Flames vs. Oilers Prediction
A pair of non-playoff teams will square off tonight in Edmonton when the Oilers host the Flames at 10:00PM ET in a game that should fall under the total.
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the over/under is sitting at 5.5 goals for tonight's game. The Oilers, meanwhile, are -150 money line favorites over the visiting Flames, who have +130 odds to pull off the upset.
The Oilers beat the Flames in their last meeting 2-1 in a shootout. Poor Calgary has lost five of six games. They've scored two or less goals in four of their last six and are 7-0-1 at Edmonton in the last eight games. The Flames are also 7-3 'under' in their last 10 games at Edmonton.
The Oilers, meanwhile, are 14-5-1 'under' in their last 20 overall and 10-4-1 'under' in their last 15 vs. Western Conference opponents. The under is 8-1-1 in their last 10 home games as well and is 5-1-1 in their last seven games versus opponents with a losing record.
SATURDAY NHL FREE PICK: FLAMES/OILERS UNDER 5.5