Flames vs. Panthers - 1/13/16 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Florida Panthers (26-12-5) at Calgary Flames (19-20-2)
NHL Hockey: Wednesday, January 13, 2016 at 9:30 pm (Scotiabank Saddledome)
The Line: Calgary Flames +109 / Florida Panthers -120 --- Over/Under: 5 See the Latest Odds
TV: FSFL, SNO
The Florida Panthers and Calgary Flames square off Wednesday night at the Scotiabank Saddledome.
The Florida Panthers look to stay hot after winning 12 of their last 13 games. The Florida Panthers are averaging 2.6 goals per game and are scoring on 16.7 percent of their power plays. Jaromir Jagr leads Florida with 15 goals, Aleksander Barkov has 16 assists and Vincent Trocheck has 77 shots on goal. Defensively, the Florida Panthers are allowing 2.1 goals per game and are killing 82.1 percent of their power play chances. Roberto Luongo has allowed 71 goals on 1,010 shots faced and Al Montoya has given up 15 goals on 250 shots. Luongo has allowed six goals in his last three games.
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The Calgary Flames could use a nice victory after losing six of their last 10 games. The Calgary Flames are averaging 2.6 goals per game and are scoring on 14.6 percent of their power plays. Johnny Gaudreau leads Calgary with 18 goals, Sean Monahan has 15 assists and Mark Giordano has 100 shots on goal. Defensively, the Calgary Flames are allowing 3.1 goals per game and are killing 73.5 percent of their power play chances. Karri Ramo has allowed 77 goals on 851 shots faced and Jonas Hiller has given up 35 goals on 254 shots. Ramo has allowed eight goals in his last three games.
The Panthers are 6-0 in their last 6 games playing on 1 days rest and 20-7 in their last 27 overall. The Flames are 6-1 in their last 7 vs. Eastern Conference and 1-4 in their last 5 home games. The road team is 7-3 in the last 10 meetings.
The Panthers monster winning streak may have come to an end on Monday, but they remain the hottest team in hockey. The Flames? Not so much. Hard not to back the road team here, especially when the road team has won seven of the last 10 games between these two teams.