Making on a bet on this NHL game featuring the Flames versus the Hurricanes? The puck drops at 5:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on ESPN+. The game will be played at PNC Arena in Raleigh, NC. The over/under for this non-conference contest is set at 6.5 goals, with the Hurricanes being the favored by -1.5 goals against the Flames.

CALGARY FLAMES VS CAROLINA HURRICANES BETTING PICK

The Pick: Carolina Hurricanes -1.5

This game will be played at PNC Arena at 5:00 ET on Sunday, March 10th.

WHY BET THE CAROLINA HURRICANES:

  • Based on our analysis, we foresee the Hurricanes winning the game with a predicted score of 4-2.
  • Take the Hurricanes on the moneyline
  • The Hurricanes should also cover at -1.5

Do the Flames Stand a Chance on the Road?

With a record of 31-27-5, the Flames currently sit in 5th place in the Pacific Division and 9th in the Western Conference. On the road this season, Calgary has gone 15-13-4. Over their last ten games, the Flames have gone 6-4, and they are 3-2 over their last five games.

As the underdog, Calgary has gone 17-14-3 this season. Against other Western Conference teams, the Flames have gone 18-17. So far this year, Calgary has been favored in 29 of their 63 games.

Calgary comes into the game with a puck line record of 32-31 this year, including going 5-5 in their last ten games. On the road, the Flames have a puck line mark of 18-14 and have gone 7-3 in their last ten road games.

So far, Calgary has 20 wins by multiple goals and 19 losses by more than one goal. Overall, the Flames have an average scoring margin of .0 goals per game.

This season, Calgary’s games have an average of 6.3 goals per game. The average over/under number for the season is 6.1. The Flames come in with an over/under performance of 36-25-2.

When looking at their past three road matchups, Calgary has an puck line record of 2-1 while averaging 4 per game. The team went 2-1 overall in these games.

On the offensive side, the Flames are scoring an 3.1 goals per game this season, ranking 16th in the NHL. When it came to shots on target per game, they are 16th in the league. In terms of the Flames’ offense during power plays, they are 29th in power play goals and 4th in shorthanded goals.

Calgary’s current leading scorer is Blake Coleman. This season, he has 26 goals, which puts him 32nd in the NHL. Along with his scoring, he has come up with 22 assists so far.

Defensively, the Hurricanes come into the season ranked 32nd in goals allowed. Opponents are averaging 25.4 shots per game against Carolina. For the season, they are ranked 9th in shutouts, coming in with 4 shutouts.

Goalie Dan Vladar comes into the game having made 17 starts this season. So far, his record is 8-7 and he has a save percentage of 0.444%.

Can the Hurricanes Grab a Win at Home?

At home this season, the Hurricanes have gone 20-8-4, and they have been favored in 56 of their 63 games. Carolina has won two straight games and has gone 7-3 in their last ten games. In the Eastern Conference standings, the Hurricanes are in 4th place and 2nd in the Metropolitan Division. Overall, Carolina is 38-19-6 this season.

Over their last five games, the Hurricanes have gone 4-1, and they have won each of their last two games when they have been favored. In games against other Eastern Conference teams, Carolina has gone 24-10 this year. At home, the Hurricanes have gone 20-8-4 this year, and they have gone 35-15-6 as the favorite.

Carolina is 26-37 against the puck line this season and 22-34 as the favorite. So far, the Hurricanes have had 24 wins by multiple goals.

Overall, Carolina has a scoring margin of +.5 goals per game, and their average scoring margin at home is +.6 goals per contest. In their last ten home games, the Hurricanes have gone 4-6 against the puck line.

On average, Carolina’s games have finished with 6.1 goals per game. The season’s average over/under line stands at 6.2. In total, the Hurricanes come in with an over/under record of 26-36-1.

Across their last three road contests, Calgary has been good against the puck line posting a mark of 2-1. Their overall mark in these games was 2-1, while averaging 4 goals per game.

The Hurricanes come into the game scoring an average of 3.3 goals per game, putting them 11th in the NHL. Regarding shots targeted at the goal per game, they are 8th in the league. Carolina’s offense comes into the game ranked 4th in power play goals. And in terms of shorthanded goals, they are 6th in the NHL.

Carolina’s leading goal scorer is Sebastian Aho. So far this season, he has 24 goals, placing him 38th in the NHL. In addition to his goal scoring, Aho has 41 assists this season.

Defensively, the Hurricanes come into the season ranked 32nd in goals allowed. Opponents are averaging 25.4 shots per game against Carolina. For the season, they are ranked 9th in shutouts, coming in with 4 shutouts.

Entering the game, goalie Frederik Andersen has started seven games this season. His current record stands at 5-1, and his save percentage is 0.324%.