Flames big underdogs vs. Penguins
PITTSBURGH, PA (TheSpread) – The Calgary Flames look to stop the bleeding tonight when they hit the road to face the Pittsburgh Penguins at 7PM ET.
Calgary is 17-11-2 on the season and 9-7 on the road while Pittsburgh is 18-6-3 overall and 9-4-1 at home. Pittsburgh has won seven straight meetings with Calgary coming into tonight’s game, but these two are meeting for the first time this season.
Oddsmakers are solidly behind Pittsburgh at home in this one, as oddsmakers at Bovada.lv have given Pittsburgh odds of -195 to win the game, while Calgary has been given a money line of +170 to prevail. The over/under total for the game has yet to be set.
Calgary has lost three straight games coming into tonight, including a 4-3 loss last night to the Sabres. Calgary is just 2-4 in its last six games as an underdog and the Flames have hit the under in five of their last eight games. Pittsburgh has lost two of its last three coming into tonight’s game. Pittsburgh has won four of its last five games when favored with a money line of -170 or higher. The Penguins have hit the under in four of their last five games.