The Flames and Golden Knights are set to face off at 10:00 ET on ESPN+. The Golden Knights will host the game at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, NV. This Pacific division matchup has an over/under of 6 goals, and the Golden Knights are favored to win at home vs. the Flames.

CALGARY FLAMES VS VEGAS GOLDEN KNIGHTS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Vegas Golden Knights -1.5

This game will be played at T-Mobile Arena at 10:00 ET on Saturday, January 13th.

WHY BET THE VEGAS GOLDEN KNIGHTS:

  • With a 1.5-goal advantage on the spread, our projections favor the Golden Knights to secure a 4-3 victory.
  • Take the Golden Knights on the moneyline
  • On the spread, we like Flames (+1.5)

Will Calgary Win on the Road?

On the season, the Flames are 11th in the Western Conference and 6th in the Pacific Division. So far, they have gone 19-18-5 overall, including a 12-13 record against other Western Conference teams and a 5-5 mark against division opponents. In their last ten games, Calgary has gone 6-4 and they have won two straight games. On the road, the Flames are 9-11-4.

As an underdog this season, Calgary has gone 9-10-3 in 22 games. Over their last three games, the Flames have gone 2-1, and for the year, they have gone 10-8-2 when favored. So far, Calgary has scored 43 points, and they have gone 3-2 in their last five games.

On the road this season, the Flames have gone 12-12 vs. the puck line and have an average scoring margin of -.3 goals per game. So far, Calgary has been the underdog in 22 games and has a puck line record of 15-7 in those games.

Over their last ten road games, the Flames have gone 8-2 vs. the puck line, and in their last three games, their puck line record is 2-1. Overall, Calgary has 12 wins by multiple goals and has gone 22-20 vs. the puck line this season.

The average goal total for Calgary’s games is sitting at 6.4. The average over/under line for the season is 6.2. The Flames come in with an over/under record of 24-17-1.

In their last three road games, Calgary has averaged 3 goals per game while allowing 3. The team’s record in this stretch was 1-2 while going 2-1.

For their offensive performance, the Flames come in averaging 3.2 goals per game this season, which is 13th in the NHL. In the category of shots on goal per game, they are 7th in the league. In terms of power play goals, the Flames offense is 27th in power play goals. As for shorthanded goals, they are 1st in the NHL.

Calgary’s leading goal scorer is Blake Coleman. So far this season, he has 18 goals, placing him 25th in the NHL. Coleman also comes into the game with 17 assists.

The Golden Knights defense is currently 9th in goals allowed. Opponents are averaging 30.2 shots per game against Vegas. In terms of shutouts, they come into the game ranked 10th with 2 shutouts.

Heading into this matchup vs. Vegas, goalie Jacob Markstrom has started 25 games in this season. His current record is 12-11, and his save percentage stands at 0.874%.

Will the Golden Knights Make it Happen at Home?

Heading into today’s game, the Golden Knights sit 5th in the Western Conference with a record of 24-13-5. Vegas has gone 17-10 against other Western Conference teams and 9-6 against divisional opponents. Over their last ten games, the Golden Knights have gone just 3-7 and are 2-3 in their last five.

At home this season, Vegas has gone 15-4-2 and have won two straight games. As the favorite, the Golden Knights are 17-8-4 on the season and have been favored in 29 of their 42 games. Over their last three games, Vegas has gone 2-1.

On the season, the Golden Knights have gone 20-22 against the puck line, including a mark of 11-10 at home. So far, Vegas has 14 wins by multiple goals and has gone 4-6 against the puck line over their last ten games.

Currently, the Golden Knights have an average scoring margin of +.5 goals per game. In their last three games, Vegas has gone 2-1 against the puck line and 4-1 in their last five games at home.

This season, Vegas’ games are averaging 6 goals per game. Their average over/under line is 6.2. The Golden Knights currently have an over/under record of 19-23-0.

In their last three road games, Calgary has averaged 3 goals per game while allowing 3. The team’s record in this stretch was 1-2 while going 2-1.

For their offensive performance, the Golden Knights come in averaging 3.1 goals per game this season, which is 15th in the NHL. In the category of shots on goal per game, they are 6th in the league. Vegas’ offense is currently ranked 8th in power play goals. When it comes to shorthanded goals, they are 10th in the league.

Vegas’ leading goal scorer is Jack Eichel. So far this season, he has 19 goals, placing him 23rd in the NHL. In addition to his goal scoring, Eichel has 25 assists this season.

Defensively, the Golden Knights are currently 9th in goals allowed. On average, opponents are taking 30.2 shots per game against Vegas. They also are 10th in shutouts, coming in with 2 shutouts.

Goalie Logan Thompson comes into the game having made 23 starts this season. So far, his record is 13-8 and he has a save percentage of 0.816%.