Don’t miss out on the NHL showdown between the Flames and Rangers. The game is starting at 7:00 ET on ESPN+, and it’s hosted by the Rangers at Madison Square Garden in New York, NY. Get ready to place your bets! This non-conference matchup has an over/under of 6 goals, and the Rangers are favored by -1.5 against the Flames.

CALGARY FLAMES VS NEW YORK RANGERS BETTING PICK

The Pick: New York Rangers -1.5

This game will be played at Madison Square Garden at 7:00 ET on Monday, February 12th.

WHY BET THE NEW YORK RANGERS:

  • Based on projections, we have the Rangers coming out on top by a score of 4-2.
  • Take the Rangers on the moneyline
  • The Rangers should also cover at -1.5

Taking a Look at the Flames Chances in New York

Heading into tonight’s game, the Flames are 10th in the Western Conference with a record of 25-22-5. In their last 10 games, Calgary has gone 6-4 and has won their last four games.

On the road this season, the Flames have gone 13-11-4, and they have won their last five road games. As the underdog, Calgary has gone 13-12-3 this season and has won their last three games when not favored.

On the road, the Flames have a puck line record of 16-12, and their puck line record for the entire season is 27-25. So far, Calgary has 16 wins by multiple goals and 14 losses by multiple goals.

Over their last ten road games, the Flames have a puck line record of 8-2, and their average scoring margin on the road is +.1 goals per game. As the underdog, Calgary’s puck line record is 20-8, and they have won their last three games vs. the puck line.

Games involving Calgary have an average of 6.2 goals per game this season. Their average over/under line is 6.2. In terms of their over/under performance, the Flames come in with a record of 29-22-1.

The Flames are 3-0 puck line in their three last road games and 3-0 straight-up.

Offensively, the Flames come into the game at 3.1 goals per contest placing 14th in the NHL. In terms of shots on goal per game, they are in 10th position in the league. The Calgary offense is ranked 26th in power play goals. As for shorthanded goals, they find themselves at 4th in the NHL.

The leading scorer for Calgary’s offense is Blake Coleman. Coming into the game he has 21 goals, ranking 34th in the NHL. Coleman also comes into the game with 22 assists.

Defensively, the Rangers come into the season ranked 26th in goals allowed. Opponents are averaging 28.1 shots per game against New York. For the season, they are ranked 24th in shutouts, coming in with 2 shutouts.

Goalie Jacob Markstrom gets the start and has made 32 starts this season. His record at this point is 17-13, and his save percentage is 0.894%.

Does New York Stand a Chance at Home?

At home this season, the Rangers have been strong, going 17-7-0. Overall, New York is 33-16-3 and has won four straight games. In the Eastern Conference, they are in third place and first in the Metropolitan Division. Over their last ten games, the Rangers are 6-4, and in games where they have been favored, they have gone 26-13-2.

Through 52 games, New York has 69 points. In the Eastern Conference, the Rangers are in third place and first in the Metropolitan Division. Over their last three games, New York is 3-0, and they have won two straight games where they have been favored.

At home, the Rangers have a puck line record of 10-14 and their average scoring margin is +.5 goals per game. So far, New York has gone 25-27 against the puck line, and they have 19 wins by more than one goal.

Over their last ten home games, the Rangers have a puck line record of 5-5, and their average scoring margin when favored is +.3 goals per game. In their last ten games as the favorite, New York has gone just 15-26 against the puck line.

This season, New York’s games have an average of 6.1 goals per game. The average over/under number for the season is 6.1. The Rangers come in with an over/under performance of 27-22-3.

The Flames are 3-0 puck line in their three last road games and 3-0 straight-up.

On offense, the Rangers are averaging 3.2 goals per game which is 10th in the NHL. In terms of shots on goal per game, they are 9th in the league. New York’s offense is currently ranked 7th in power play goals. When it comes to shorthanded goals, they are 24th in the league.

New York’s leading goal scorer is Artemi Panarin. So far this season, he has 31 goals, placing him 6th in the NHL. Panarin also comes into the game with 37 assists.

The Rangers defense is currently 26th in goals allowed. Opponents are averaging 28.1 shots per game against New York. In terms of shutouts, they come into the game ranked 24th with 2 shutouts.

Goalie Igor Shesterkin comes into the game having made 33 starts this season. So far, his record is 20-12 and he has a save percentage of 0.837%.