts this season. So far, his record is 13-11 and he has a save percentage of 0.883%.