Calgary Flames vs Minnesota Wild Prediction, Pick and Preview, March 1 (3/1): NHL

Calgary Flames vs Minnesota Wild Prediction, Pick and Preview, March 1 (3/1): NHL

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Odds
Time 8:00 p.m. EST
Flames money line -105
Flames spread +1.5 (-245)
Wild Prediction money line -115
Wild Prediction spread -1.5 (+205)
Over / under 6

 

2021-2022 season stats
  Calgary Flames Minnesota Wild Preditcion
Record 31-14-6 31-16-3
Road / home record 16-10-2 16-4-1
Streak W1 L3
Goals per game 3.43 3.72
Goals allowed per game 2.43 3.08
Shots per game 35.9 32.3
Shots allowed per game 29.0 32.6
PP % 22.30% 20.00%
PK % 15.54% 21.30%
Over / under record 27-21-3 31-18-1

 

Preview

Two of the best teams in the league will meet when the Minnesota Wild hosts the Calgary Flames on Tuesday. The Flames dominated the Wild at home last Saturday and beat them 7-3. Matthew Tkachuk and Tyler Toffoli each had two goals and an assist.

CALGARY FLAMES

The Flames have won 11 of their last 12 games, 16-12 on the road and are first in the Pacific. Johnny Gaudreau leads the Flames with a plus-40 in 51 games this season. Elias Lindholm has 15 points over the last 10 games for Calgary.

In their last 10 games the Flames are 9-1, averaging 4.5 goals, eight assists, four penalties and 11 penalty minutes while allowing 2.2 goals per game with a .922 save percentage.

MINNESOTA WILD

Minnesota have lost their last 3 games but they've been really good at home with a 16-5 record. The Wild are 17-12-1 in Western Conference games. Minnesota ranks ninth in the Western Conference with 32.3 shots per game and is averaging 3.7 goals.

Kaprizov leads the Wild with 24 goals and has 63 points. Mats Zuccarello has 13 points over the last 10 games for Minnesota.

In their last 10 games the Wild are 4-6, averaging 3.4 goals, 5.4 assists, 4.2 penalties and 9.6 penalty minutes while giving up 3 goals per game with a .906 save percentage.

BETTING TRENDS

Calgary are 11-1 SU in their last 12 games.

The total has gone OVER in 9 of Calgary's last 12 games on the road.

Minnesota are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games.

Minnesota are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games at home.

Prediction

The Flames are on fire, they have won 11 of their last 12 games and are averaging 4.5 gpg in the last 10 games. Minnesota has struggled lately but they win the 76% of the time at home and are 11-4 as home favorites. This is a good spot for the Wild to get their revenge and break their losing streak. Take the Wild.

PICK: Wild ML (-115)

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