Kings vs. Flames Free Pick
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Flames are -115 money line favorites over the Kings, who are -105 on the money line. The total, meanwhile, is sitting at 5.5 goals.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Kings opened as -118 money line favorites but their odds have dropped down to -105 or are +104 depending on the sports book. As for the Flames, they opened as +109 money line underdogs and their odds have flipped to -115.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers that have currently been placed on this game, 54% of bettors favor the Kings. This information is subject to change, however, so click on the link provided for the most updated public betting stats. Surprisingly, the total moved as well. Usually the over/under in hockey games rarely moves but the total in this contest opened at 5 and is up to 5.5.
NHL FREE PICK: Take the under. According to latest NHL trends, the under is 5-1-1 in the last seven meetings between these two teams in Calgary and 12-3-1 in the last 16 meetings overall. The under is also 3-0-3 in the Kings’ last six games overall, 2-0-3 in their last five road games and 3-0-3 in their last six contests versus the Western Conference. (As well as 10-2-4 in their last 16 games on Wednesday.) On the other side, the under is 5-0-5 in the Flames’ last 10 games in the third game of a 3-in-4 days situation. The Flames have scored more than two goals only twice over the last six games so expect the total to go under tonight.
WEDNESDAY NHL FREE PICK: KINGS/FLAMES UNDER 5.5